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I just received my car back from its first dealer service and saw I had been charged £60 for 3 litres of Castrol magnatec 5w30 c2 oil. I showed how I could but the same grade myself for less than half...
Five years ago I purchased in the UK a 2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.0 litre petrol, one previous lady owner with 43,000 miles and a Jaguar service history. Since then, I moved to Cyprus and brought the car with...
I had my Volkswagen diesel Touran serviced yesterday. When I got home, I checked the service book and found that they had ticked the 'Oil change: No' box. However, the invoice included charges for oil...
I took my Ford Focus (a very nice car) to a Ford dealer for its first service on 12 October 2012 with 4233 on the clock and everything was OK. This week I went to the same Ford dealer for the second Service...
My wife has a Skoda Fabia 1.2 HTP 60, which she uses mainly for shopping trips and has done 10,100 miles from new. It is now coming up for its four year service and she has been told by the Skoda dealer...
I have a 2008 Peugeot 308 S 1.6HDI 5-door hatchback. So far it has been an excellent car with no breakdowns. A few months ago I received a leaflet from the Peugeot main dealer in the area, Walkers of King's...
My 4-year-old Mazda 3 1.6 diesel has done 63,000 trouble-free miles. I live in the country so don't do many short trips (the nearest shop is 7 miles away). I am told by the Mazda dealer that my next service...
I recently purchased a Mercedes-Benz 'Approved Used' B180 CDI from a big Mercedes-Benz dealer. On examining the paperwork I found that the service booklet containing the service record was missing. I phoned...
I bought a new Volkswagen Golf 1.4TSI in 2009 and the first three years' servicing was covered by a Service Plan. When I called the dealer to book my next service and MoT, I was quoted a price of £429....
Concerning recent correspondence about Jaguar XFs, diesels are more economical but by a very small margin when you consider the cost of fuel and diesel maintenance costs. I get 35mpg on a long run and...
 

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