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    My 2008 Vectra 1.8VVT is due its 2nd Service - Ive had 2 quotes £145 & £195 for the exact same thing. Both are offering 5/30 oil - is this the correct oil. One of the dealers said that they would recomend the brake fluid is changed at an extra £30.
    1: is £145 a competitive quote.
    2: my car has 21k on the clock does the brake fliud need to be changed.

    Thanks in advance

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    5w/30 fully synth long life is the correct oil.

    It's recommended that brake fluid is changed every 2 years.

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    Thanks - wasn't sure about the brake fluid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shoty32 View Post
    My 2008 Vectra 1.8VVT is due its 2nd Service - Ive had 2 quotes £145 & £195 for the exact same thing... is £145 a competitive quote
    £145 is competitive for the 2nd service, which is a major service. I paid £150 after much haggling from £302!! Hope this helps...

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    I paid 145 last year for a second service

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    Both quotes are on a par
    I suggest phoning the original one and ask how much extra the brake fluid change would be, as part of the service
    Even then an extra £50 would be on a par with half an hours labour and parts

    Looking back on my own cars service history, the brake fluid was changed at 3 years
    That matches the service schedule; three years then every two years

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    I always thought brake fluid was good for 4 years?

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