Great service. Despite being completely booked out took care of my car after an emergency.
DONNELLAN AUTO SERVICES - TYRES GALWAY
Your tyres are the contact point between you and the road and can be the cause of an avoidable accident.
They offer you grip and stability on the road, being vital in allowing you to brake safely and maintain your steering and handling. These are critical areas in keeping you safe at all times.
Donnellan Auto Services have a team of expert technicians that know just how essential your tyres are. And with your safety as our number 1 priority, we work hard to provide our clients with a reliable service every time.
Need Tyres in Galway? Book with Donnellan Auto Services today.
I can't find my locking wheel nut key – what should I do?
The first thing we recommend is that you do not try to remove the locking wheel nuts yourself.
Doing this usually causes more damage which makes them even harder to remove.
At Donnellan Auto Services, we have specialist equipment on hand that will remove the wheel nuts without delay.
What are the minimum tread requirements? And how do I measure this?
Irish law states that the minimum requirement for tyre tread is 1.6mm. With less than this, you will be driving on illegal tyres. If your car has worn tyres and you are stopped by a Garda you can receive a fixed charge notice of €80 and up to four penalty points if the matter goes to court. Not to mention the serious implications for your safety and that of other road users.
If your tread is below 3mm, tyre manufacturers recommend having your tyres checked as soon as possible, as stopping distance, particularly in wet weather conditions, can be adversely affected.
If you don’t have a special gauge to measure tread depth then you can use a €1 coin. Simply place the coin into the tyre grooves. If you can see the gold rim it means your tread depth is less than 3mm and you should consider replacing your tyres.
For help in checking your tyres meet the legal requirements, call us today, and we can arrange to complete all the necessary checks.
How to check your tyre pressure?
The inside of your driver’s door or inside your fuel cap should show the tyre pressures applicable to your car. These will give you the correct tyre pressures for your vehicle.
To check your tyre pressure yourself, follow these simple steps:
- Remove the dust cap from your tyre valve
- Place the pressure gauge onto the valve
- By pressing the gauge onto the valve, you will be given a correct pressure reading.
For the most accurate pressure readings, we recommend taking the pressures on cold tyres. Should you require any help with your tyre pressures, give us a call, and we will be happy to help.
Donnellan Auto Services replaced a headlight and did a full service on our BMW 520, they also did a very thorough diagnostics check on the car. Very professional and honest to deal with, attention to detail was second to none. Will definitely be back.
My first time to use Donnellan Services. Nothing was a bother for them. Very professional to deal with.
Will definitely return .
Thank you John and his team.
Very pleased with the service provided by Donnellan’s. They changed the timing belt on my A5 for me and did a vehicle inspection. The car was valeted before return. I found them to be very professional and helpful, and I will certainly use their services again.
Booked a 10 am appointment to check the headlamps on my vw Passat complied with NCT requirements prior to test,handled over the keys, within two minutes I was informed the lamps could not be adjusted i asked what were my options two new units was the reply but the man implied as they were only slightly of it may pass. I left the reception feeling very surprised and shocked with advice i was... Read More
I was very happy with the service which was performed on my car. I was kept up to date of repairs and all costs involved. I would highly recommend Donnellans and will definitely return for my next service.
This is my go to garage for all my car's needs.
This week my son had an emergency situation, travelling to visit me, so I called John for advice.
He provided me with a phone number to get my son help (stranded with a burst tyre on the motorway with 3 small children).
He then took the car in, gave it the once over, advised me of what needed doing and carried out the necessary... Read More
Our car broke down outside hotel we were staying in which is about a mile from this garage (DAS). We phoned Donnellan Auto Services. They came out tested battery, took the car and replaced the battery and returned the car all within an hour. Simply outstanding