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We are only new in Switzerland and now are trying to find a good and not very expensive car service on the Silver coast ( probably Zug too). All we need to do is to change the tyres and change the oil. I would really appreciate if you could share this information. Thanks in advance.
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We are only new in Switzerland and now are trying to find a good and not very expensive car service on the Silver coast ( probably Zug too). All we need to do is to replace the tires and change the oil. I would really appreciate if you could share this information. Thanks in advance.
And you know that for certain do you?
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Re: Car Service near Horgen

That wasnt the question sorry. I need a recommendation for a good garage. Thats all. Not speculations sorry.
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That wasnt the question sorry. I need a recommendation for a good garage. Thats all. Not speculations sorry.
Make/Model
Year
KMs
Last service date/KMs

All will help people nudge you in the right direction. No point suggesting a really good BMW garage if you have a Golf.
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Ideally it should be a Ford garage but not necessary as at this stage I only need oil changed and put summer tyres back on. Thats all. Thank you.
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Ideally it should be a Ford garage but not necessary as at this stage I only need oil changed and put summer tyres back on. Thats all. Thank you.
Why do you need the oil changing? Only needs doing at regular service intervals on any moderately current Ford.

Tyres any fast fit place can do (Euromaster, etc.). Actually they can do oil as well but would also wonder why you want to.
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Where is Euromaster etc? What is etc? Which ones do you mean?One near Horgen please?
Oil needs to be changed as the notification came up on the screen.Not due a service for another 5k.Might just wait.
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We are only new in Switzerland and now are trying to find a good and not very expensive car service on the Silver coast ( probably Zug too). All we need to do is to change the tyres and change the oil. I would really appreciate if you could share this information. Thanks in advance.

Best place by far is Tomic = http://www.tomicpneu.ch/home/index/6

First come first serve basis.

I highly recommend them.

They are exclusively tire changing though.

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Thank you very much! This is VERY helpful !!!
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Re: Car Service near Horgen

ATU have a few outlets in CH, they will do basic repairs Oil, wheel bearings exhausts, brakes, tyres, windscreens etc often while you wait, if they don't stock the parts they will make an appointment a few days on. They even did a wheel bearing in Germany on a Saturday afternoon........
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We are only new in Switzerland and now are trying to find a good and not very expensive car service on the Silver coast ( probably Zug too). All we need to do is to change the tyres and change the oil. I would really appreciate if you could share this information. Thanks in advance.
For 6 long, expensive years i took my car to official dealerships, then someone told me I should try https://www.garagetemperli.ch/ in Horgen. I've been a loyal customer for 2 or 3 years now and can strongly recommend them. I really like their friendliness, honesty and down-to-earth approach. They've never ripped me off and always do a good job. Also, they speak excellent English.
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I can recommend https://www.garagetemperli.ch/ too.


Ive taken a few cars there, and they do both servicing and tires. Price is always reasonable, he'll call you if anything major needs to be done, they arent pushy, speak great english, and can be trusted.
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Re: Car Service near Horgen

Thank you . We indeed went to them and they helped us but recommended with do service in the official garage for a few years and then go to do service to them. Dont remember the details. My husband was talking to them.
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Re: Car Service near Horgen

I'd suggest to not do both in the same shop - in Switzerland is it for some reason normal that tires are sold by specialized shops. Everyone "knows" that only these shops offer decent prices while your typical car dealer will charge you through the roof for anything to do with wheels.

I got myself some tires fitted at Dorfgarage Thalwil lately and it is a bunch of young, friendly Turkish guys working for comparatively low prices. I am not sure if they do oil changes as well.

http://www.dorfgaragethalwil.ch/
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Re: Car Service near Horgen

Just as a matter of interest how much did they charge you for changing your tires? We paid 110 fr in Horgen in the garage mentioned above. So we will know the next time.
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Just as a matter of interest how much did they charge you for changing your tires? We paid 110 fr in Horgen in the garage mentioned above. So we will know the next time.
Depends on the size of the tires and the type of rims (alu/steel). Click on the link and you see the price right on the home page. My reason to go there was that they don't make a fuss about cheap tires ordered online but actively encourage customers to do so - they rather just do the work and bill for it. I have rather expensive tyres (large size, premium brand, fast speed rating...). So the price difference by ordering them from reifendirekt.ch and getting them installed by these guys vs. my otherwise great garage is massive. 2-300 CHF per tire!

(I think I paid something like 80 CHF for installing two new tires on my 19inch alu rims including the fees to throw away two old tires)
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Re: Car Service near Horgen

I've used A3 Autoservice for tyre changing, they're up at the Horgen motorway junction and the guy who runs it speaks English too. They do tyres and other servicing work too.
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