Servicing Checklist

Keeping your vehicle in optimal working condition is not just important for safety on the road, it also ensures that you save money through efficient motoring.

Universal Tyres offer car and van servicing at a number of our branches, providing either an interim or full service at competitive rates. Please see below for a more in-depth breakdown.

Driving Vehicle Into Centre

Component Check/Action Full Interim
Instruments, Gauges & Warning Lights Check instruments / warning light operation    
Horn Check operation    
Clutch Check operation – (manual only)    
Windscreen Washers Check operation and alignment – adjust if required    
Wipers Check operation and condition    

Inside Centre

Component Check/Action Full Interim
Service Indicator Light Reset    
Check for Diagnostic Trouble Codes Record diagnostic codes on condition report  
Front and Rear, Side and Main Lights Check operation, condition and security    
Indicators/Hazard Lights Check operation, condition and security    
Brake and Reverse Lights Check operation, condition and security    
Fog and Numbering Plate Lights Check operation, condition and security    
Interior Lights Check operation and condition    
Seat Belts Check operation and condition    
Hand Brake Check operation    
Front Windscreen Check for damage    
Mirrors Check operation and condition    
Door Check Straps Check operation – lubricate (excluding plastic straps)    

Under the Bonnet

Component Check/Action Full Interim
Battery Check security, clean – grease terminals    
Auxilliary Drive Belt Check condition – adjust if necessary    
Fuel pipes Check for routing, damage and corrosion    
Brake pipes Check for routing, damage and corrosion    
Radiator, Coolant Hoses Check for damage and leaks    
Spark Plugs Renew (petrol only)  
Air Filter Renew  
Fuel Filter Renew (diesel only)  
Brake Fluid Check boiling point and condition    
Coolant Check Check strength using dipstick – check fluid level    
Windscreen Washer Fluid Check fluid level – top up    
Power Steering Fluid Check fluid level – top up  
Bonnet Catch Check operation – lubricate    

Under the Vehicle

Component Check/Action Full Interim
Engine Oil Filter Replace oil filter    
Engine Oil Drain oil    
Fuel Pipes Check for routing, damage and corrosion    
Brake Pipes and Hoses Check for routing, damage and corrosion    
Radiator, Coolant Hoses Check for routing, damage and corrosion    
Engine, Transmission and Rear Axle Check for damage and leaks    
Drive Shaft Joints and Gaiters Check for wear, damage and condition    
Steering, Suspension Linkages and Ball Joints Check for wear, damage and condition    
Shock Absorbers Check operation and condition    
Wheel Bearings Check for play and condition  
Wheel Balance Re-balance (including spare wheel)  
Exhaust System and Mountings Check condition    
Braking System Complete brake check on vehicle condition report    
Tyres Complete tyre check on vehicle condition report    
Wheel Alignment Check wheel alignment – toe, out, in  

Final Under the Bonnet

Component Check/Action Full Interim
Engine Oil Check level    
Brake Fluid Check fluid level – top up    

Prepare Vehicle for Hand Back

Component Check/Action Full Interim
Road Test Vehicle Listen for abnormal noise or vibration    
Service Book Stamp and sign    

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