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What Service Does My Car Need?

At Lookers Vauxhall we want to ensure you have a safe, stress free car owning experience. Having your car serviced is important as it will check any parts which wear down over time and use.

In order to preserve the warranty, most cars need to have a service that follows the correct manufacturer service schedule. This will vary depending on your car’s age, model and mileage. Lookers Vauxhall can take care of all of this for you and advise the correct service you require.

Which Service Should I Choose and When?

It’s not always easy to understand which service you need but at Lookers Vauxhall we are here to help. If you have any questions you can give one of our service advisors at your local Lookers Vauxhall a call to discuss. We offer two types of services, which are outlined below.

Minor Service (Interim)

We recommend having an Interim Service every 20,000 miles or 12 months (whichever is sooner) to keep your car safe and roadworthy between full services. Interim service takes place in years 1,3,5,7,9.

As part of the interim service you can expect:

  • Oil replacement
  • Oil filter replacement
  • Drain of fuel filter (diesel only)

Health and safety checks:

  • Check indicators, lights and signalling devices
  • Check wipers and wash system
  • Check/Correct coolant level (anti-freeze), windscreen wash, brake fluid
  • Check/adjust drive belts and ribbed belts
  • Visually check power steering for leaks, check and correct fluid level if required
  • Visually check front and rear brakes
  • Visually check engine, transmission and air conditioning compressor for leaks
  • Visually check suspension
  • Check for outstanding software updates


Major Service (Full)

A major service is part of the maintenance programme for your car, working in 20,000 mile increments or every 12 months (whichever is sooner) Full service takes place in years 2,4,6,8,10

As part of the full service you can expect:

  • Oil replacement
  • Oil filter replacement
  • Fuel filter replacement
  • Key fob battery replacement
  • Air filter replacement (4yr, 8yr)
  • Pollen filter replacement (4yr, 8yr)
  • Spark plugs replacement (4yr, 8yr) (optional extra for - £30) (Petrol only)
  • Brake fluid replacement (optional extra - £39.99)

Health and safety checks:

  • Check indicators, lights and signalling devices
  • Check wipers and wash system
  • Check/Correct coolant level (anti-freeze), windscreen wash, brake fluid
  • Check/adjust drive belts and ribbed belts
  • Visually check power steering for leaks, check and correct fluid level if required
  • Visually check front and rear brakes
  • Visually check engine, transmission and air conditioning compressor for leaks
  • Visually check suspension
  • Check for outstanding software updates

Vehicle Health Checks

Additionally in between services, let us give your car a health check for FREE.

As part of a health check you can expect: Visual health check on your tyres, clutch, brakes and exhaust plus we will check your water and oil levels, giving you peace of mind all year round.​

MOT

It is a legal requirement to receive an MOT test every 12 months once your Vauxhall is three years old or more to ensure your vehicle remains safe and roadworthy. Why not combine this with a service and let us get all your paperwork up to speed?