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What is included in your full service.

The following is a list of items included in the service schedule. The full details may vary from vehicle to vehicle depending on the specific manufacture and specifications under which the vehicle operates.


Perth Tyres choice of tyre factors
  • Check vehicle history and service report for any customer comments or requests
  • Check timing belt replacement interval
  • Check vehicle for damage to bodywork, lamps, trim etc.
  • Fit protective covers

Vehicle at ground level

  • Add forte oil treatment
  • Check handbrake for operation and travel
  • Check operation and condition of exterior lights and horn
  • Check operation of ABS warning lamp
  • Check operation and condition of wipers and washers and adjust as necessary
  • Check condition of windscreen and mirrors
  • Check seat belts for condition and operation
  • Check operation of suspension dampers
  • Visually check brake fluid and top up
  • Check and record antifreeze protection level
  • Visually check condition of cooling system and top up with coolant as required
  • Top up washer bottles with screenwash as required
  • Top up power steering fluid as required
  • Check auxiliary drive belts [not timing belt]
  • Check battery security and top up electrolyte level [where applicable]
Perth Tyres choice of tyre factors

Vehicle raised

  • Remove sump plug / drain engine oil, remove oil filter
  • Check all visible brake pipes and hoses for condition and security
  • Check all visible fuel lines for condition and security
  • Check exhaust system for condition, security and alignment
  • Refit sump plug using new washer, fit new oil filter
  • Check all visible steering and suspension joints, mountings and gaitors for condition and operation
  • Check all wheel bearings for excessive free play, noise and roughness
  • Check and record tyre tread depths, check for evidence of misalignment [including spare]
  • Check and adjust tyre pressures [including spare]
  • Check front brake components for condition, operation and leakage
  • Visually check front brake pads
  • Check rear brake components for condition operation and leakage
  • Check clean and adjust rear brake shoes/pads
  • Check transmission oil level where level plug fitted
  • Check differential oil level where level plug fitted
  • Grease all greasing points
Perth Tyres choice of tyre factors

Vehicle at ground level

  • Refill engine oil
  • Fit new fuel filter and bleed fuel system [diesel engine only]
  • Fit new air filter
  • Fit new spark plugs
  • Visually check HT leads and ignition coil
  • Fit new points and condenser [where applicable]
  • Check and top up engine oil as necessary
  • Check and adjust dwell angle,igniton timing and idle speed, where applicable
  • Tighten wheel nuts /studs
  • Carry out road test
  • After road test, visual check under bonnet and engine for leaks

Additional operations

  • Check clean marks from body or floor
  • Enter mileage on job card


  • Ensure that any customer comments and/or requests have been actioned
  • Put feedback card in car
  • Stamp service record
  • Update service/mot reminders
  • QC check

Other items to check for additional replacement

  • Replace timing belt
  • Replace cabin filter
  • Replace fuel filter [petrol engined vehicles]
  • Drain and replace coolant
  • Add forte fuel system treatments

Why use Alastair Reid Garages?

Member of Good Garage Scheme - customer feedback available online

Peace of mind - knowing our trained technicians have access to the latest information for your vehicle

Full range of services in Perth garage and Guildtown garage - MOT, servicing, tyres, exhausts, engineering etc.

All makes and models of vehicles serviced and repaired

The only dedicated auto electrical repair service in a Perth garage

Know your costs - no hidden charges, service costs fixed upfront

We value your business and will do everything we can to ensure you are happy with every aspect of your visit

Proven - established in Perth area for over 60 years

Understanding your needs - independent Perth garage

Delivering consistent service focused on your needs and time-scales

Quality - feel safe with our 12 months parts and labour guarantee

Consistency - we subscribe to SMTA, Motor Codes and OFT Codes of Practice

Save time - we use the latest diagnostics equipment available in the industry

Convenience - choose Perth Garage our city centre location or Guildtown, with free courtesy car

Manufacturers Warranty is protected

Save money - our fixed and repair rates save you money on main dealer prices

What Our Customers Say

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Visit with Confidence

You can visit Independent Alastair Reid Garages in complete confidence, knowing you will be looked after. Not only do we guarantee all of our work (parts and labour) for 12 months, we also subscribe to codes of practice. As a Bosch appointed service centre we adhere to the OFT code of conduct for garages, in addition we are members of the Scottish Motor Trade Association, Good Garage Scheme and Motor Codes, all of which give you security in the knowledge we will take care of you and your vehicle. In the unlikely event that you wish to challenge the work that Alastair Reid Garages have undertaken, then please contact the garage directly in the first instance. Should you not be happy that this issue is resolved then you can contact Motor Codes via their website, they provide dispute resolution services on behalf of Alastair Reid Garages.