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    Default What would you pay & what gets done?

    What would you consider a fair price for a 100k service on an 03 2.2DTi SRi and what will actually get done?

    Ive been quoted £170 and am wondering if its worth shopping around?

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    Do it your self. Change oil and filter, Air filter , pollen filter. fuel filter. Check tyre wear and pressures. Check coolant level, brake fluid. Get all the parts from auto vaux

    Air filter £5.06
    Fuel filter £5.99
    Oil filter £3.97
    Pollen filter £5.95
    Oil 5/30 £19.43
    Anti freeze 1ltr £2.84

    Total £43.24 plus some postage.

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    I was under the impression that a 100k service includes more than a basic service?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigdave1701 View Post
    I was under the impression that a 100k service includes more than a basic service?
    Your probably right, but if its from a main dealer for your £170 all you will get will be an oil change, oil filter and maybe an air filter. Just do it your self and have the satisfaction that you know its been done, and done right and youve saved a fortune.

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    £170 is from a local garage. Id never consider paying for a basic service (its too simple to pay for) but I assumed that 100k was major service time...

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    100k service is just liike starting again from scratch....basicaly an oil and filter's change
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    The only other thing they do on a service is do an inspection of the general condition of the car (brakes etc) and possibly some softeware updates or recalls if needed. Oil and filters are the most important thing though, apart from them there's nothing else that actually gets done...

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    take it down to kwik fit i here they do a really good job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrk View Post
    take it down to kwik fit i here they do a really good job.

    Hahahahahahaha!

    Theyre so good, they dont even need to see the car to tell you its tyres are bald, brakes are shot and suspension is ******ed!

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