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Originally Posted by twobigdogs
Here is one rant from me.......I took my laguna sport tourer,52000 miles ,in for its minor service at a main dealer.Ah says the dealer is the car 5 years old? yes I replied ...then it will need a cambelt change!OK i say how much will that be?Are you ready for this......£700 sir.£700 for a cambelt......what a rip off.....plus a minor service for £180.................thats near on a thousand quid for a car thats in good condition and that has nothing wrong with it.
Where on earth do renault get their prices from. I told him to forget it and have got Halfords to do it for £250.Has anyone else had the same?
Yesterday I paid Rip off £194 blah blah for a first service, but they tell me they used fully synthetic
which I am happy about also the fact that going to work and back today the on-board computer which was previously showing 34 MPG is now showing 39.3
But £700 quid for a cam belt + fit, is pretty disgusting
Currently in hondo's garage:
1.6 Valve-Matic SR. Red hot, toasty feet.