Brislington Motor Services

Vehicle MOTs, Servicing and Repairs
Brislington, Bristol

MOT Bristol

Tel: 0117 971 2880
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Full Services From 120inc VAT
Interim Service From 60inc VAT
Prices vary on make and model, please call for a full quotation for your vehicle.

So what is included in a service? Good question! This depends on whether its a major service or a interim service due, along with the make and model of your vehicle. Here's an overview of what happens on an average service, but please bear in mind, all engines are different, for full details, check your handbook or call us.

Interim Service
  • Check operation of light switches
  • Check operation of horn
  • Check windscreen wipers
  • Check windscreen for chips & cracks
  • Check all exterior lights condition
  • Check exterior mirrors
  • Check rear wiper
  • Check spare tyre
  • Check windscreen washers
  • Check safety belts
  • Check drive/shafts/gaitors/couplings
  • Check condition of exhaust system
  • Check underside of car
  • Check condition of brake fluid lines
  • Check shocks/springs/mountings
  • Check steering rack and linkages
  • Check tyre condition
  • Check tyre pressure
  • Check wheel bearings
  • Visual Check brake pads/discs/shoes/etc
  • Check for fuel leaks
  • Check for power steering leaks
  • Check for oil leaks
  • Check for coolant leaks
  • Check anti-freeze level and strength
  • Drain engine oil and replace filter
  • Fill with engine oil
  • Top up windscreen reservoir with additive
  • Check brake fluid level
  • Check drive belts (somethimes known as Fan belt or Auxillery belt)
  • Check power steering fluid level
  • Check handbrake adjustment
  • Check clutch adjustment
Full service

On top of everything we don on an interim service, a full service also has the following carried out

  • Check brake fluid water content
  • Replace spark plugs if necessary
  • Drain and replace engine oil
  • Adjust brakes where necessary
  • Replace Oil filter
  • Replace or Advise on Fuel Filter depending on Make, Model and Millage
  • Replace Air Filter
  • Remove all road wheels and internally inspect brakes
  • Adjust handbrake
  • Check Timing belt and advise (Date, Millage, Make, Model and Engine type dependant)
  • Check Fan

All makes and models of vehicle require different things to be done at different points of their life, here's a few idea's of what may be required. Check your vehicle handbook and service record for precise details for your specific make, model and engine.

  • Timing belt (Cam belt / Timing chain) (36'000 - 90'000 or every 2-5 years)
  • Pollen Filter (10'000 - 20'000 miles)
  • Coolant replacement (30'000-80'000 miles or 4 years)
  • Brake Fluid replacement (30'000-80'000 miles or 4 years)
  • Gearbox Oil (30'000-80'000 miles or 4 years)
  • Air conditioning pressure test and top up

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