Some of the people and garages around the UK who can help maintain your Bongo – many mentioned by Bongo owners as having been helpful. Some areas of the country do not have specific Bongo only garages, but some garages do have experience of working on Bongos.
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A & S Motor Repairs, Caerphilly, Wales (Service, repairs, welding, MOTs). Have worked on quite a few Bongos.
Andy’s Imports, Honingham, Norwich (2L petrol Bongo imports). Positive comments from his Bongo customers. Read an article about Andy’s Imports on the Lifestyle page.
AVW (Advanced Vehicle Workshop) Caernarfon, North Wales. Mainly work on VW & Audi vehicles, but also have considerable experience of Mazda Bongo. Part of Bosch Service and a Which Trusted trader.
Alan J Ross, Aberdeen (Motor engineers)
Bell Hill Garage, Bath BA2 7LT (no website) Tel: 01373834252
Bongo Camper Van Sales, Caldicot, Newport (Sales, conversions, spares, workshop)
Bongo Central, Chesterfield (Mazda Bongo Specialists)
Bongomad – Worthing, West Sussex (Offers a variety of services and conversions for Bongos)
Bongo Spares UK Ltd, Unit 5 Rishworth Business Complex, Rishworth, Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire.
Tel: 01422 823 249
New, Reconditioned & Used Mazda Bongo / Ford Freda Spares Specialist. At Bongo Spares, we offer a friendly service and honest advice. We have a comprehensive catalogue of Mazda Bongo / Ford Freda spare parts, all offered at the lowest prices. We have a dedicated Bongo workshop where repairs and services can be carried out. Typical feedback from our customers: ‘Fantastic service… Great, friendly people… Would highly recommend and will definitely use again… everyone said ring George at bongo spares… George and Janine couldn’t have been more helpful, the only thing I regret is not ringing sooner… Their help and their patience with dithery customers is brilliant. Our mechanic was well impressed with the price too… Polite, professional and knowledgeable service – British business at its best!’
Calder Campers, By Livingston, Edinburgh
Camford Car Care, Luton (Used by some Bongo owners)
Campers4fun, Cheshire and Devon (Repairs)
Campers Scotland Ltd, Grangemouth, Scotland (Sales, servicing, parts) One Bongo owner mentioned Stan, as a great mechanic.
Car and Camper Services, Shepton Mallet, Somerset (Mazda Bongo specialist, diesel heater installations, electrics, conversions, part finder – Royston Heath’s fb page). Also visit Royston’s Bongo Businesses Page (facebook)
Contract Mechanics, Warwickshire (Bongo Specialists)
Darlington MOT Centre, Darlington (Have worked on Bongos)
Discount Trucks, (A good reputation among Bongo owners, although their website needs some work)
Doctor Bongo, Plymouth, Devon (Repairs and servicing) Call 01752 224651
Dore Service Station, Sheffield – An independent service station that includes working on Bongos as a specialism. Also offers 4-wheel alignment. (Recommended by a Bongo owner)
Field Fleet Services, Birmingham (Includes light commercial van servicing and repairs) Recommended by a Bongo owner after an engine rebuild.
GB Automotive, Brierley Hill, West Midlands (A Bongo friendly garage)
GDR Cars, Tregoniggie Ind Est, Falmouth (Repairs)
Heneage Road Garage, Grimsby – Automotive repair centre and Bongos (Steven Brydon and team).
Highland Campervans, Inverness (Servicing)
Ian Taylor, Stoke-on-Trent (Sales and servicing)
Ivy Motors, (no website) Darton, Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Tel: 01226 382480 (Welding and body repairs). A small business that I have used for occasional repairs since the 1980s and who replaced the driver’s side sill on my Bongo in June 2016 and someone else’s Bongo a month later.
JJ Motors, Cardiff, Wales (Mazda Bongo specialist) (Facebook) (Testimonials) Not quite sure what is going on with this company at present. As of 6 January 2017, their social media sites are offline and the website mentions expansion abroad. One Bongo customer who recently visited, wasn’t impressed with the quality of service received.
Jordans Garage Ltd. Eashing Lane, Godalming. Phone: 01483 415201 (Recommended by a Bongo owner). (No website).
Master Tech Autos, Eastleigh, Southampton (Also specialises in Bongos)
MAZZ-TEC, Gosport, Hampshire (Recommended by a couple of Bongo Owners)
Outback Autos, Kings Lynn, Norfolk (Servicing)
Phoenix Garage, Ripley (fb page) (Recommended by a Bongo Owner)
PRC MOT Farnham, Surrey (Not specifically Bongo, but have worked on several)
Premier Bongos Ltd, Swindon (Breaking, servicing, welding, sales, hire)
R D Motors, Poole, Dorset (MOT and Servicing – Bongo specialists)
Smiths of Alvechurch, Redditch, Birmingham (Servicing, mechanics, welding) Not specifically Bongo, but recommended by a Bongo owner who uses their services.
Stephen McWhirter Servicing, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria (Bongo specialist)
Target Repairs, Waunarlwydd, Swansea, Wales (One or two Bongo owners have used the word ‘excellent’)
The Bongo Master, Desford, Leicester (Highly recommended by Bongo owner, Geoff)
The Bongo Worx, Cudworth, Barnsley, South Yorkshire (facebook page) (David Lyon and David Dryden – do most jobs, including bodywork)
Topsham Car Sales, Topsham, Devon (Helped a Bongo owner and also sells a few Bongos)
Wheel Quick, Wigan (Alloys, repairs, tyres)