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Old 27 Mar 2008
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KTM 990 Service

Anyone know of a good place to get the bike serviced near Guildford, Surrey? It's the first service.

Three Counties in Bracknell is £300+ which seems quite dear and I've had no recommendations for anywhere close to home.

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Old 28 Mar 2008
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If you're getting the 600 mile service done then it requires the valve clearances to be checked. It's not a difficult job, just time consuming to get the bodywork, airbox, etc stripped off. You're looking at 4-6 hrs workshop time, plus £50 or so for parts.
I've always serviced my bikes myself, but from what I've heard £300 is a typical figure for a full service inc valve check on most big bikes.
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Hi Matt, Try giving Brackens a ring, one major drawback is it's South London location!

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my ktm first service was done labour free only paid for parts, even major services valves,coolant fork oil engine oil, all filters, plugs etc etc and even that never cost £300.00 last time it was done in january over a three day period to fit in with there other work load and it was £220. (half price labour as its winter and they are fairly quite anyway). I think you need to try and talk more to your dealer and try and sort out a customer loyalty deal for future work.
My bike i have just sold but had very few problems over the 44000 miles I travelled on it and the dealership always wangled parts at 25% off and cheap labour rates.
problem is I am 300 mile north of you so its out of the way. Apparently the ktm dealer in north wales is also excellent but still abit of a journey.
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Service Costs

£300 is about right. I went to Colwyn Bay M/cycles for mine (on an '04 950) and it was over £400, but included an MOT and a couple of parts which bumped the price up. You need to make sure that whoever does the service also completes any recall or TSB work that is neccessary.
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KTM 950 shop manual

Anyone know of a online shop manual for KTM ?
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Thanks guys.

Three Counties in Bracknell may be the closest or P+H in Croydon. Will arrange something this week and post my feedback.

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