Oil change and Lubrication: Every 3,000 - 5,000 miles * Oil change and lubrication is a must for all vehicles. It cleans the essential components of your vehicle, maintains its safety level and help keep it all running smoothly. Check your vehicle user manual for manufacturer's recommendations for oil change schedule.
Air filter: Every 6,000 - 10,000 miles * The primary function of the air filter is to provide appropriate airflow and superior dirt protection to the vehicle's engine. It keeps the engine's components clean and running more efficiently. It is thus important to keep the air filter clean to make engine run better, cleaner and use less gas.
Cabin Filter: Every 10,000 - 15,000 miles * The life of cabin air filter depends on the air quality in your area. But vehicle manufacturers often recommend replacement of cabin air filter in a year or after 12,000 to 14,000 miles.
Coolant Flush: Every 30,000 - 50,000 miles * Engine’s moving parts create friction as you drive, which further generates a lot of heat. Your vehicle's cooling system pumps coolant through the engine chambers to absorb excess heat. This process keeps temperatures at safe levels, and it also protects your engine from any damage. A well-maintained cooling system is key to keep your car running like a new one for a longer period of time.
Fuel injection service: Every 15,000 miles * Fuel injection service removes dirt and carbon build up from the fuel system and helps improve your gas mileage and overall performance of your engine. Most manufacturers recommend fuel injection service and have your fuel system cleaned by a professional service center.
Power Steering service: Every 15,000 miles * Power steering provides an easier driving experience but most power steering fluids tend to degrade by 50,000 miles. Regularly scheduled power steering service can effectively restore a power steering system to as good as new keep you and your vehicle out of an accident.
Transmission Service: Every 30,000 miles * Just like the engine motor oil, transmission fluid also wears out with time. Transmission fluid is critical on making your vehicle go. Therefore, it is important to check the level or condition.
Brake fluid: Every 30,000 miles * Despite being in a sealed environment, the brake fluid absorbs a lot of moisture and contaminants. This makes it corrosive and lowers its boiling point, further resulting in loss of braking ability. Most auto makers recommend brake fluid change at least once in 2 years.
Tune Up: Every 60,000 - 90,000 miles * Tuning up vehicle at regular intervals ensures better fuel economy, and comfortable drive. It is important to get the vehicle tuned up to improving the life of engine and to have fault free driving experience for years. Some vehicles require regularly scheduled tune-ups around every 30,000 miles.
Tires: Every 3 - 5 years * Tire maintenance is mostly done by keeping your vehicle in alignment. Rotation of you tires is also very important and should be done on a regular schedule. Tire rods and suspension parts should also be checked as for these can also cause tire wear.
Windshield wipers: Most vehicle manufacturers recommend getting windshield wipers replaced on a regular basis. These wipers needs to replace if they are unable to fully remove rain or snow, leave missed areas when wiping windshield or make screeching sound when operating.