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    Hi All,
    Cars due it's 40k service and I was wondering how much of it I can do myself? I'm not too bad with a spanner and screwdriver but the more technical side of things I'd rather get the professionals to deal with! The cars an '08 1.9 CDTI hatchback.

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    As it's not 3 years old get it done at a vat reg'd garage and keep the warranty up.

    If your not worried then it's pretty much just oil and filter, air filter and maybe the pollen filter.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    my vectra 55 plate sri cdti 150 was £510.00 with 2 new tyres mate at dealer

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt450 View Post
    my vectra 55 plate sri cdti 150 was £510.00 with 2 new tyres mate at dealer
    That puts your service somewhere at £300.

    Thats a dear service.

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    yes mate

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    Car's only got 3 months warranty left on it so I'm not that bothered TBH.

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    my 5th service at a dealer was £253.00 both with MOT 4th 5th

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt450 View Post
    my vectra 55 plate sri cdti 150 was £510.00 with 2 new tyres mate at dealer
    What price/make were the tyres?

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    Johnny , I have a mate that works out of a unit in Cranfield , he will sort you out , very reasonable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnny kebab View Post
    Car's only got 3 months warranty left on it so I'm not that bothered TBH
    Commentators curse
    You might make a load of claims in those last 3 months
    That is what happened on my car, with a new set of SCV and clutch; cost of each in the region of £500

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