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    Is a full dealer service history worth keeping up? Mine is ex fleet so fully serviced but now i need to do the 3rd year major service. Local dealer has quoted £256 for service with brake fluid and key batteries etc; doesnt seem all that bad to me compared to what other prices i've seen on this board but then if an indy can do it much cheaper it would obviously be tempting. Do you think i would be shooting myself in the foot though loosing main dealer full history..

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    eek, sorry for the reposts. stupid network...

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    Nope, the car will be worth next to nothing in 2 more years, I can service a Vectra fully ---->Oil,Filter,Air,Pollen,Fuel,Sump Ring,Flush and Diesel treatment for around £50, or I could pay £200 for a pollen filter and oil, it does nowt for the cars value, it's purely something that adds maybe £100 to the value on px but costs £1000 to attain.

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    I sold my last car for £8.2k without main dealer histroy and had no problem at all. Make sure they stamp the book that's all and keep the bills.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve1975l View Post
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    Mroe spede lese hsate.

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    in a word.. No.. get it done at an independant.. makes no real sense any other way..

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    What id say is yes if your going to get rid in the next couple of years otherwise if you plan on keeping the car for the forseeable future then no get it done at independant or do it yourself

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    Won't it affect the 3 year warranty if you don't get serviced by a VX dealer?

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