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Vehicle Service Check List

Service intervals listed are subject to manufacturer recommendations and driving conditions.

60,000 miles
Replace Platinum spark plugs
Clean throttle body and idle bypass ports if servicable
Replace cooling system hoses as needed
Replace timing belt if required
Items listed under 30,000 mile service

30,000 miles
Electronic ignition tune-up; emmisions and computer checks, spark plugs replaced, injection system service
Automatic transmission service
Cooling system service/flush, conventional antifreeze
Diesel engines--Injection timing checked, glow plugs tested and cooling system conditioner added, if applicable
Items listed under 15,000 mile service

15,000 miles
Complete under-car condition and fluid level inspection
Brake inspection: Front thickness=____/32" or _____% Rear thickness=____/32" or _____%
Clean and lube caliper slides
Steering inspection
Suspension inspection
Wheel alignment
Tire balance, inspect tread wear/depth: LHF=____/32" RHF=____/32" LHR=____/32" RHR=____/32"
Repack wheel bearings
Conventional ignition/carburated tune-up; replace spark plugs, cap and rotor, ignition points
Replace air and fuel filters
Cooling system checked and serviced as necessary; diesel conditioner replenished, if applicable
Any of the following items as required

5,000 miles
Tire rotation; adjust tire pressures

3,000-6,000 miles
Replace oil and oil filter; lubricate chassis

Yearly
Check all lights; horn operation
Check belts for wear and tension; condition of coolant hoses
Inspect and service battery and cables
Check windshield wipers
Clean out radiator and condenser fins
Pressure test cooling system and radiator cap
Test charging system, battery and starter
Service air conditioning system
Inspect for fluid leaks

Once a month
Check under hood fluid levels
Check belts and hoses
Tire pressure and condition
Drain water seperator

At 100,000 miles have axle and manual transmission fluids replaced, long or extended life coolant changed and system flushed, and the timing chain checked for wear or the timing belt replaced (if original).

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