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Additional Services

Whilst your vehicle is booked in for accident repairs, Chaplane can also complete a range of additional vehicle maintenance & calibration services, including:

Four Wheel Camera Alignment Colchester

Here at Chaplane in Colchester, Essex we have the latest, state of the art Hunter four wheel alignment equipment to adjust your cars wheel and suspension alignment, ensuring we can handle the complexities of suspension geometry on today’s complex vehicles.

We use computer controlled camera wheel alignment equipment at our Colchester repair centre to measure and correct alignment faults such as tracking, camber and castor to both front and rear wheels.

We will ensure all wheels are correctly aligned and provide you with a geometry certificate to give you peace of mind once the process is complete.

ADAS Camera Sensor Calibration Colchester

Did you know… following any body repair, service or maintenance on your vehicle, your (ADAS) Advanced Driver Assistance Systems may need calibrating to ensure their performance is not compromised?

Our Colchester workshop is equipped with the latest manufacturer specific ADAS hardware and software equipment to calibrate and reset your vehicles ADAS cameras & sensors to manufacturer standards.

Whether it’s 360 cameras to aid parking, or assisted braking and lane departure recognition, Chaplane use specialist ADAS calibration tools, equipped with the latest technologies to ensure your vehicle is recalibrated correctly following an accident or repair.

Cosmetic Repairs & Alloy Wheels

Chaplane don't just carry out major accident repair work at our bodyshop in Colchester, we also complete hundreds of cosmetic body repairs every year.

An abbreviation for Small Medium Area Repair Technique, SMART repairs include minor car repairs such as scratches, dents, scuffs and paint chips. We can take care of most interior and exterior discrepancies at our bodyshop in Colchester, including:

  • Paintless / Small Dent Removal
  • Bumper Repairs & Plastic Welding
  • Upholstery leather scuffs & windscreen chips.
  • Alloy Wheel Refurbishment

Air Conditioning Re-gas Colchester

Over time your vehicles air conditioning system can deteriorate, so the units require regular servicing to maximise performance and avoid odours (manufacturers recommend every 2 years).

At Chaplane we use the latest computerised air conditioning refrigeration R134a and R1234YF equipment, approved by vehicle manufacturers, to provide full re gassing, recharge and cleansing services on site at our bodyshop in Colchester, Essex. 

Our air conditioning service can help to improve performance, prevent smells and odours and includes a professional leak investigation and fault diagnosis.

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Car Valeting & Detailing Colchester

When your vehicle is repaired at Chaplane Colchester, you will receive a complimentary wash, vacuum and polish before your vehicle is returned.

We also offer a range of upgraded prestige valeting & detailing services at great value prices to suit your individual requirements and return your vehicles' showroom shine.

From a wash and wax, full interior and exterior valet, to professional paint correction and machine polishing services. Ask for further details

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