What does a full service history mean? To claim a full service history (FSH) requires a record of all work and servicing carried out to the requirements of the manufacturer. This usually means the work has been carried out by a main dealer for that particular car brand. Or a specialist garage for more unusual examples.
What does a full service history mean?
While some buyers feel that full dealer service history is preferable, a full service history means that the car has been serviced on time and using manufacturer-approved parts. Usually, a manufacturer will give service intervals as a set mileage or a time limit, whichever comes first.
What is a car’s service history?
A car’s service history will provide a rundown of all the maintenance work that has been undertaken on the car throughout its life. A full service history will allow you to confirm that the car has received all of the servicing recommended by the manufacturer, and whether these were carried out at the correct times/mileage.
What is a part service history?
Many cars may not have a full service history but could have a ‘part service history’. This refers to cars that have been serviced, but not as regularly as recommended by the manufacturer. Cars with a part service history can vary quite significantly in terms of how much maintenance they have actually had.
Is a car with a full service history worth it?
All this means that a car with a full service history is likely to be in the best possible shape it can be. Is it worth paying extra for a car with a full service history? Whenever you buy a used car, you are buying a vehicle that has been used and abused by someone else and there’s no way you can be 100% sure how well it has been looked after.
Do I have to get my car serviced at the dealership to keep warranty UK?
As well as being required to offer at least a two-year unlimited mileage warranty on all their new cars – regardless of any change of ownership – car makers in the UK cannot force a buyer to have their vehicle serviced by their official dealership network.
Do I need to get my car serviced at the dealership?
No, you don’t need to get your car serviced at the dealership to keep your manufacturer’s warranty intact.
What happens if I have an in-warranty car serviced by another dealer?
Perhaps the most common is the threat that, should an owner attempt to have their in-warranty car or truck serviced by someone other than the dealer – or in some cases, even at a different dealer than the one who sold them the vehicle – the entire warranty will be rendered void immediately.
Can a dealership make you perform regular maintenance?
Short Answer: No By law, automakers and dealerships cannot make you perform regular maintenance at a dealership for a new car warranty to remain valid.
Do I have to go to the dealer for warranty repairs?
You don’t have to go to the dealer, natch, but you may be required to purchase OEM-specific fluids – such as transmission or engine oils – if they are absolutely required for the repair work that needs to done. The freedom to do what you want when it comes to your new vehicle warranty repairs comes with a very important caveat.
What is the service interval for a Ford Fiesta?
Interim service: Every 6 months or every 5,000 miles – whichever is soonest. Full service: Every 12 months or every 10,000 miles – whichever is soonest.
How often should I service my Ford Fiesta?
Interim service: Every 6 months or every 5,000 miles – whichever is soonest Full service: Every 12 months or every 10,000 miles – whichever is soonest Manufacturer Service: As per the manufacturer service schedule – check your car manual Each Ford Fiesta has its own recommended service schedule, which you can find in your vehicle’s manual.
Why should I have regular service intervals for my Ford?
That’s why we recommend having regular service intervals for your Ford. Some benefits to regular scheduled servicing are that your vehicle manufacturer warranty* will be protected, and it can also help to maintain the potential resale value. WHY HAVE REGULAR SERVICES WITH FORD?
How long does Ford Fiesta roadside assistance last?
Every new Ford car comes with 12 months of European Roadside Assistance from the date of registration. This is extended for another 12 months every time you get a Convenience Check or Scheduled Service, or until your next service. So you can get your Ford Fiesta serviced and renew your roadside cover for free!
How do I care for my Ford Fiesta?
Top-up bonnet fluid levels and check brakes, brake fluid, steering, suspension, tyres and pollen filter Having your Ford Fiesta regularly serviced by a Ford-trained technician at TC Harrison will help to keep it in the best possible condition. At TC Harrison, we provide a range of service packages for all models in the Ford Fiesta range.