Major car service

by Andrew Automoto21. November 2013 10:14
A Major service on your vehicle is recommended every 40,000 – 45,000km. Having a major service on your car is important, it doesn’t matter if you do minor services regulary, vehicles are built with components that need to be replaced, especially if you intend on having your vehicle for more than 3 years. For example, all your belts and hoses in your vehicle are made from rubber, while the manufactured rubber is of a high quality after time rubber does start to brake down, so it is important that you have your belts and hoses checked and if need be replaced at the recommended intervals, otherwise you’ll be paying a lot more that you were originally quoted for a major service. [More]

Minor service

by Andrew Automoto21. November 2013 10:11
Without regular service intervals how will you know when your oil needs to be changed? Or if your brake pads are worn? Hence the recommendation of 6months -1year and 10,000 – 15000km services whichever comes first and all depending on your manufacturers requirements. Usually the smaller the vehicle the more often it is due for servicing. This can also be true for the driving conditions. Stop start traffic, rough driving, or vehicles that don’t get driven far or often are in the most need of regular servicing. [More]