Bowler Motors Ltd / Automotive servicing, repairs and mechanics in Wellington City

Is Bowler Motors Ltd your business?
  • 13%
    "I called the AA roadside assist as I'd run out of fuel in my diesel ute and Dave Bowler turned up. He put some fuel in my tank and tried to start the engine without priming it. He said that my particular model doesn't have a primer. When it wouldn't start he said he'd have to arrange a tow truck to take the car back to his garage and they'd fix it the following day. Incidentally he owns the tow firm so would have charged AA for the tow fee as well. He told me to stay with the car and wait for the tow truck. I imagined Bowler charging me hundreds if not thousands to clean out and overhaul my fuel system. So I decided to look for a primer on the vehicle and found one within a minute. I then primed the fuel and was able to start the car. So I called Beach AA and cancelled the tow. A minute or two later Bowler called asking how I managed to get it going. I told him I'd found the primer and where it was to which he replied I knew about that primer but there should have been a 2nd one! I immediately thought well if you knew about it why didn't you use it. This mans a robber, a disgrace to the automotive repair business in Otaki and a disgrace to the AA who he represents."
    Rating by: Paul  |  Rating posted: 3rd Jul  |  Contact: Dave Bowler  |  Job date: Apr, 2017
    Communication: 0%  |  Quality: 0%  |  Reliability: 50%  |  Value: 0%
    3rd JulMore details…
  • 93%
    "I've been using Bowler Motors in Otaki for more than 10 years now. I've always received excellent service, helpful lifts back home when needed and clear explanations of any work needed on the car (in non-techie speak). Highly recommended."
    Rating by: Liz  |  Rating posted: 4th Jun, 2014  |  Contact: Dave Bowler  |  Job date: Jun, 2014
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 90%  |  Value: 80%
    4th Jun, 2014More details…

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    Rating by: Bren  |  Rating posted: 14th Feb, 2008  |  Contact: Ronald Petley  |  Job date: Feb, 2008
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    This rating has not been authenticated so it doesn't count towards the overall rating
    Bren, 14th Feb, 2008More details…
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    Rating by: Shane  |  Rating posted: 8th Oct, 2006  |  Contact: Peter Bowler  |  Job date: May, 2006
    Communication: 100%  |  Quality: 100%  |  Reliability: 100%  |  Value: 100%
    This rating has not been authenticated so it doesn't count towards the overall rating
    Shane, 8th Oct, 2006More details…

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