The Benefits of Regular Service are Compelling

March 1, 2015

Servicing a car means the scheduled maintenance of the vehicle.

Servicing a car means the scheduled maintenance of the vehicle. All vehicles require servicing over their lifetime and the schedule begins once the vehicle is off the production line and the mileage is ticking. So servicing of your vehicle is a necessity and here are some reasons why.

1. Safety
At some point, most of the parts in a car will need replacing or repair. This is as a result of general wear and tear but regular servicing will pinpoint any items which need changing. Servicing is advisable for every 12, 000 to 20,000 miles (depending on vehicle age) but your mechanic will advise you on this and prompt you for serving timing. The normal items that need change are:- spark plugs, timing belts, wires and water pumps. The responsibility of a vehicle’s road-worthiness lies with the owner and as a motorist they must the ensure the safety of others as well themselves.

2. Economy
Regular servicing will ultimately avoid those annoying occurrences when you break down when you need your car the most. If you have to be somewhere urgently and you can’t rely on your car getting there then not only might it be inconvenient but unsafe it you are left stranded in a deserted spot. By anticipating the likelihood of mechanical failure through regular checks these instances will bring you bring peace of mind.

3. Convenience
Regular servicing will ultimately avoid those annoying occurrences when you break down when you need your car the most. If you have to be somewhere urgently and you can’t rely on our car getting there then not only might it be inconvenient BT unsafe it you are left stranded in a deserted spot.
By anticipating the likelihood of mechanical failure through regular checks these instances you bring peace of mind.

4. Re-sale
At some stage you will want to sell your car and upgrade to a newer model. Not only will regular servicing ensure vehicle reliability but it will also assist you in its re-sale. A well documented service history will reassure any potential buyer. By retaining all your mechanic’s records you will be adding value to its asking price by being able to prove that you are offering a well maintained car. A well serviced vehicle can be seen to be roadworthy for up to and above 250,000 miles.