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Caterham Seven Service Schedule

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 Miles
First
500
Every
3000
Every
6000
Every
12000
Every
24000
 Model
All
Classic
All
All
All
ItemOperation     
Engine oilDrain and replace
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Engine oil filterReplace
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Differential oil levelCheck and top up
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Gearbox oil levelCheck and top up
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Screen washer fluid levelCheck and top up
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Screen washersCheck operation and alignment
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Brake fluidCheck level and top up
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CoolantCheck level and top up
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Coolant hosesCheck for condition, leaks and security
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Alternator drive beltCheck tension and condition, replace if necessary
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CarburettorCheck and set balance and idle settings
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Lights and bulbsCheck all lights and replace bulbs as necessary
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SwitchgearCheck operation
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Wheel nut torquesCheck for tightness
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ClutchCheck operation
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Handbrake operationCheck and adjust
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Brake padsCheck for wear, replace if necessary 
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CV gaitors Check condition 
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TyresCheck condition and advise if replacement necessary 
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Seatbelts and harnessesCheck for condition and operation 
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HornCheck 
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WipersCheck condition and operation, replace if necessary 
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Steering joints and gaitorsCheck 
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Trunnions (Classic only)Lubricate 
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A frame bushCheck, replace if necessary 
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Wheel bearing endfloatCheck and adjust 
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Brake hosesCheck condition and for leaks
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Brake discsCheck for condition and wear, replace if necessary  
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ECU diagnosticsCheck if possible  
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Spark plugsClean and adjust  
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Headlight alignmentCheck and adjust
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Exhaust systemCheck mountings and exhaust condition  
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Clutch cableCheck condition and adjustment  
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Suspension securityCheck and retorque bolts
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Suspension bushesCheck and replace if necessary  
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Wheel alignmentCheck and adjust if necessary
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Brake pipes and unionsCheck for security and leaks
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Air filterClean or change if necessary   
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BatteryCheck security, condition and connections, top up   
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Engine mountingsCheck   
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Spark plugsReplace   
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Sump foam baffleReplace   
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FusesCheck sizes and integrity, replace if necessary   
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Steering rackCheck security and lubricate if necessary   
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Wheel bearingsRepack   
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Brake hosesReplace    
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CoolantDrain and replace    
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Brake fluidReplace    
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Fuel filterReplace    
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Fuel linesCheck for security and leaks    
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Coil leadReplace    
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Distributor capReplace    
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Rotor armReplace    
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Road testTo check dampers, brakes, steering, instruments etc.
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Cam Belts Replace every 48,000 miles, or sooner if preferred

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