Routine Service

When we complete a routine service on your vehicle, we perform the following.

 

STANDARD SERVICE: 1.5 hours

Lubrication

Renew engine oil and filter

Check fluid levels: brake/clutch master cylinder reservoirs, transmission, power steering reservoir, radiator and screen washer reservoir

Record brake fluid condition

Visually inspect the radiator for damage/blockage

Lubricate door hinges, bonnet and boot catches

 

Exterior

Check exterior light operation front and rear

Check wiper condition

 

Engine Tuning

Check idle speed

Inspect spark plugs

Check engine performance (Road test)

Check/adjust drive belt tension (alternator, air cond)

Inspect the air filter element

 

Electrical / Electronic Control Systems

Check for fault codes.

Check battery terminals / condition

 

Air Conditioner

Check performance of the A/C system

Condenser – Check condition

Inspect A/C filter (If applicable)

 

 

Underbody

Inspect suspension components

Inspect steering components

Inspect the drive shaft boots

Check the exhaust system

Inflate the tyres (including spare) to the correct pressure and check condition

Report tread depth.

Check condition/security of brake/fuel hoses, lines & connections

Check for underbody damage/corrosion

 

Brakes

Check wheel bearings and remove wheels

Check front pads for wear/Record Pad thickness

Check rear linings for wear/Record thickness

Where applicable vacuum brake dust

Check handbrake operation/Adjust as required

Check brake fluid condition

Refit and torque road wheels

 

Vehicle Compliance

Check the registration validity

Check the Vehicle Inspection Certificate (VIC) validity

 

Miscellaneous

Road test includes check of seat belt operation, engine, clutch, gearshift, power clutch, steering and brake performance (including A.B.S.)