Risks of Delayed Servicing

It is a common temptation to extend the time between services on the car in an attempt to save money. This is a false economy that can turn into a real horror story.

Why is regular car servicing important?

Your car starts to lose efficiency when things like spark or glow plugs wear out, your air quality decreases if your cabin air filters aren't replaced and potentially expensive conditions like oil sludge can build up if oil is not replaced when due.  This can cost you money and that's before you get to worn safety items like brakes and shock absorbers!

Watch our video here and find out why you don’t want to stretch those service intervals. 

Check the Auto Facts Video for Service Intervals here.

Oil sludge

One of the risks of not carrying out regular servicing on your car is the potential for oil sludge to build up in your engine.

Oil sludge is like a gel that sticks to your engine parts and blocks oil galleries preventing the normal flow of oil throughout the engine. Caused by a breakdown of over-stressed oil in an engine, it has become extremely common in vehicles manufactured from 1997 onwards.

New Car, No Worries

Even though modern cars tend to have longer service intervals than older models don't be tempted to stretch these out, especially if you drive a diesel or a turbo.   We can safely service your new car by the log book and protect your warranty, all done by the book, no worries at all.

Protecting your family

A mechanical failure on the open road can have devastating consequences, especially if a critical part of the braking, steering or suspension is involved. Regular servicing identifies potentially dangerous wear on the vital steering and braking components in your car.

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