Any Suggestion if It Is Ok to Get Nissan Vehicle to Get Serviced at Toyota Service Centre?

I have a Nissan vehicle and need to get regular servicing and also possible inspection as it is making some noise. I don't have any Nissan service centre nearby but there is Toyota one. They said they can service it. Since they are different brands, models, can Toyota do any repairs or service for Nissan vehicles?

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  • +4 votes

    Yes.

  • +6 votes

    What about just a local mechanic?

  • +7 votes

    Sure if you want to get ripped off.

  • +7 votes

    The dealer will probably service all their used cars, a number of which would be ‘off brand’.

    Dealerships aren’t renowned for quality servicing, and often have the cheapest mechanics on that they can get away with - apprentices etc.

    You be better off finding a local non franchise mechanic

  • +4 votes

    Just ask around for a reputable local independent mechanic.

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      Thanks. Looks like everyone is recommending a local mechanic. I need to scout for one I guess.

  • +1 vote

    Where do you live that has a Toyota dealer but no independent mechanic?

    Dealerships are normally a rip off, i imagine even more so for other brands as they wouldn't be familiar or own any specific service tools.

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      There are many independent mechanics. But I got my finger burnt twice and stopped looking for one.

  • +3 votes

    Where I live independent mechanics are few and far between. The one that are local are normally booked out well in advance, which I reckon tells you something!

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    They won't be able to do any warranty work or scantool diagnosis repairs, but basic servicing and mechanical repairs should be fine.

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      or scantool diagnosis repairs

      Any decent mechanic should be able to do most scantool stuff.

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        Most dealers don't purchase outside scantools for use on other makes of vehicle. This could limit any non-obdII fault rectification.
        OP has already said they don't trust independents and are asking for advice of getting a Nissan serviced at a Toyota centre. Having said that, they would probably sublet to a local auto-elec.

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          Yeah, I meant independent, but totally Toyota is outsourcing anything that is remotely tricky and is likely to cost you extra for the privilege.