Advances in automotive technology have resulted in vehicles that are better built and longer lasting; but no matter what the dealer's commercial may promise, they are not maintenance-free and parts do wear down. To ensure peak performance and that you get years of trouble-free driving, your manufacturer has developed a recommended maintenance schedule for your vehicle, which is outlined in your owner's manual.
When should my car have Scheduled Maintenance?
Minor services are performed at 3,000 7,500, 15,000, 45,000 and 75,000 miles.
Major services are performed at 30,000, 60,000 and 90,000 mile intervals.
While it varies by make and model, minor services generally include:
- changing the oil and oil filter.
- lubricating the chassis if it has not been factory sealed.
- an inspection of all fluids, filters, belts, hoses, brakes and emissions.
- tire rotation (some manufacturers recommend as a part of a minor service).
While it varies by make and model, major services generally include:
- all minor services.
- the replacement of various filters, fluids and spark plugs.
- timing belt replacement at the manufacturer’s recommended replacement interval.
- other specified major services related to the fuel delivery, emissions and ignition systems.
Scheduled maintenance service must be completed in order to keep your warranty valid.
Always go by your Manufacturer’s suggested schedule, We will look your vehicle up and advise you and what needs to be done. Additional services may also be recommended based on our inspection of the vehicle and industry standards.