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ELECTRIC VEHICLE SERVICING

The Biggest Independent Electric Vehicle Servicing Specialists In East London & Essex

MotorAid EV Servicing – Driven By Respect

Electric Vehicle Servicing

Electric Vehicle Servicing is vehicle specific – some makes and models will need more checks than others, than will incur more cost and time. We don’t make the rules on servicing, the manufacturers do, and we follow those guideline explicitly.

Our qualified IMI level 3 & 4 PHEV, MHEV, hybrid & EV technicians will be aware of any common faults, after all we know these cars like the back of our hands, we work on them daily. Our concern is longevity and to make your vehicle safe on the road. Our services will keep your car safe and reliable until the next service or MOT.


A service contains lots of checks that are not covered within a standard MOT, here is a list but it’s not extensive :

  • Checking the auxiliary battery.
  • Checking the brake fluid moisture content because with electronic braking systems you won’t feel a problem through the pedal, which can be problematic.
  • Our manufacturer Diagnostic equipment is factory linked to the manufacturer; it checks details but doesn’t always give all the answers. This is where our trained technicians come in. They also check for corrosion or dirt on the charging connectors, which could lead to a build-up of heat which in turn damages the electrical connectors.

Electric Vehicle MOT

An MOT is a basic safety check, checking specific parts of the car in accordance with a general set of DVSA guidelines.An MOT is designed to ensure the vehicle is safe at the time of test. On an MOT, nothing is removed. If a wheel bolt is missing, the car will fail the MOT. If a missing wheel bolt cannot be seen because the car has plastic wheel trims, it will pass. The same applies to every part of the car.

In general, there is no difference between and standard Ice engine MOT and a PHEV, MHEV, hybrid & EV.

MotorAid - Mild hybrid (MEHV), hybrid, plug in electric hybrid (PHEV) & electric vehicle specialist.

At MotorAid Ltd we are Essex’s Premium independent mild hybrid (mhev), hybrid, plug in electric hybrid (phev) & electric vehicle specialist. We are awarding winning in customer service and the leading independent in the county.

Historically you will know MotorAid Ltd & formerly Merc-Aid Ltd as German Premium Independent garage specialists. Nothing has changed, we offer the same high-level service, diligence, and value for money that you have always had. Weve been working hard behind the scenes to make ourselves the leading new vehicle technology garage in Essex. Team training, diagnostic re tooling, updated software, and hardware to give our customers the opportunity to repair your vehicle outside the main dealer network and get better service and value for money. Some things do not change !

You will find a list of Hybrid and Electric vehicles below that we deal with. Ask if your make or model is not listed. It is important to know that we have qualified technicians to IMI level 3 & 4, this gives you complete peace of mind and assurance that repairs will be conducted in accordance with your manufacturer’s guidelines and safely. Remember, that all servicing and repairs can be conducted on your hybrid or electric vehicle without compromising your manufacturer’s warranty. If your main dealer says otherwise, tell them to contact us on 01268 591558, because wed be glad to listen to them…..and put them right ! 

Never has there been a better time to dive into the world of hybrid and electric vehicles and we are here to help every step of the way. The British Government stipulated that from 2030 the production of I.C.E (internal combustion engines), will be stopped in the UK, imports too. The world of EV and hybrid vehicles have now at the fore here at MotorAid Ltd. You never need to worry, MotorAid are here to help every step of the way with your electric, PHEV, MHEV & hybrid service, MOT repair and diagnostics on your Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Mini, SMART & Volkswagen at our locations in Hainault, Romford, Ilford, and Basildon, Brentwood, Billericay, Southend, Chelmsford areas.

steve Amos
steve Amos
2024-03-08
Excellent German car Specialist, better than dealer by a long way
david marshall
david marshall
2024-03-07
I have only used MotorAid twice but again a great service, polite attentive staff, always and very competitive cost. It was a pleasure to discover a business which cares not only for your vehicle but treat their customers so nicely. I will continue to recommend a Quality Service Many thanks
Kenneth Dix
Kenneth Dix
2024-03-07
I have always used MotorAid to look after my cars and have never been disappointed.
robert hytner
robert hytner
2024-02-20
Brilliant service excellent value.
David Boniface
David Boniface
2024-02-15
Great customer service and communication. Also really helpful and pleasant staff. What a difference from main dealers!
Donna crisp
Donna crisp
2024-01-27
Did a great job repairing my car it looked fantastic
Jon Huckstepp
Jon Huckstepp
2024-01-05
Great service. Pick up and drop off. Excellent price. Thoroughly recommend

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