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How much did you pay for your last service?

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G'day all,

Have a VZ SV6. I've been ringing around for quotes on a basic service for it as it has just ticked over 90,000km. The quotes that I received ranged from $259 to $476. I thought that these quotes were a little high considering what little work is done. I'm also looking to upgrade to full synthetic oil as it only costs a little extra but is worth it in the long run.

So what did you pay for your last basic oil and filter service?
 

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We just had our VZ V6 Wagon 2005 serviced (180,000km) and we were quoted from $280 to $400 odd.
 

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I remember paying $149 for our last service on the same vehicle. We paid $30 for synthetic oil too. This was at a Holden dealer BTW!
 

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G'day all,

Have a VZ SV6. I've been ringing around for quotes on a basic service for it as it has just ticked over 90,000km. The quotes that I received ranged from $259 to $476. I thought that these quotes were a little high considering what little work is done. I'm also looking to upgrade to full synthetic oil as it only costs a little extra but is worth it in the long run.

So what did you pay for your last basic oil and filter service?
Here is a link to a website which I found helpful which compares fixed price quotes between different businesses.
Cheers.
Fixed Price Car Service: Auto Service, Car Repairs, Car Servicing
 

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Ridiculous. I'm not paying high $300s for a simple oil service!
 

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Ridiculous. I'm not paying high $300s for a simple oil service!
Does sound a bit expensive, last service I had from a dealer was around $260 (and $30 of that was for the mobile service van call out).
 

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Just Sold my Acclaim.

But the 75,000klm service done a few months ago was around the $150 mark, filter/flashlube/Mobil 1 and labour.

Was a local mechanic job.
 

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$400 to change your oil and filters LMAO theres like at the most $100 in parts and it would take maybe an hour so that means labour costs are at $300 an hour. I'll service everyones car at that rate only have to do 1 a day and i'd b rolling in cash
 

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Standard specified warranty service for this VZ Commodore is $240 and which can include additional checks/servicing requested by me (have recently fitted a K&N air filter). We were very happy with the first service with the car: in at 9.30am and out at 1.30pm mid-December despite a huge number of cars booked-in, with a long list of checks (91,000km interval), replacements (oil, filters etc.) done in that time. The oil change was with Magnatec, apparently recommended for Alloytecs (somebody else here might know more about that...).
 
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$240 is a good price, i thought the 90,000 was a major service which inc flushes and a list of labour as long as your arm, as well as a few expensive part replacements
 
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