extend the lifespan of your vehicle and ensure that faults are identified before they become serious issues.

Types of Servicing

Interim Service 

  • ideal for drivers who use their vehicle for regular, short journeys.
  • An Interim car service includes checks on essentials such as lights, instruments and fluid levels, plus a full tyre & suspension inspection. A visual brake inspection is also included.

Full Service 

  • ideal as an annual maintenance programme for your car. 
  • Full Service, will reduce the risk of breakdown and can help maintain the value of the vehicle.
  • Our Full Service includes all items included in the Interim Service package plus a thorough inspection of your engine and a full brake inspection. A major car service also includes an air filter and extensive checks of items under the bonnet including brake, fuel and radiator pipes and hoses, power steering fluid and auxiliary drive belt adjustments (if required).
Type of Service
Interim Service
Full Service


6 months or 6,000 miles12 months or 12,000 miles
 Vehicle Interior
Check instruments, gauges, warning lights Yes Yes
Check horn Yes Yes
Check windscreen wipers Yes Yes
Check Adblue/Eolys warning light Yes Yes
Check interior lightsYes Yes 
Check clutch operation (manual only) Yes Yes
Check seat belts Yes Yes
Reset service light Yes Yes
Check climate control/ air con system  No Yes
Check engine diagnostic codes No Yes
Hybrid system diagnostic check (hybrid only) Yes Yes
Vehicle Exterior
Check exterior lights & lamps Yes Yes
Check doors – operation and condition Yes Yes
Check boot – operation and condition Yes Yes
Check fuel cap – operation and condition Yes Yes
Check mirrors – operation and condition No Yes
Pre Alignment Check
Check steering, suspension linkages and ball joints for wear, damage and condition YesYes 
Suspension – check shock absorbers & springs Yes Yes
Full tyre inspection (tread, pressure and alignment check)  Yes Yes
TPMS inspection Yes Yes
Under the bonnet 
Check battery  Yes Yes
Check battery wiring Yes Yes
Test electrics (battery, alternator, starter motor) Yes Yes
Check coolant level (strength and condition) Yes Yes
Inverter Coolant – strength and condition (hybrid only) Yes Yes
Visual inspection of high voltage cables for external damage (hybrid only) Yes Yes
Check brake fluid (boiling point and condition)Yes  Yes
Check bonnet catch operationYes  Yes
Check brake pipes & hosesYes  Yes
Check power steering fluid & top up (if required)No  Yes
Check auxiliary drive belt and adjust (if required)No  Yes
Check radiator and coolant hoses No Yes
Under the Vehicle
Visual brake check Yes Yes
Full brake inspection  No Yes
Check fuel pipes for routing, damage & corrosion No Yes
Check engine, transmission and rear axle Train Drive No Yes
Check drive shaft joints and gaiters for wear and damage No Yes
Check exhaust system and mountings No Yes
Service Item Replacement
Replace engine oil and filter Yes Yes
Top up windscreen washer fluid Yes Yes
Replace air filter  Yes
Final Checks
Vehicle road test  Yes Yes
Stamp service book Yes Yes
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My car was expertly checked and all of the issues were quickly highlighted, i will use J and C again!
Josh Carter
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