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Why regular vehicle services are important

Regular servicing ensures that your vehicle is running smoothly and performing at its best.

Why is it important to have my vehicle regularly serviced?

It is important to have your vehicle regularly serviced to:

  • Check or replace vital fluids
  • Check or adjust electronic functions
  • Check or adjust mechanical functions

When your vehicle is regularly serviced, you can feel confident that you are getting the best performance out of it. Regular and thorough servicing is also a good way to avoid more costly repairs further down the track.

What are the benefits of having my vehicle regularly serviced?

A regularly serviced vehicle will benefit from:

  • Extended engine life
  • Reduced fuel consumption
  • Increased vehicle safety
  • Prevention of the wearing of moving parts
  • Maintaining road-worthiness

Having a complete service history of your vehicle will also improve the resale value when the time comes.
How often should I have my vehicle serviced?

Your vehicle’s manufacturer typically specifies maximum time and maximum distance intervals between services. Generally, this is around every 6 months or 10,000 kilometers, whichever comes first. You can find the manufacturer’s recommendations in your vehicle logbook. It may also include basic maintenance that you can complete yourself, as well as when various parts should be replaced.

Regardless of how often your vehicle is in use, it requires regular servicing. Regular servicing is a necessary expense, which keeps your vehicle safe and on the road.

What is involved in a vehicle service?

At your local BestDrive, we have different kinds of services available. The type of service you require may depend on the kind of vehicle you drive. It is a good idea to become familiar with your vehicle manufacturer’s recommendations when it comes to servicing your vehicle. Our experienced team of mechanics and technicians can provide you with a service that meets your specific needs.

A full service includes assessments of the crucial areas of your vehicle, including the engine, suspension and braking systems. It will also include an assessment of the condition of your battery, steering alignment and tyre tread depth.
Our qualified mechanics will identify any issues that have the potential to become bigger, and more expensive problems if left unchecked.

Why not have your next service with the trusted professionals at your local BestDrive? We can give you the peace of mind that your vehicle is both safe and performing at its best.

BestDrive. You drive, we care.

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