Roadwheel check (Every 12 000 miles or 12 months)

Check the wheel rims for distortion, damage and excessive run-out. Also make sure that the balance weights are secure with no obvious signs that any are missing.

Check the torque of the wheel bolts.

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    Timing belt and sprockets - removal and refitting
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    Minor body damage - repair
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