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    Servicing schedules

    This is a topic that has crept up occasionally but I'm still left confused. Which servicing schedule should I choose?

    I'll be doing 15000 miles a year, possibly slightly more. A fair amount of motorway but also some town and rural in the mix. I'm getting a petrol 1.4 COD.

    Obviously I'd rather pay for fewer services but I'd also like to avoid going in for one type of service and then another 1 or 2 months later.

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    At that mileage go for variable. On fixed, you'll need to visit the dealer every 7 months or 9k.

    I also do 15k to 16k a year. My last A4 asked for a service every 19k which came up after 15 months or so. Oil and inspection coincided nicely.
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    If you value your engine in anyway at all keep on the fixed regime.

    Keep oil changes to every 9k and inspection to 18k (air filter etc) for best results. I do 33-35k a year in my A3 so it's in at least 3 times a year for an oil change, bit ott maybe but prevention is better than cure should something go wrong.

 

 

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