What’s Included in a Full Car Service?

What’s Included in a Full Car Service?

At FRM Automotive in Peterborough, we understand the importance of maintaining your vehicle to ensure its longevity, performance, and safety. Regular car servicing is essential for identifying potential issues before they become major problems. Whether your car has a multipoint fuel injection system, a single point fuel injection system, or a turbocharger, our experienced team is equipped to handle even the most complex fuel injection systems. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through what’s included in a full car service and why it’s crucial for your vehicle.

Why Regular Car Servicing Is Essential

Before diving into the specifics of a full car service, it’s important to understand why regular servicing is vital. Regular servicing helps catch minor issues before they turn into expensive repairs, saving you money in the long run. Routine checks can identify potential problems that might cause a breakdown, ensuring your car is reliable. Preventative maintenance means fewer unexpected repairs, keeping your car on the road where it belongs. Additionally, regular servicing helps avoid the hassle and cost of emergency repairs. A well-maintained vehicle is safer to drive, reducing the risk of accidents caused by mechanical failures. Keeping your engine and other components in good condition can improve your car’s fuel efficiency. Finally, regular servicing can extend the life of various parts of your vehicle, such as tyres and brake discs, by ensuring they are always in optimal condition.

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What’s Included in a Full Car Service?

  • Car MOT Testing: An essential check to ensure your vehicle meets the minimum safety and environmental standards required by law.
  • Brakes: Inspection and servicing of brake pads, discs, and fluid levels to ensure your braking system is effective and safe.
  • Clutch Replacement: Checking the clutch for wear and tear and replacing it if necessary to maintain smooth and reliable gear changes.
  • Fuel Service: Ensuring your fuel system is clean and efficient, which includes checking fuel filters and injectors.
  • Fuel Drain Service: If the wrong fuel is used, we can drain and flush the fuel system to prevent damage.
  • Car Tyres: Checking tyre tread depth, pressure, and overall condition to ensure safety and optimal performance.
  • Wiper Blades: Inspecting and replacing wiper blades if necessary to maintain clear visibility in all weather conditions.
  • Car Battery: Testing the battery’s charge and condition to ensure reliable starting and operation of your vehicle’s electrical systems.
  • Suspension: Checking suspension components for wear and damage to ensure a smooth and stable ride.
  • Air Conditioning: Servicing the air conditioning system to ensure it’s working efficiently and effectively, providing comfort during your journeys.
  • Cam-belts: Inspecting the cam-belt for wear and replacing it as necessary to prevent engine damage. Regular cam-belt replacement is crucial as a snapped cam-belt can cause significant engine damage.
  • Exhausts & Catalytic Converters: Checking the exhaust system for leaks or damage and ensuring the catalytic converter is functioning correctly to reduce emissions.
  • Steering: Inspecting the steering system, including the power steering fluid, to ensure it’s responsive and safe.
  • Lights: Checking all lights, including headlights, brake lights, and indicators, to ensure they are working correctly and providing adequate visibility.
  • Shock Absorbers: Inspecting shock absorbers for wear to maintain ride comfort and handling stability.
  • Alternator: Testing the alternator to ensure it’s charging the battery properly and powering the vehicle’s electrical systems efficiently.

Book in for a Service Today

At FRM Automotive, we pride ourselves on providing thorough and reliable car servicing to keep your vehicle in the best possible condition. Regular servicing is not just about maintaining your car’s performance; it’s about ensuring your safety and reducing the risk of costly repairs down the line. Contact us today to schedule your full car service by calling 01733 333838. We also have an easy online enquiry form that you can complete, and a member of our team will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

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