Advise for car service

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I had bought brand new car 5 years ago. Till now I have done all the services from the dealer to keep the car under warranty. Now the warranty has finished.

Should I keep on doing service (oil, filter change etc.) from the dealer? The cost of doing such service is just half outside from local garage. As per my use, I will need max. 3 services in a year.

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Posted On 11/13/2017 11:22:28 PM by Driver

Doing the service at the dealer will ensure your car receives approved consumables. Also, since it is now 5 years old, there will be parts to be replaced. At the dealer, you will get genuine spares, trained mechanics and they will have the proper tools.
So paying a little extra will give you peace of mind.

Posted On 11/13/2017 11:59:56 PM by Syed

If your car is Korean or American. Just sell it. Spare parts suck your blood due to frequent repairs.
If it is Japanese or european
Other than body shop (Denting & painting) all services better do it in showroom.
If you go out they fix one spoil other, most of them half knowledge.

Posted On 11/14/2017 12:31:49 AM by Ali Dynamic

I don't agree with Driver & Syed. Local agents are burglars. Many people even travel to KSA & get the service done by the dealers there. Anyway it is not an option for exapts. So my recommendation is to maintain it from other reliable garages like AUTO-ONE, KAAICO, AUTOMAK etc. They are as good as the agency service, with genuine parts, trained mechanics yet reasonable cost.

Posted On 11/14/2017 8:58:44 PM by Scorpio

Depends on which car you drive. If it has less electronic sensors get service done locally. If it's full of sensors and alarms, use authorized service centres.

Posted On 11/14/2017 11:08:45 PM by happy man

regular service like oil and filter do in the company itself..not much of a cost difference....major service do it out side...

Posted On 11/14/2017 11:46:53 PM by Ali Dynamic

Forgot to mention Owned by Alghanim Group. All Japanese & American car service can be done there.

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