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    my cars due for its first main service at 15000 miles (is this right) and the dealer has quoted £150. does this sound a fair price and what do they do on a first service. the last vec i had they charged nearly £200 and all they did was an oil change and regassed the AC
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    15,000? Nah, that's not right - unless they're doing it by time. On an 06 it'll be a straightforward 20,000/12 month schedule and I think the diesels are still 30,000 mile schedules.

    All the first service is going to be is literally a bunch of visual inspections and an oil/filter change. I think they drain the diesel filter but basically there's not that much done. Your service booklet should show you all what they would do (or not as the case may be!)

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    I got a call from VX last month saying my car was due it's first service (55 reg). My car has only just over 15000 miles on the clock and it would cost me £150 someone told me 20000 miles for my car?

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    All petrol and diesel cars for 2006 model year, in other words, all facelift cars are 12 months or 20,000 miles.

    So your two cars may be at 12 months since the last service and not 20,000 miles.

    My first service on the Signum was £149.99. So £150 is not that bad, my last 1.9 CDTi 150's first service was £130 if I remember correctly.

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    Thanks m8 will that be the same for pre-facelift?

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    It should be its all down to the engine more than they year of the car.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Astrase20 View Post
    It should be its all down to the engine more than they year of the car.

    Thanks m8

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