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Major Service

  • Add engine oil flush (optional)
  • Replace air filter (if required)
  • Replace spark plugs (if required)
  • Replace pollen filter (if required)
  • Replace fuel filter (if required)
  • Test brake fluid
  • Test antifreeze
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  • Check distributor cap and rotor (if required)
  • Check wiring and components
  • Top up all under bonnet fluids
  • Check auxiliary drive belts
  • Check fuel system and pipes
  • Check cooling system
  • Check vacuum pipes
  • Check brake and clutch hydraulics
  • Check engine breather system
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  • Check wheel bearings
  • Check suspension joints/bushes/gaiters
  • Check drive shaft gaiters
  • Check shock absorbers/coil springs
  • Check flexible brake hoses
  • Check and adjust tyre pressures
  • Report on tyre condition
  • Remove all wheels
  • Check front brakes
  • Check rear brakes
  • Replace engine oil and filter
  • Check windscreen washers and wipers
  • Top-up screen washer bottle
  • Check gearbox oil if (if possible)
  • Check differential if (if possible)
  • Check exhaust system for leaks and damage
  • Check and report on oil leaks
  • Oil
  • Check brakes and fuel lines
  • Check hand brake cable
  • Check for underbody condition
  • Check windscreen for damage
  • Check washers and wiper blades
  • Check lights and lenses inc Reverse lights
  • Lubricate bonnet, door and boot hinges and locks
  • Check seat belt operation
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  • Check operation of controls and switches
  • Check foot and hand brake travel
  • Stamp service book and reset service light
  • Check warning light indicators
  • Torque wheel nuts (if wheels removed)
  • Road test/report any faults found


AVC Motors was established in 1981 and was at the Oxford Business Centre for over 30 years before relocating to Pony Road.
We are a family run garage which prides itself on a friendly, professional service.
Our technicians are fully qualified in all aspects of car servicing, motor vehicle repairs and are VOSA approved for MOT testing.

We are conveniently situated close to Oxford's main railway station and a short walk from the main bus terminal. It's only a brief stroll from the city centre shops so you could leave your car with us while you shop or work. Browse around our web site to find out more about AVC and the services we have to offer. Just click on the links above to see how we may help you.

Friendly Service

Customers often complain that no-one is really interested in them at the large dealerships - we believe in giving a highly personal service and going the extra mile to help. We think you'll notice the difference straight away