Recommended garages in West Yorkshire??

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Recommended garages in West Yorkshire??

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Who would anyone recommend in wear Yorkshire for a height corrector issue?
Tried a few in Huddersfield where I live and people don't get back to you!!
Obviously they don't need the work!
Any help much appreciated.
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ray calvert c&c motors undercliffe Bradford BD2 3AA TEL 01274 630333 citroen specialists. mobile 07833 741938

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There's a garage in Elland run by enthusiasts but I cannot for the life of me remember the name. Not terribly helpful I know but they have previously done some emergency repairs to my BX whilst visiting Brighouse.
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There once was a very helpful list of independent Cit Garages across the country on the website associated with this forum. Sadly the BXC website is no longer accessible to us ordinary members any more but maybe the Mods can peek in and let you know? :?:
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deltic wrote:There's a garage in Elland run by enthusiasts but I cannot for the life of me remember the name. Not terribly helpful I know but they have previously done some emergency repairs to my BX whilst visiting Brighouse.
Roughly where abouts in elland?
This would be great as its really local to me.

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Way2go wrote:Sadly the BXC website is no longer accessible to us ordinary members any more but maybe the Mods can peek in and let you know? :?:
I can't get any further either, but would doubt that the list itself has been lost. It may well be very out of date though, but possibly better than nothing. I'm guessing that many 'normal' garages don't want an unfamiliar car potentially tying up one of their ramps for days while they wait for a part to arrive, especially when it's "one of those Citroens with the funny suspension"...
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madjoiner wrote:
deltic wrote:There's a garage in Elland run by enthusiasts but I cannot for the life of me remember the name. Not terribly helpful I know but they have previously done some emergency repairs to my BX whilst visiting Brighouse.
Roughly where abouts in elland?
This would be great as its really local to me.
I had a look on Google Maps and thought it might be Gas Works Lane, but when I looked at the satelite view I couldn't see the garage. I'll investigate further as I don't want to send you on a wild goose chase!
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The garage is Armitage & Greenwood. On the road off Elland Bridge.
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Thanks for all the help, went this evening to c+c in Bradford and Ray sorted the car in 20 minutes!
I'd phoned him earlier in the day to ask his advice and he put my mind at rest, told me to call after work and that there was nothing to worry about.
I'd been told recently that the front corrector would have to be replaced and it would be quite expensive by a reputable Citroen specialist in Manchester.
Ray at c+c found that it was the linkage that was ceased.
I understand things can be missed but the specialist had the car on the ramps for an hour trying different things to make the car rise.
Thankyou bigmacif for the advice the car is great again!
Steve.

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Sounds like the Manchester garage isn't that reputable :(
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