Check engine management system & other onboard computers using the latest Bosch Diagnostic equipment (Only on vehicles with OBD socket).
Drain engine oil and refill.
Replace oil filter.
Check for general oil leaks (report any serious leaks).
Check for timing belt replacement interval & report if due according to mileage/age.
Check radiator condition, security and report any leaks Check condition of radiator cap.
Check coolant hoses for leaks and condition, check securing clips for tightness and report.
Visually inspect expansion bottle/tank for leaks and cap security.
Check electric cooling fan for operation where applicable.
Check condition and tension of fan / alternator belt, adjust or report on condition.
Check condition and tension of auxiliary drive belts (excluding timing / cambelt).
Replace Air Filter (If Needed, living in the Southwest we have cleaner air than the City allowing longer air filter life).
Check and record antifreeze strength / min temp and top up coolant as required.
Replace Spark plugs for petrol engine vehicles only.
Check fuel cap condition & sealing ring.
Check visual condition of fuel lines & security.
Replace Diesel fuel filter (if fitted and external from fuel tank).
Replace Petrol fuel filter (if fitted and external from fuel tank).
Check clutch operation for drag/ slip/ judder/noise and adjust (if applicable).
Check & Top up clutch fluid (if applicable).
Check drive shaft gaiters for security and report leaks.
Check propshaft / drive shaft/joints and grease nipples where fitted.
Check and top up axle and/or transaxle oil (if applicable).
Top up gear box fluid where applicable and not sealed.
Check operation of exterior lights.
Check Diesel heater plug indicator operation where fitted.
Check Battery security /lubricate terminals.
Top up Battery/non-sealed units only.
Visual inspection of HT leads.
Check external condition of distributor cap.
Test effectiveness of starter motor.
Test alternator charging rate – check security.
Check / top-up power steering reservoir (if applicable).
Check steering / suspension components for wear and corrosion.
Check steering rack gaiters condition.
Check shock absorber condition and report on any serious leaks.
Check wheel bearings for excessive play or noise.
Grease steering / suspension (if applicable).
Inspect exhaust system Inc catalyst if fitted for leaks security and noise.
Visual check for exhaust smoke (Diesel).
Remove Road wheels.
Check brake pads for wear or damage.
Check brake callipers for leaks and security.
Check rear brake shoes / pads for wear or damage.
Inspect operation of wheel cylinders and report any leaks.
Visually check brake hydraulic system, pipes and hoses for any leaks, chafing and corrosion. Check security of handbrake linkages and travel, lubricate and adjust if required.
Check Brake discs / drums for wear, cracks, corrosion and scoring/pitting.
Check Brake Fluid Level & Top Up if required.
Check Brake Servo Operation.
Check ABS warning light for correct operation (if applicable).
Test and report brake fluid boiling point (if applicable).
Check tyre size and tyre fitted according to side wall instructions.
Check tyre condition, tread depth & date of tyre (including spare).
Check and adjust tyre pressures (including spare).
Set wheel nut torque to manufacturer’s settings.
Check windscreen wiper condition/operation.
Check rear wiper condition/operation (if fitted).
Check windscreen washer operations and top up if required.
Check windscreen for chips & cracks.
Check mirror condition. Interior / Exterior.
Check number plate condition.
Replace Pollen Filter Condition (If Needed, living in the Southwest we have cleaner air than the City allowing longer air filter life).
Check Seatbelts front and rear Inc lap belt.
Lubricate accessible door hinges (with white grease).
Lubricate bonnet catch.
Reset vehicle service light.
Road test Vehicle.
All vehicles have an exterior Wash after any service or repair.