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Old 09-10-2018, 02:07 AM
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As the title suggests.

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Old 09-10-2018, 02:33 AM
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Service, as they check most things in the MOT as a part of that.
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Some places offer a very reduced MOT price if done with a service too. My local Honda dealer does it for 13 pounds if done with service at the same time.
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My Honda dealer does it for free.
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Combined or service first

But I'm dubious of Honda these days, on my receipts they have not followed Honda schedule so I am DIY from now on as per schedule. Today it's diff, trans (no sign this has ever been done which is annoying), oil, filter etc...
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Cardiff Honda

​​​​​​MOT £45
HONDA 12 Service £185
No discount

Probably have them do the service but see no benefit having the MOT there.
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45 is competitive enough and you don't have to wait or faf about twice.

It's the 200 oil change that would annoy me more.

I just serviced mine, oil and filter, diff fluid, trans fluid, checks.. took about 3 hrs and cost less than 100



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45 is competitive enough and you don't have to wait or faf about twice.

It's the 200 oil change that would annoy me more.

I just serviced mine, oil and filter, diff fluid, trans fluid, checks.. took about 3 hrs and cost less than 100
I know it is high. The car has been serviced at Honda all its life. Shame to stop it now really.
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Mine was too and I tend to agree but when I went through my history the approach was pretty random (unless they didn't bill me for stuff) rather than following guidance

I do my SC one myself and decided to do the NA one from this year just because there was no evidence of coolant or MT fluid ever being touched



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