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Old 12 July 2018, 12:42   #1
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Suzuki DF140A Service cost S.Devon

It's time to get the annual service (70 hours total) so 50 hours of running since last (first) service on my DF140 (2016). The 20 hour service I did not have to pay for, so no benchmark.

What sort of cost is this service now - assuming all is fine and only the normal stuff - oils, seals, filters, etc... need replacing for peace of of mind, and how long should it take?

My non-mechanical mind estimates 2-3 hours work and cost of in the region of 300? It be good to know before I 'phone the local agents for their price.

I know many will do this sort of service themselves, but I don't want to compromise engine warranty, and more importantly have neither the skills, tools or desire to do it myself.

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Old 12 July 2018, 13:22   #2
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Id contact Duncan Bradford, he has a shop in Salcombe
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I've just paid 380 for a routine annual service.
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Thanks PD, may be a bit more than I originally thought - but a realistic view helps to sense check quotes from anyone who might be trying to take the proverbial!

Alex, thanks for the steer, although not that far as the crow flies, by road, Salcombe's a fair tow.
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I just paid 390 for 3rd service on 4 cyl honda ,including impeller change
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Old 12 July 2018, 18:06   #6
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Give Sea Swift a call over at Ruby farm .............


My mate has a pair of DF140's on his offshore ......... I will ask him tomorrow who does the service and how much ........... he owns a garage (and also Blue Water Trailers) so any service work he has done would need to be top notch ......watch this space ...............
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Thanks PD, may be a bit more than I originally thought - but a realistic view helps to sense check quotes from anyone who might be trying to take the proverbial!



Alex, thanks for the steer, although not that far as the crow flies, by road, Salcombe's a fair tow.


IRRC, the service kit was 160, the rest labour & oils. It's a farce imo, the impeller/plugs etc were like new (I've kept them) it's just a money making exercise whilst they've got you for the warranty.
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where did you take it this time dave
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where did you take it this time dave


Central Marine, same as last time
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Central Marine, same as last time
last time my full service was 346 this time because of low hours due to a warranty job last year i paid 187 that was checking for a fault i had on the mull trip too nothing found till i got home looked at the old plugs one without a gap guessing put in last service straight out the box
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