Interim Service

An interim service takes place between your full services as a further check on your car to ensure that everything is functioning as designed. We recommend this more often if you put a lot of miles on your car, as the higher mileage can lead to increased degradation of certain parts, and other more basic things such as checking on your oil levels. Interim services are less extensive than a full service, meaning you get back on the road faster. 

Our highly trained technicians complete this interim service quickly, efficiently and to the highest of standards. Checks like these ensure your car is kept in optimal condition, which should ensure running costs are kept to a minimum, and for a longer time to come.



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Any repairs or replacements are made with prior consultation.

Included in an Interim Service

An interim service has a shorter list of checks than a full service. These checks are put in place to ensure the vitals of your car are healthy and operating as we would expect. Download our Service checklists to compare interim and full service checks.

Frequently asked questions about an Interim Service

We get the same questions from many customers so rest assured you are not the only one who needs a little bit of guidance when deciding what is best for your car. 

To get a customised quote for your car’s interim service, please contact us directly. Our team can provide you with a quote tailored to your specific vehicle’s make, model, and engine size. Don’t hesitate to get in touch to learn more about our services and pricing options. We look forward to hearing from you!

For larger commercial vehicles, look at our commercial vehicle services page

Prices do not include VAT. 

An interim service usually takes around 1 hour 30 mins, providing there are no issues with your vehicle.

Generally, it is advised to have a service every 12,000 miles or every 12 months, whichever comes first. The type of service carried out alternates between an interim and a full yearly, we recommend keeping up with your vehicle’s servicing as its vital maintenance, this will keep you driving efficiently and safely.

An interim service has a shorter list of checks than a full service. These checks are put in place to ensure the vitals of your car are healthy, and operating as we would expect.  You can download the service sheets on this page to compare a full and interim service.

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Our garages provide services to the following areas:

Ardleigh, Alresford, Boxted, Braiswick, Brantham, Brightlingsea, Colchester, Dedham, East Bergholt, Elmstead, Elmstead Market, Freighting, Great Bentley, Great Bromley, Great Horksley, Greenstead, Langham, Lawford, Lexden, Little Bentley, Long Ridge, Manningtree, Mistley, Parsons Heath, Rowhedge, St John’s, Stanway, Stratford St Mary, Tendring, Thorrington, West Bergholt, Wivenhoe, Wix, Wrabness, and all other surrounding areas.

Our garages provide the following services in Colchester:

  • Car Air Conditioning Service
  • Car Battery and Key Fob Batteries Repair
  • Car Brakes Repair
  • Class 4 MOT
  • Class 7 MOT
  • Clutch Repair
  • EML or Warning Lights Assessment and Repair
  • 0% Car Repair Finance
  • Full Vehicle Service
  • Interim Service
  • Light Commercial Vehicle Service
  • MOT Reminder
  • Motorhome Service
  • Steering and Suspension Repair
  • Timing Chain/Belt Repair
  • Tyre Replacement and Tyre Repair
  • Wheel Alignment