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Top tips to follow when it comes to a service history.

Have you recently been looking for a new car, but you are unaware of how important the service history is. In this blog, we are going to give you an insight into the importance of having a service history on your car. More often than not, you are likely to buy a car which has had previous owners, your service history will show you exactly what work the car has had done to it in the past. You must only buy a used car if you have the previous service history. We all know that the age of the car can make a significant difference to the vehicle, but let’s discuss the importance of this document and what the service history shows. Many sellers will advise gaining a full-service history when purchasing a vehicle, however many vehicles do not have a complete service history. This is why at Motorserv we fully update all service history documents and provide a warranty to ensure that the car is safe to drive and any unforeseen problems are covered.

Let’s discuss the significance and importance of a service history.

Adds Value To The Car. 

This document is crucial and a great way to add value to your car, if you find that you do not have any previous history it will be hard for you to sell your car. Your service history will highlight all of the previous work which the car has had done to it. You can have a great understanding of how well the previous owners have looked after the car, and from here you can identify the parts of the car which have been recently replaced. In addition to this, the information will give you a great idea regarding how to maintain the quality of your car. 

Places trust in the dealership

Here at Motorserv, our team of professionals will always provide you with a service history on the vehicle you have purchased. Our team make sure that you are provided with this document when you buy your car, from here we can make sure everything is functional and working to the best of its ability. This is different from buying from a private seller as they don’t always provide a service history, this information is key when buying a new car. 

Identifies previous responsible ownerships. 

When you dive deep into the service history document, there is so much information you can gain, but in addition to this, you can see exactly who has owned your car previously. This is great because you can see the exact work which each owner has had done to the car, tracking how well it has previously been looked after. Previous work will be logged into the service history, knowing that the previous owners have spent their money on keeping the car running will also put your mind at ease. This is why a service history is vital when buying a used car, it will give you all the background information there is to know!

The Prior Services

This is simple to understand, your service history document will provide you with the information regarding prior services which have been carried out on your vehicle. This will consist of knowing exactly when and where the car is serviced. Without this document, you will not know the problems which the car has previously had and what work needs doing. All of this information will give you an insight into whether or not the car is deemed safe to drive. 

All our vehicles here at Motorserv have an up to date service history. We provide you with great quality vehicles with all the previous background history of the used car in Solihull you're buying. If you are looking for more information, get in touch with our team today! With year’s worth of experience in the industry, contact our team of professionals today!