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    Eek rip off stealers

    booked my veccy in for the big 2 yearly service at the stealers a couple of weeks ago, was told it would be £195 a couple of days later arnold clarke { i bought the car from them} rang me and said they could do it for the same price including clutch and brake fluid change. i rang the local stealers to see if the brake and clutch fluid change was included in there service and ther reply was........ IF it needs changing it would be a extra 40 quid, my reply was it needs to be done because its on the service sch, they then said it would be 40 quid if they did it, at this point of the conversation, im not happy, so i said arnold clarke have said they will do it all for 190, the guy then said he would match it ! so its going in a week on sat, for the service, just gotta check that they do everything

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    So they sound like they dont know what there on about, and refused to budge twice. untill you told them price...

    I'd have gone with Arnold Clark...

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    Quote Originally Posted by leemarksmith View Post
    So they sound like they dont know what there on about, and refused to budge twice. untill you told them price...

    I'd have gone with Arnold Clark...
    tempted to go with arnold clarke only prob is 120 mile round trip

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    Oh right, Maybe not worth it then... but i wouldn't trust them to do the brake and clutch fluid change TBH

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    mark ya fluid levels or sommet and stand an watch the sods

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    Quote Originally Posted by leemarksmith View Post
    Oh right, Maybe not worth it then... but i wouldn't trust them to do the brake and clutch fluid change TBH
    my thoughts spot on, thought about marking the brake fluid filler cap with felt tip, to see if they actually touch it !

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    On my second service, my price included the brake fluid change.

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    we get extra time allowed but included in the price.

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    Since I have been a member on here I dont think I have heard a good word about Arnold Clarke...

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    Mate, I'd pay Arnold Clark £40 just to keep their hands off my car. Avoid. Seriously.

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