As with all types of machine, your car needs regular car servicing to increase the chances that it runs smoothly for the rest of the year. It also helps to extend the life of your car, and so having at least an annual car service is essential. Scream Directory can help you to maintain your car as we list lots of local garages who offer cost effective car services in your local area. Services can also help to keep the costs down when it comes to your MOT and can mean the difference between a pass or a fail.
What Is Car Servicing?
The tests and checks that are done on a car service really depends on what you pay for. There are generally three types that you can choose from depending on when the car was last serviced, or the mileage or your own preferences.
The basic service does exactly what it says on the tin. It’s a type of car servicing that only incorporates the most basic checks and it’s recommended for in between regular annual services only if you want to properly maintain your car. It usually consists of replacement of the oil and the oil filter as well as a check of the brake fluids and top up if required. The battery condition and charging system will also be checked, along with tyre pressure and tread. As it is a very basic check up, this is all that will usually be done.