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Vehicle Servicing in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent

Keeping your vehicle running at peak performance has never been easier or more affordable with vehicle servicing from Auto Mechanix.

Our experienced team of professionals can service your car no matter the make or model. Equipped with the latest vehicle diagnostic technology, we are able to offer the best quality car servicing in Stoke.

We currently offer Interm, Full & Major Vehicle Servicing, three distinct levels of servicing designed to meet the needs of all vehicles. Please view the Service Checklist below for a comprehensive list of what’s included in each service.

Servicing FAQ

Yes. All parts are of Original Specification quality – meaning they are just as durable as the parts fitted in your car when it was new. We can also provide a range of high-quality oil brands of industry-leading standard. We only use proprietary oils from the best leading manufactures, Shell, Castrol, Valvoline, Mobil 1, Fuchs etc including semi-synthetic and fully synthetic oils. Our ATA-trained experts will identify the best oil for your car to ensure optimum efficiency and engine health.

Fully Synthetic Oil
An extra charge of £22 is applicable for vehicles which require fully synthetic oil. If you’re unsure whether your vehicle requires fully synthetic oil don’t worry our fully train technicians will advise you when you make your booking.

We have total confidence in the quality of the parts we use and the work carried out by our experts. This means you can enjoy the security of a full guarantee on all parts and work. (Guarantee is valid for either 12,000 miles or 12 months, whichever is soonest)*

* excludes taxis & rental vehicles

If you’d prefer a manufacturer’s service to our interim car service, contact Automechanix for a free, no-obligation quote.

SERVICE

CHECKLIST

INTERIM

6,000 Miles
6 Months

FULL

12,000 Miles
12 Months

MAJOR

24,000 Miles
24 Months
Points checked 50 77 77
Check for body damage
Check for wheels and trims for damage
Check operation of brakes for judder/pulling and noise
Check steering controls and column for wear/movement
Drain engine oil and refill with correct grade, type and quantity
Replace oil filter
Replace sump plug seal or report sump plug replacement if integral
Check for excessive oil leaks
Check for timing belt (cambelt) replacement interval and report if replacement due according to mileage or age
Check radiator condition, security and report any leaks
Check coolant/radiator cap seals
Check coolant hoses for leaks, condition and security
Check electric cooling fan for operation where applicable
Check condition and tension of fan and alternator belt. Adjust or report on condition
Check condition and adjust auxiliary drive belts if required (excluding cambelt)
Replace air filter and clean out housing
Report if spark plugs need changing according to mileage (additional charge for the supply of plugs & fitment)
Check and record antifreeze strength and min temp
Top up coolant as required
Check condition and security of undertray
Check fuel cap seal condition
Check visual condition of fuel lines
Check fuel filter replacement interval and report if due
Check for correct clutch operation
Check and top up clutch fluid (if applicable)
Check for correct gearbox operation
Check drive shaft gaiters for security and report leaks
Grease prop/shaft (if applicable)
Check and top up gearbox fluid where applicable and not sealed
Check and top up transfer box and differential oils (if applicable)
Check brake pads for wear or damage
Check brake calipers for leaks and security
Check foot brake shoes for wear or damage – clean and adjust if required (where applicable)
Inspect operation of wheel cylinders and report any leaks
Visually check brake hydraulic system, pipes and hoses for any leaks, chafing and corrosion
Check security of handbrake linkages and travel. Lubricate and adjust if required
Check security of handbrake linkages and travel. Lubricate and adjust if required
Check brake discs and drums for wear, cracks, corrosion and scoring or pitting (excluding internal drums)
Check brake fluid level and top up if required
Check brake servo operation
Carry out brake fluid boil test and record readings
Replace brake fluid and bleed system
Check/top up power steering reservoir (where applicable)
Check steering and suspension components for wear and corrosion
Check steering rack gaiters condition
Check wheel bearings for excessive play or noise
Visually check power steering system, pipes and hoses for leaks, chafing and corrosion
Check steering and suspension components for wear and corrosion
Check steering rack gaiters condition
Check wheel bearings for excessive play or noise
Visually check power steering system, pipes and hoses for leaks, chafing and corrosion
Carry out shock absorber (bounce test) and report any serious leaks
Grease steering and suspension (where applicable)
Inspect exhaust system (inc catalyst if fitted) for leaks, security and noise
Visual check for exhaust smoke
Check operation of exterior lights
Check horn
Check diesel heater plug indicator operation where fitted
Lubricate battery terminals
Check battery, security and condition and print results
Top up battery (non-sealed units only)
Visual inspection of HT (high tension) leads
Test alternator charging rate – check security
Remove road wheels and check condition of hub faces
Check tyre size and tyre fitted according to side wall insdivuctions
Check tyre condition and tread depth (including spare)
Check and adjust tyre pressures (including spare) If no spare, record sealant canister expiry date
Set wheel nut torque to manufacturers settings
Check wheels for correct balance (including spare if applicable)
Check windscreen wiper condition and operation
Check screen washer operation, align jets if required
Check rear wiper condition/operation (if fitted)
Top up screen washer bottles
Check windscreen for chips and cracks
Check mirror condition – interior and exterior
Check number plate condition
Advise if cabin filter is required according to age/mileage recommendations and last change
Replace cabin filter and clean out housing
Check dash warning lights
Check seatbelts – front and rear including lap belt
Check operation of all external door locks
Lubricate accessible door hinges (widiv white grease)
Reset vehicle service light where applicable (subject to data and tooling availability)
Lubricate bonnet catch
Stamp service book (indicating a Halfords Autocendive Menu Service has been carried out)
Connect diagnostic for hybrid health check (report live data)
Check windscreen wiper condition and operation
Check condition of charging port and charging cable
Visually check high voltage cables and connections for damage
Report if inverter coolant is due
Rotate road wheels to check for brake binding

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