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Car Servicing Bristol

Getting a regular car service ensures that your car performs efficiently and safetly. We can service all types of vehicles including new vehicles still under the Manufacturers Warranty we use the latest computer diagnostics equipment availble on most vehicles.

Hassle Free Servicing

Ryans garage offer a hassle free service. We will collect your car from home or work and deliver it back to you free of charge. 10 free courtesy cars and 2 vans available. Subject to availability Terms and Conditions apply

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Interim Service Check List 

  • Oil & Filter
  • Operation of exterior lights
  • Operation of instrument warning lamps
  • Horn operation
  • Windscreen wiper & washer condition and operation
  • Top up windscreen washer reservoir if required
  • Drain engine oil and re-fill*
  • Replace oil filter
  • Check & advise on general oil leaks
  • Check & advise on coolant and antifreeze strength
  • Check coolant hoses for leaks,condition inc header tank
  • Check timing belt replacement interval & report if due according to mileage /age
  • Check Brake servo
  • Check & advise brake fluid level and boiling point
  • Top up brake fluid if required
  • Visual check of brake pads for wear or damage
  • Visual check of brake callipers for leaks and security
  • Visual check of brake discs,shoes & cylinders for wear and damage.
  • Visual check of brake pipes and hoses.
  • Operation of handbrake
  • Check condition of road springs
  • Check power steering fluid reservoir
  • Check steering/suspension components for wear and corrosion.
  • Check/adjust clutch operation
  • Check transmission for oil leaks
  • Check condition of clutch cable(where visible)
  • Check & advise of condition of exhaust mountings
  • Check tyre condition & tread depth (inc spare)
  • Check /adjust tyre pressures (inc spare)
  • Check wheel nut torque to manufacturers specification

Full Service check list interim + Below

  • Check rear reflectors
  • Check illumination of dash & heater control lamps
  • Check battery condition and connections
  • Check door/bonnet lock operation & lubricate locks, hinges and catches.
  • Advise on pollen filter condition-replace if necessary*
  • Air Conditioning system/temperature if applicable
  • Replace air filter
  • Top up anti freeze if required
  • Check condition & tension of auxiliary drive belts(exc timing belt)
  • Check / Clean HT leads & components (if fitted)
  • Visual check of fuel system (inc tank +cap)
  • Check security of handbrake linkages & travel and adjust if required
  • Check steering rack gaiters condition
  • Check shock absorbers condition & mounting, report any leaks
  • Check wheel bearings for excessive play or noise
  • Check driveshaft gaiters for security and report any leaks
  • Check gearbox fluid level manual/automatic differential (if applicable)
  • Remove all road wheels & check flanges & mountings.
  • Carry out engine system scan
  • Check headlight alignment
  •  Test & advise alternator output and security
  • Replace Fuel filter
  • Spark plugs changed according to mileage


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  • Wolkswagen
  • Ford
  • Nissan