service history guide | 05/08/2023 23:51, by Prestige motor house limited


  1. Keep Detailed Records: Whenever your vehicle undergoes maintenance, repair, or any service, ensure that you keep detailed records of the work performed. This includes the date, mileage, description of the service, parts replaced, and the name of the service provider (mechanic or dealership).

  2. Follow Manufacturer's Recommendations: Adhere to the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule as outlined in the owner's manual. Regular servicing helps prevent major issues, improves performance, and maintains the vehicle's warranty coverage.

  3. Oil Changes and Fluids: Regularly document oil changes, coolant flushes, brake fluid changes, transmission fluid changes, and other fluid replacements.

  4. Filter Replacements: Note when air filters, oil filters, cabin air filters, and fuel filters are replaced, as they play a critical role in the vehicle's performance and air quality.

  5. Timing Belt/Chain Replacement: Keep track of timing belt or timing chain replacements, as they are essential for engine operation and should be replaced at recommended intervals.

  6. Tire Maintenance: Document tire rotations, balancing, alignments, and any tire replacements. Proper tire care ensures even wear and better fuel efficiency.

  7. Brake Service: Record brake pad replacements, rotor resurfacing or replacements, and other brake system maintenance.

  8. Battery Replacement: Note when the battery was replaced and keep any warranty information related to the battery.

  9. Warranty Repairs: If any repairs were done under warranty, ensure that the details are documented.

  10. Accident Repairs: If the vehicle was involved in an accident, keep records of any repairs made and relevant insurance documentation.

  11. Miscellaneous Repairs: Record any other repairs or services performed on the vehicle, such as electrical repairs, suspension work, or engine diagnostics.

  12. Online Tools and Apps: Consider using online tools or mobile apps designed to help you keep track of your vehicle's service history conveniently.

  13. Organize and Store: Store all service records in a safe and easily accessible place, such as a folder, binder, or digital file.

  14. Share with Potential Buyers: If you decide to sell the vehicle, having a complete and well-documented service history can increase its resale value. Provide the service records to potential buyers as proof of regular maintenance and care.

A comprehensive service history provides a clear picture of how well the vehicle has been maintained and can instill confidence in the buyer about the condition of the car. For the current owner, it helps with vehicle reliability and ensures that the vehicle continues to perform at its best