Arnold Clark

What's Checked During a Value Service?

Find out what's checked during a Value Service and compare Standard and Major Service options

  • Standard Price

    (Recommended every 12 months)

    £119
  • Major Service

    (Recommended every 24 months)

    £169

You can now book your car in for a value service online

Work Detail Standard Major
Pre Work Inspection
1 Check for & body defects
2 Check operation of lights
3 Check horn
4 Check all mirrors
5 Check washers & wipers
6 Check operation of handbrake
Low Level Operations
7 Check battery condition
8 Check anti-freeze content
9 Add screen wash & top-up fluids (excludes anti-freeze)
10 Lubricate door locks
11 Check lights illuminate
12 Check seatbelt operation & condition
13 Check operation & condition of locks
14 Check power steering fluid level
15 Check visible drive belts
16 Check air filter
17 Check fuel cap operation & seal
18 Visually check cooling system for leaks
19 Check & adjust clutch cable freeplay (where applicable)
Mid Level Operations
20 Remove all wheels, lubricate hub, refit & retorque
21 Report on all tyre depths
22 Inspect all tyre set pressure
23 Check front brake pads & discs
24 Check suspension dampers
25 Check brake lining wear & tear
26 Check brake wheel cylinders
27 Check brake pipes & hoses
28 Steering safety check
29 Check engine & gearbox for leaks
30 Check rear pads & discs / shoe (via inspection hole)
Under Car Operations
31 Drain & refill engine oil - semi synthetic
32 Drain & refill engine oil - fully synthetic
33 Fit new oil filter
34 Check brake pipes & lines
35 Check exhaust system
36 Check for excessive oil leaks
37 Road test & report
38 Fit new sump plug washer (where fitted)
39 Fit new air filter
40 Fit new spark plugs (where applicable)
41 Fit new fuel filter (where applicable)
42 Fuel treatment
43 Check aircon system
Road Test to Check Operation of Standard Major
44 Brakes
45 Steering
46 Suspension
47 Engine & Gearbox / Check timing belt replacement date
48 Heating system
49 Abnormal noises or issues
50 Check warning light
51 Check alignment

You can now book your car in for a value service online