General Car Service Recommendations

These are general service recommendations based solely on time or mileage and not on visual appearance or measurement. Their purpose is to extend the life of your vehicle and help prevent breakdown. Your vehicle’s requirements may differ depending on driving habits and/or owner’s manual recommendations. Check your owner’s manual and with your auto mechanic for specifics.

OIL – LUBE – FILTER: 3,000 miles to 5,000 miles

TIRE ROTATION: 3,000 to 5,000 Miles depending on tire style

PCV VALVE: Yearly, replace and service PCV system

WHOLE CAR DIAGNOSIS: Yearly and before purchase or sale

FUEL FILTER: Yearly or as needed

BATTERY SERVICE: Yearly or as needed

AIR CONDITIONING: Check every spring or as needed

RADIATOR COOLANT: Every two years, flush

BRAKE SYSTEM FLUSH: Every year

CLUTCH SYSTEM FLUSH: Every year

RADIATOR CAP: Replace every two years

ENGINE OIL FLUSH: 2 Years or 30,000 Miles

AUTOMATIC TRANS FLUSH: 2 Years or 24,000 miles

POWER STEERING FLUSH: 2 Years or 24,000 miles

EGR SYSTEM SERVICE: 2 Years or 24,000 miles

4X4 TRANSFER CASE: 15,000 to 50,000 miles

CARBON CLEANING: 2 Years or 30,000 miles or as needed

THROTTLE-BODY SERVICE: 2 Years or 30,000 miles or as needed

RADIATOR & HEATER HOSES: 4 Years or 60,000 miles

DRIVE BELTS: 4 Years or 60,000 miles

TIMING BELT: 4 Years or 60,000 miles

DIFFERENTIAL FLUID: 15,000 to 50,000 miles

MANUAL TRANS SERVICE: 15,000 to 50,000 miles

VALVES: Adjust per owner’s manual

SCAN FOR COMPUTER CODES: When amber “CHECK ENGINE” Light is on

OXYGEN SENSOR: Per owner’s manual or as needed