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Old 14th February 2013, 21:29   #16
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Default Re: Overshot Service Interval. Now what?

The rule of thumb is +/- 500 km for any vehicle. The simple reason is it is next to impossible to get your vehicle there on the dot of say 5,000 km.

The time thing is a bit more important if your car remains unused but then again all they say is 6 months or whatever so you have the whole month to do it in, which translates to +/- 15 days. This is because your oil degrades with lack of use
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Default Re: Missed my car servicing by 1000 odd kilometers

Originally Posted by Ranjimso View Post

I have a i20 CRDi and its done over 13500 kms, my second service was due at 12400 kms. I have another trip which might be over 1000 kms this weekend. I am sure i will not have the time to get it serviced but can anyone let me know if its okay to go ahead.

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Ideally you shouldn't have a problem, but its better to keep your service coordinator informed on the status.

For the future services its always better to get the vehicle serviced a couple of hundred Kms and a few days before the actual due, rather than allowing them an option to criticize us in case of any faults
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