Why is it important to have scheduled maintenance for my vehicle?
Your vehicle is one of your largest investments. Protect it with Factory Scheduled Maintenance. By keeping up with factory-scheduled maintenance, you can help extend the life of your car or truck and prevent high-cost auto repairs.
Each vehicle has its own schedule designed by the manufacturer. Always refer to the owner's manual, dealer or authorized service professional such as Big Brand Tires & Service for the particular service and intervals required.
What type of maintenance is recommended for my car every 3,000 to 7,000 miles?
Every 3,000 to 7,000 miles, your vehicle’s oil and oil filter should be replaced. According to the majority of manufacturers’ recommended auto maintenance schedules, manufacturers suggest that the oil and oil filter should be replaced between 3,000 and 7,000 miles.
Furthermore, inspection of the vehicle’s transmission fluid level, coolant, power steering fluid, windshield washer fluid and wipers, tires and all exterior lights is also encouraged for your vehicle. Inspection will allow for a more thorough maintenance if needed.
15,000 to 30,000 miles:
Every 15,000 to 30,000 miles your vehicle’s air filter should be replaced. It is also beneficial to replace the power steering fluid every 15,000 to 30,000 miles. Inspection of the battery and coolant, radiator hoses, HVAC system, brake pads and all suspension components is also recommended.
35,000 to 50,000 miles:
For every 35,000 to 50,000 miles, inspections and replacement of your vehicle’s battery is needed. The spark plugs and spark plug wires or coil packs are also other items that need to be inspected and replaced within your vehicle. Typically, inspecting the ignition system and suspension is recommended.
60,000 to 70,000 miles:
Every 60,000 to 70,000 miles, replacing the brake pads, brake fluid, radiator hoses, coolant, power steering fluid and timing belt is necessary for your vehicle. Further inspection of the HVAC, suspension components and tires is also recommended.
What are some important parts of regular engine maintenance?
Oil changes and air filters are very important parts of regular engine maintenance. Always have a thorough inspection of all engine, transmission, cooling, brakes, suspension components and tires performed regularly.
Are there any specific individual services necessary for my vehicle?
There are many other individual services for vehicles at more specific mileage intervals. The owner's manual provides a routine auto maintenance schedule based on engine mileage for most cars. At Big Brand Tire, we would be happy to look over these specifications and assist you in the appropriate maintenance necessary.