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Re: service cost bah :

In parts terms(retail)
oil alone seems like 50-60. add in 3 filters and it cant be much less than 100.
So last years service.. converted from euro to must have been like labour free ?
Just have to divvy up the cash I guess.

Something interesting on the renault ireland site,perhaps on renault uk also.
Dubbed french actors with maintenance tips,if you go to the maintenance section.
Things like smelly air con cabin filters, wiper blades etc.
One thing on batteries ,which Id never heard in 20+ years of motoring,
To extend your battery life:turn on the headlights for 4-5 secs before starting the engine to "prime" the battery to supply power to the starter.
Perhaps Ive had too many cars where there might be just enough charge to start the engine , but turning on full headlights would drain it down.

Ill try the technique from now on.why not eh
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