Toy Automotive Preventative Car Maintenance Schedule

Posted: Jul 26, 2018

Preventative automotive maintenance for your car is essential. Our team of experienced technicians has put together a recommended regular vehicle maintenance schedule. This guide should help you keep your car in tip top shape and avoid those pesky breakdowns and emergency repairs.

If you’re in Colorado, we’d be happy to get your vehicle scheduled for this regular maintenance. Either contact us or give us a call at 720-379-7070.

Every 5,000/6 Months

These are good starting maintenance items for your car. Basic vehichle maintenance needs to be performance more often but are essential to the safety and longevity of your car.

  • Replace engine oil and filter
  • Perform multi-point inspection
  • Perform battery service and charging system test
  • Rotate tires upon request (additional charge)
  • Inspect tires and adjust air pressure
  • Inspect and top off underhood fluids
  • Visually inspect brake linings/drums and brake pads/discs
  • Reset “Maintenance Required” light

Every 15,000/18 Months

Performed about once every year and a half often these items will require more inspection and maintenance where needed. However, Brakes are one of the most serious safety concerns for your car. Keep your vehicle adjusted and maintained for these more intermediate services and you should avoid major costs from repairs.

  • Clean, lube and adjust brakes
  • All 5,000/6 month services
  • Replace Engine Air Filter
  • Replace Cabin Air Filter
  • Lubricate Chassis if applicable
  • Tighten drive shaft/drive axle bolt(s) if applicable
  • Reset “Maintenance Required” light

Every 30,000/36 Months

These maintenance items will need to be conducted a lot less, every three years for most vehicles. Making these items regular maintenance on your vehicle will keep your vehicles from any critical failures. Ensuring your engine and transmission are maintained for longevity drastically effects your MPG and return value on your car. Prevent any damage by doing this tasks ever three years.

  • All 15,000 /18 Month work.
  • Perform engine management system “Health Check”
  • Replace spark plugs if applicable
  • Replace brake fluid if applicable
  • Replace engine coolant if applicable
  • Replace Transmission fluid if applicable
  • Replace Front Differential fluid if applicable
  • Replace Transfer Case fluid if applicable
  • Replace Rear Differential fluid if applicable
  • Engine Wash
  • Replace key fob battery if applicable