How To take care about your car ?

Regular servicing of your car can help extend the lifespan of your vehicle and keep it running safely and efficiently. This routine maintenance significantly reduces your risk of breakdowns and can help identify any minor issues before they become more significant. A relatively small investment now can avoid a major unexpected expense later. A full service history can also add significantly to your car’s value.

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Routine maintenance to keep your car in top condition

Normally a Full Service should be carried out once a year or every 12,000 miles. You may also wish to compliment this with an Interim Service every 6,000 miles or every 6 months (whichever occurs first) which checks the most vital and safety critical elements of your car. Some manufacturers also recommend an even more thorough Master Service to be scheduled every 24 months. Point S can help you with all these requirements and offer you impartial advice as to the most relevant service for you!

If your car is suddenly experiencing unusual noises or something just doesn’t feel right, this can also be a good time to book your car in for a service. Early identification of issues can help avoid much more damaging problems developing. If you are about to embark on a long journey, a service can also help to avoid unwanted dramas and provide reassurance that your car is ready for the trip.

Most common items in your Point S service

Below are the most common items included in your Point S service. The exact service schedule will be dependent on the age, mileage, and model of your specific car:


  • Drain engine oil
  • Replace oil filter
  • Refill with new oil
  • Replace air filter
  • Replace air filter
  • Check and advise any oil leaks
  • Check and advise any oil leaks
  • Check radiator and coolant hoses


  • Visual check of brake pads for wear
  • Visual check of brake discs for wear
  • Visual check of brake pipes and hoses
  • Visual check of brake hydraulics
  • Check and top up brake fluid
  • Check operation of hand brake / parking brake

Wheels and Tyres:

  • Remove and refit all road wheels
  • Check tyre condition
  • Check tyre pressure (and adjust if required)
  • Check and advise tyre depth and wear pattern
  • Check wheel bearings

Steering and Suspension:

  • Check condition of road springs
  • Check condition of shock absorbers and mountings
  • Check and top up power steering fluid
  • Check power steering system
  • Check condition of steering rack and rubber gaiters
  • Check suspension joints


  • Visual check of exhaust system and mountings

Drive System:

  • Check driveshaft joints and rubber gaiters
  • Check clutch operation
  • Check and top up transmission fluid

Vision and Lighting:

  • Check operation of all external lights
  • Check operation of wash / wipe system
  • Check and advise condition of wiper blades
  • Check and top up windscreen washer fluid


  • Check safe operation of seat belts
  • Check instrument panel lighting and warnings
  • Check operation of switches and controls
  • Check horn
  • Check interior lighting

Final Checks:

  • Reset service interval and warning indicator
  • Stamp service book
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