Preventative maintenance is very important to the overall health and longevity of your vehicle. Keep the handy chart, located on the next panel, in your glove compartment as a reminder of future maintenance needs.
Preventative Maintenance Schedule
The following schedule is based on normal driving habits (in-town, standard traffic)
Annually Inspection - A full-vehicle inspection is recommended each year, or before long road trips. This inspection includes:
- Tire wear and air pressure (including spare)
- All fluids and filters
- Suspension system
- Front end (steering linkages)
- Safety items (lights, horn, turn signals, etc)
- Running conditions
- Belts and hoses (cooling system)
- A/C and heater systems
- Exhaust systems
- CV joints and drive axles
3,000 miles or 3 months - change engine oil and filter
6,000 miles - rotate tires (every other oil change)
2 years or 25,000 miles - replace transmission fluid & filter
15-20,000 miles - replace fuel filter
15 – 20,000 miles - brake inspection
2- 3 years or 30,000 miles - replace engine coolant
Tune-up - As needed, or when manufacturer recommends replacing the sparkplugs. Consult your driver’s manual.
Timing-belt replacement - As recommended by the manufacturer. Consult your driver’s manual.
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