So when was the last time this was serviced?

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  1. Vlad

    Vlad Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Had to laugh...we had a 2004 Renault Grand Scenic come in as a Part Exchange a couple of days ago with 78,000 miles on the clock and full service history.

    So I get the mechanic to give it a service and this was the state of the air filter.......highly unlikely that its ever been changed in 9 years and 78,000 miles as typical of Renault, they put it in a stupid location, ie behind the battery, which means that you have to remove the battery just to get to the air filter and I suspect that most garages can't be bothered with the hassle of losing radio codes etc etc.
     
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  2. Rory

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    It was only when the ServicePlus scheme finished on my car, at 6yrs old, that the dealer would give me copies of the service invoices and they showed the air filter had never been changed. Or if it had, they'd never charged for it.

    On the other hand, they billed for the fuel filter on two consecutive services. Did they change it twice - who knows?
     
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    Parisien Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    MDs....gotta love 'em...whether brand new.......or 5 yrs old, hardly ever do what it says on the tin, and that covers all marques


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    I had the same. I was in the process of buying my company van (renault vivaro) full renault history, discs all round had not been replaced when they had billed for them they had only fitted the pads. Disgusting
     
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