Why service my car?
The single most important thing a person can do in prolonging the life and performance of a vehicle is regular servicing in line with the manufacturers recommended schedule. Most manufacturers will recommend a minimum of an oil and filter change every year or 12,000 miles, and having this done more frequently is never a bad idea. Changing your engines oil will reduce the wear on it's components and you must change the filter along with the oil as it will be contaminated by the dirt and particles in the old oil which will reduce the life and performance of your engine.
Not only will it save your engine from premature wear and tear it will:
1. Help prevent you from future untimely breakdowns
2. Increase your MPG
3. Improve your general vehicle safety
4. Assist in keeping your vehicle within legal requirements
5. Help you plan and budget your vehicles required maintenance over the year