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When does my car need a service?

Servicing schedules vary from vehicle to vehicle, so if you are unsure of when your next service is due, we recommend that you speak to your garage, consult the owner manual, or contact the manufacturer of your vehicle.

Some cars feature a self-diagnostic system, which will notify you when a car service is due. Drivers are advised not to ignore these warning signs even if they occur before 12 months or 12,000 miles has been reached.

In order to enjoy the benefits of your warranty, you will need to follow your manufacturer’s service schedule for full and interim services. These should be undertaken when you reach a prescribed mileage limit or age of the vehicle (e.g. 10,000 miles or one year).

Always make sure you keep your service schedule up to date so that you can show proof of regular maintenance when selling on the vehicle, or for warranty purposes.

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