Independent SAAB Mechanic

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Monday 12 February 2007 5.14pm
Hi all,

I'm new to the area and just gotten around to registering... (I know)

Can anyone please point me in the right direction? I need to have my oldish Saab serviced - like me there's life in the old girl yet. I don't want to go to a dealer. I'd prefer an independent mechanic specialising in Saabs. Any recommendations or suggestions?

Monday 12 February 2007 7.55pm
There is a mechanic in Druid Street called (Lucky Motors) I think!!!
Monday 12 February 2007 10.26pm
Hi Pops,

Thanks - I'll check out Lucky Motors. I was really looking for a Saab specialist as I think the Saab stamp looks better than a general garage in the vehicle log book. I was using a chap just outside of Reading. He used to work at a Saab dealership before going out on his own. He was great but I was hoping to find someone nearer.
Tuesday 13 February 2007 9.46am
Thanks! I've done some internet searches (always wonder if I've used the best keywords). I'll work through the list.
Sunday 18 February 2007 11.36pm
You might, if you don't mind the drive, want to check out Cromwell Saab in Sydenham.

They used to be a Saab main dealer, but have since gone independant, and deal extensively in used Saabs.

I'm not sure why they parted ways with Saab UK, other than there seems to be habit to merge GM (of which Saab are a marque) dealerships lately.

I haven't used them myself, though when I had to have some damage repaired on my Saab, the bodyshop I used sourced parts through Cromwell (they were still a main dealer at the time).

Wednesday 4 January 2012 10.55am
I've used Cromwells in sydenham. I was not happy with the service. They had my car for weeks, charged me and still didn't fix the problem. I'm now seeking legal advice and have contacted trading standards regarding their conduct. I definately would not recommend to a friend or anyone else.

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