Servicing


Do you want to get your vehicle running at its very best? Or just extend the lifespan and increase the value? If so, then having regular service here at Wessex Motors could be the perfect solution for you.

Having your vehicle regularly services is often overlooked by most drivers or is seen as being unnecessary. In fact a regular service can save you substantial amounts of money in the long run as larger scale problems are far less likely to occur on a properly maintained vehicle. Our experienced team are able to service all make and model of vehicle up to 3.5 tonnes.

At Wessex Motors our services are extremely thorough and cover all aspects of your vehicle. From the drive shaft check and adjusting the wheel alignment, right down to replacing the coolant and checking tyre pressure, we will check every aspect of your vehicle. If you would like to find out more about exactly what our servicing entails then please see the list below.

Interim Service

£79

  • 6 month
  • 40-point service
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Full Service

£149

  • Annual
  • 69 Point Service
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Major Service

£215

  • 24 month
  • 71-point service & parts replacement
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What Our Services Include

Interim Service – 6 month vehicle service

This is ideally carried out ever 6 months and includes a 40-point service. Perfect for high mileage vehicles. This service will help to maintain your vehicle and prevent any unforeseen breakdowns from occurring. An oil and filter change are included as standard, along with a range of checks on the most important aspects of your vehicle.

Engine:
Drain engine oil and refill
Replace oil filter
Check for excessive oil leaks
Check for cambelt replacement
Check condition/security of undertray
Drive System:
Check for correct clutch operation
Check for correct gearbox operation
Check and top up clutch fluid
Check drive shaft gaitors
Electrical:
Check operation of exterior lights
Check horn
Check battery condition
Check dashboard warning lights

Steering and Suspension:
Check and top up power steering
Check steering and suspension
Check steering rack gaitors
Check wheel bearings
Carry out shock absorber test
Exhaust System:
Inspect exhaust system
Visual check for exhaust smoke
Brakes:
Check brake pads for wear or damage
Check brake callipers
Check service brake shoes
Inspect operation of wheel cylinders
Visually check brake hydraulic system
Check handbrake linkages and travel
Check brake discs and drums
Check brake fluid level

Tyres and Wheels:
Remove road wheels
Check tyre size
Check tyre condition and tread depth
Check and adjust tyre pressures
Set wheel nut torque
Check wheels for correct balance
Vision:
Check windscreen wipers
Check rear wipers
Check windscreen washer operations
Internal:
Advise if cabin filter is required
General:
Reset vehicle service light
Conduct road test

Full Service – 12 month vehicle service

This comprehensive annual service will go above and beyond most manufacturers recommended service schedules. Including up to 67 checks, an engine oil change, an oil filter change and an air filter change.

Engine:
Drain engine oil and refill
Replace oil filter
Check for excessive oil leaks
Check for cambelt replacement
Check radiator condition
Check coolant cap seals
Check coolant hoses for leaks
Check electric cooling fan
Check condition of fan
Check condition/adjust drive belts
Replace air filter
Check spark plugs
Check antifreeze strength/temperature
Check condition/security of undertray
Fuel:
Check fuel cap seal condition
Check visual condition of fuel lines
Drive System:
Check for correct clutch operation
Check for correct gearbox operation
Check and top up clutch fluid
Check drive shaft gaitors
Grease prop/shaft if applicable
Check and top up axle/transaxle oil
Top up gearbox fluid where applicable

Electrical:
Check operation of exterior lights
Check horn
Check diesel heater plug indicator
Check battery security/lubricate
Check battery condition
Top up battery/non-sealed units only
Check dashboard warning lights
Visual inspection of HT leads
Steering and Suspension:
Check and top up power steering
Check steering and suspension
Check steering rack gaitors
Check wheel bearings
Carry out shock absorber test
Grease steering and suspension
Exhaust System:
Inspect exhaust system
Visual check for exhaust smoke
Brakes:
Check brake pads for wear or damage
Check brake callipers
Check service brake shoes
Inspect operation of wheel cylinders
Visually check brake hydraulic system
Check handbrake linkages and travel
Check brake discs and drums

Brakes Continued:
Check brake fluid level
Check brake servo operation
Carry out brake fluid boil test
Tyres and Wheels:
Remove road wheels
Check tyre size
Check tyre condition and tread depth
Check and adjust tyre pressures
Set wheel nut torque
Check wheels for correct balance
Vision:
Check windscreen wipers
Check rear wipers
Check windscreen washer operations
Check windscreen for chips and cracks
Check mirror condition
Check number plate condition
Internal:
Advise if cabin filter is required
Check seatbelts
Check operation of all locks
Lubricate accessible door hinges
General:
Reset vehicle service light
Conduct road test
Lubricate bonnet catch

Major Service – 24 month vehicle service

This comprehensive 24 month service covers all of the essential maintenance that your vehicle requires. We will carry out everything we would do in a full service along with replacing parts that are recommended for replacement every two years such as changing the air filter, a brake hydraulic fluids change, a new external fuel filter and new spark plugs. This works out much cheaper than purchasing all of these items separately.

Engine:
Drain engine oil and refill
Replace oil filter
Check for excessive oil leaks
Check for cambelt replacement
Check radiator condition
Check coolant cap seals
Check coolant hoses for leaks
Check electric cooling fan
Check condition of fan
Check condition/adjust drive belts
Replace air filter
Drain cooling system/replace coolant
Replace spark plugs for petrol engines
Check condition/security of undertray
Fuel:
Check fuel cap seal condition
Check visual condition of fuel lines
Replace fuel filter
Drive System:
Check for correct clutch operation
Check for correct gearbox operation
Check and top up clutch fluid
Check drive shaft gaitors
Grease prop/shaft if applicable
Check and top up axle/transaxle oil
Top up gearbox fluid where applicable

Electrical:
Check operation of exterior lights
Check horn
Check diesel heater plug indicator
Check battery security/lubricate
Check battery condition
Top up battery/non-sealed units only
Check dashboard warning lights
Visual inspection of HT leads
Test effectiveness of starter motor
Test alternator charging rate
Steering and Suspension:
Check and top up power steering
Check steering and suspension
Check steering rack gaitors
Check wheel bearings
Carry out shock absorber test
Grease steering and suspension
Exhaust System:
Inspect exhaust system
Visual check for exhaust smoke
Brakes:
Check brake pads for wear or damage
Check brake callipers
Check service brake shoes
Inspect operation of wheel cylinders
Visually check brake hydraulic system
Check handbrake linkages and travel

Brakes Continued:
Check brake fluid level
Carry out brake fluid boil test
Replace brake fluid and bleed system
Tyres and Wheels:
Remove road wheels
Check tyre size
Check tyre condition and tread depth
Check and adjust tyre pressures
Set wheel nut torque
Check wheels for correct balance
Vision:
Check windscreen wipers
Check rear wipers
Check windscreen washer operations
Check windscreen for chips and cracks
Check mirror condition
Check number plate condition
Internal:
Advise if cabin filter is required
Check seatbelts
Check operation of all locks
Lubricate accessible door hinges
General:
Reset vehicle service light
Conduct road test
Lubricate bonnet catch