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    I am taking advantage of the National Tyres oil offer.

    They have quoted me 26 quid. today I rang to confirm appointment and price - yes 26 quid, if there are no big covers etc to remove, else labour will be added on top!!

    Are there any supprises down below regarding oil filter access etc.........?

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    If yours is a diesel it should have a shield underneath, it means another 6 torx to be undone, but if you do have them do it, warn the guy it comes down and can rip if not supported properly. hth.

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    not diesel VV - 2.2 Direct petrol

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    Should just be a simple off with the filter and drain then Neil.

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    Bargain!!

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    While your at it, nip in and get a fuel treatment as well, helps keep everything flowing, and boosts the cars performance until used up.

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    like redx - stuff that goes in your fuel?

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    Yeah, but go into Vx and ask for the Fortron one they use, I've used it before and it does seem to do what it's supposed to, put it in half a tank for good strength cleaning.

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    is it expensive?

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    I think it is about £10-£12. a bottle

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