Tin Snail Site
1000 mile (1600 km) monthly service.
This service is to be carried out every 1000 miles
(1600 km) or every month, whichever comes sooner. It is
also a good idea to check these items before any long
|Check and top up or adjust:
Windscreen washer bottle
Tyre pressures and condition
|Replace lost battery fluid with distilled
Use good quality screenwash, especially
in cold weather
Use correct brake fluid (Green LHM in disc
Tyre pressures usually 20 psi (front) and 26
psi (rear). Check for wear and cracking of
sidewalls. Tyres left on the rear wheels often
perish before wearing out.
Minimum tread (in UK) 1.6 mm.
|Check operation of
windscreen wipers and washers.
|Check light bulbs and connections, which
corrode, and stop lights from functioning
properly, especially rear fog lights, tail lights
and indicators. Problems with headlights on later
(1987) cars in the UK can be due to the dim - dip
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