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So I just booked my 1st full service with Robins and Day. The chap on the phone insisted that I had to have, and pay for, an engine flush alongside the service. Does this sound right and is an engine flush worth paying for?
 

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We used to flush engines with flushing oil when changing engine oil, not been necessary with modern engines for many years.
 

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I would request the Service details from Peugeot, that should list everything required for a service to keep your warranty. I've never heard of such a thing unless there are contaminants in the oil.
 

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That's more common on a diesel car because the oil get more dirtierthen a petrol car

but to explain what is do it cleans the inside of your engine

they put it inyour old oil en then letthe engine run for about30/45 min

and thendrain it and put new oil in your engine

it is not a bad thing to do you engine will stay cleaner on the inside
 

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Is this the 1st monthly service ? If so, I have contacted Peugeot about the warranty and the first
service. They stated to me that this is not a Peugeot requirement. This is something that some dealers take on themselves. Ive got mine on Friday and will be peed if they try that on me.
 

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My 208 was twelve months old last month and had its first annual service. I was given the option of an engine flush (at extra cost) which i accepted since I feel that a newly manufactured engine would probably benefit from having any odd bits and pieces flushed out. Having said that I will not be having this done again on subsequent services since by that time I feel any debris will be collected in the oil filter anyway.
I suspect that with modern manufacturing techniques and practices an engine flush may well be superfluous but I don't feel it is too much to pay just to be sure.
 

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Modern petrol engines do not require engine flushing during an oil change, that is a thing of the distant past!
 
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