Car Servicing for VW, Audi, Skoda & Seat

At MCM Garage near Bath, we use genuine Volkswagen AG parts when servicing your vehicle. We follow the same service schedule as your local dealer, so your service book will be stamped and we can service your vehicle without it affecting your warranty. We pride ourselves on our high level of service and dealer quality work at affordable prices. If you would like us to use non genuine parts on your vehicle, please let us know and we will try to source the parts at the best possible prices. All parts are covered by manufacturers warranties for your protection.

The VW Group Service schedule is as follows and prices are approximate for all vehicles including VAT:

Time & Distance service schedule:

Lubrication service £130
20K mile service £170
Full Service £250

If your car is following the longlife service schedule, then the following will apply:

Variable 1 service £180
Variable 2 service £260

Other service items you may need to consider:

Brake fluid service (due every 2 years) £38 including VAT
Air conditioning service & ozone clean (R134a) (due every 2 years) £71.99 including VAT
Air conditioning service & ozone clean (R1234yf) (due every 2 years) £138 including VAT
Cambelt change (due every 4-5 years or at a specific mileage)

We also offer full services to all makes and models of car, so don’t think we only service Polos, Golfs and Beetles. You can be confident we’ll apply the same level of care and attention we pay to all our vehicles and stamp your handbook accordingly. We’ll even help source the right manufacturer approved parts for your car and on request, give you a choice of non genuine parts so you can make an informed decision should anything need replacing.

You can always get in touch with us at MCM garage to find out more information on the servicing options available and for a free quote.

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Find out what's included during an intermediate or full service

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


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Contact us for your car servicing requirements in Bath on 01761 415 501

Car Servicing FAQs

Have questions about car servicing? Check out our frequently asked questions on the topic below. If you need further help, please call us on 01761 415 501.

What is the purpose of servicing my car?

Regular car servicing and maintenance is essential to ensure your car continues to function efficiently and reliably. Car servicing can also prevent costly breakdowns and prolong its lifespan. It also promotes safer driving by identifying and addressing potential safety issues before they become major problems. In summary, car servicing is critical to maintaining the optimal performance, safety, and longevity of your vehicle.

What could happen if I don't service my car?

Maintaining regular service checks on your car is crucial to ensure its optimal performance and longevity. Neglecting to carry out regular car servicing may result in unnoticed issues, which can lead to additional expenses for repairs and maintenance in the future. Moreover, the absence of a well-maintained service record can lower the resale value of your car, affecting the price that potential buyers are willing to pay when you decide to sell it. It is highly recommended to prioritise the upkeep of your car to ensure its reliability and efficiency in the long run.

How often should a car be serviced in the UK?

It is a widely acknowledged practice among car manufacturers to suggest a comprehensive car service on an annual basis or after every 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. This maintenance practice helps ensure the optimal performance and longevity of your vehicle.

What is an interim service on a car?

An interim car service is slightly less comprehensive than a full service, and it is recommended to be conducted every 6 months or after driving 5,000-6,000 miles. It should not be considered a replacement for an annual service, but rather a beneficial measure to address any potential issues early on that may arise from exceeding the average mileage.