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Why it pays to have your Car Serviced
Considering the current financial climate we are in, you could be mistaken for thinking that missing the occasional scheduled service on your car might save you money - think again!
We recently heard about an owner of a 2005 Mazda 3 Turbo Diesel who was trying to save money and hadn't had his pride and joy serviced for two years since buying it second hand. Not only that, he was unsure of the full service history of the car when he purchased it; you can see where this is heading right?
Driving home on the motorway, he heard a high-pitched noise coming from under the bonnet and seconds later he lost all power! Upon having the car checked over, it was revealed that the engine oil had congealed and was not feeding the turbo anymore.
Unfortunately the cost of the repairs far exceeded the cost of a couple regular services to replace and refresh the oil. Instead, the engine had to be completely stripped down and cleaned to remove all traces of the congealed oil. With a replacement turbo, new oil and filters the car was soon back on the road again, but with the owner being out of pocket and rethinking his money saving options for the future!
Don't let this happen to you. We recommend that you always keep your vehicle serviced on a regular basis and at Concorde Auto Centre you can get a FREE MOT when you book your car in for a scheduled service at any of our branches.
About Concorde Auto Centre
With branches in Cambridge, Coventry, Leicester, Milton-keynes, Northampton, Norwich, Oxford, Peterborough, Swindon and Wisbech, Concorde Auto Centre offers a wide range of professional services with highly trained auto technicians always on hand to fit new parts or to offer advice to our loyal customers. Call us today to get the best prices on new car tyres fitted, winter car tyres fitted, wheel alignment, car exhaust systems, air conditioning recharges, replacement brake pads and discs, booking in your car for its MOT, car servicing, cambelts, shock absorbers, engine rebuilds, vehicle diagnostics, clutches, batteries, tow bars, turbo inspection and car gearboxes
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"I popped into Concorde to see if they could check my tyres today. They were really helpful and quick. I'll be using them again when I need a service."
MATT - 01 Apr 2013