Car servicing – separating fact from fiction
When it comes to getting your car serviced, facts over long-held myths prove to be more helpful.
There are so many factors to consider when buying a new vehicle. It needs to be fit for purpose, the price needs to be right, and we want it to be as safe as possible.
Another key consideration is reliability. You don’t want to spend your hard-earned money on a shiny new car and find out it’s a lemon. Luckily, new cars are covered by a manufacturer warranty and come with a service plan that specifies how often our prized new possession needs an inspection and consumable items such as oil changed. It takes time, and it takes money, but it's necessary.
But the reality is, when it comes to car servicing, we often take what we're given without giving much thought to the things we must do when it comes to looking after our car versus the things we shouldn't or don't need to do.
So here are some basic truths and tips to help you through the process.