TFM - Trevor Falloon Motors

Service checklists

We provide two different service levels - minor and major. The foundations for both are outlined below. On top of those foundations we add manufacturer-specified checks.

Minor Major
When 10,000 miles/12 months 36,000 miles/48 months
Price starting from £80 £120
Engine
Renew the engine oil
Renew the oil filter
Check for oil leaks
Check the ancillary drive belt condition and tension. Renew or adjust it if necessary.
Analyse the exhaust gas
Check the anti-freeze level and strength. If necessary, top it up or renew it.
Check the cooling system for leaks
Renew the air filter
Drain (or if major service, renew) the fuel filter(s)
Check the exhaust system
Clutch, gearbox and final drives
Check CV joint boots for damage and leaks
Check the hoses, lines and connections of the hydraulic clutch for leaks
Check the fluid level of the hydraulic clutch and top it up if necessary
Check the oil level of the semi-automatic transmission hydraulic unit oil level and top up if necessary
Steering
Check steering assembly boots for damage and leaks
Check the power steering fluid level and top it up if necessary
Brakes
Check the brake fluid level and top it up if necessary
Check the brake pad thickness
Check the handbrake and adjust if necessary
Check the brake lines, hoses and connections for leaks and damage
Check the condition of the disc brakes
Suspension, wheels and tyres
Check the tread depth and wear pattern on all the tyres (including the spare)
Check the tyre pressues and adjust if necessary
Check for the presence of the tyre valve caps
Check the expiry date of the tyre sealant can (if applicable)
Check the shock absorbers for damage, wear and leaks
Check the condition of the ball joints
Electrical system
Check the battery fluid level and top it up if required
Carry out the battery high-current test
Check the function of the exterior lights
Check the lighting system and horn functions (including interior and dashboard panel lights)
Reset the service interval indicator
Carry out a vehicle diagnostic check and read out the fault codes
Check the battery charge
Check the function of the exterior lights
Check the operation of the interior lights
Check the function of the interior warning lights
Interior
Renew the dust and pollen filter
Visually check the airbag units for external damage
Exterior
Check the condition of the windscreen and door mirrors
Check the windscreen wipers and washing system
Check the chassis for corrosion and damage
Check the body for corrosion and damage (including the underbody)
Check and lubricate the bonnet lock
Clean and lubricate the sunroof mechanism (if applicable)
General
Test drive
Check that the safety and service labels are positioned correctly