Join Date: Jul 2005
Nominated 0 Times in 1 Post
TOTW/F/M Award(s): 0
Thanked 48 Times in 39 Posts
The free checks are usually only given from Brand new - a few thousand after purchase just to make sure things are going ok. They don't actually do anything to the car.
What sort of driving do you do? A lot of short stop/start journeys will "stress" the engine more than a motorway cruise. An annual mileage of about 12k of decent mixed journeys and the
shoulfd be ok. Any less or if the engine if worked any harder , then I would change the
ore frequently. 18k miles is the norm for most modern engines these days between
changes. Was the
changed when you bought the car? If not I would change it now for a decent fully synthetic
I know there are issues with the 1.9dci engines because the service interval is too long (18k) but if fully synthetic
is used and
changes at 9k miles they seem ok. As far as I know there are no issues with the petrol engines regarding long service/
Currently in SportTourer's garage:
2010 Laguna III SportTourer Initiale Tom Tom.