Mechanics Direct - Maintenance Schedule

3,000 Mile Service

  • Change Engine Oil and Filter
  • Top Off Fluid Levels
  • Install Valvoline Oil Conditioner
  • Check Air Filter
  • Perform 30-Point Courtesy Inspection

6,000 Mile Service

  • Change Engine Oil and Filter
  • Top Off Fluid Levels
  • Install Valvoline Oil Conditioner
  • Check Air Filter
  • Hi-Speed Balance and Rotate Tires
  • Check Vehicle for Alignment
  • Measure Front and Rear Brake Pad Thickness
  • Inspect Emergency Brake Operation
  • Check Suspension and Mounting Bolts
  • Check Condition of Exhaust System
  • Perform Coolant Strength Test
  • Check Fluid Condition
  • Charging System and Battery Test
  • Check PCV Valve Operation
  • Check Cabin Filters
  • Install Valvoline Stage-1 Fuel
  • System Deposit Remover
  • Perform 30-Point Courtesy Inspection

12,000 Mile Service

Also at 24,000 / 48,000 and 76,000 miles

  • Change Engine Oil and Filter
  • Top Off Fluid Levels
  • Install Valvoline Oil Conditioner
  • Check Air Filter
  • Hi-Speed Balance and Rotate Tires
  • Measure Front and Rear Brake Pad Thickness
  • Check Vehicle for Alignment
  • Inspect Emergency Brake Operation
  • Check Suspension and Mounting Bolts
  • Top Off Fluid Levels
  • Install Valvoline Oil Conditioner
  • Check Air Filter
  • Hi-Speed Balance and Rotate Tires
  • Measure Front and Rear Brake Pad Thickness
  • Check Vehicle for Alignment
  • Inspect Emergency Brake Operation
  • Check Suspension and Mounting Bolts
  • Check Condition of Exhaust System
  • Perform Coolant Strength Test
  • Charging System and Battery Test
  • Check PCV Valve Operation
  • Check Fluid Condition
  • Check Cabin Filters
  • Install Valvoline Stage-1 Fuel
  • System Deposit Remover
  • Perform 30-Point Courtesy Inspection

18,000 Mile Service

Also at 36,000 / 54,000 / 72,000 and 108,000 miles

  • Change Engine Oil and Filter
  • Top Off Fluid Levels
  • Install Valvoline Oil Conditioner
  • Check Air Filter
  • Inspect Distributor Cap, Rotor and Coil Packs
  • Inspect Valve Adjustment (4 cy/ models)
  • Inspect Transmission Fluid Condition
  • Inspect Shock Absorbers and Struts
  • Test Cooling System
  • Perform Coolant Strength Test
  • Inspect Hoses and Cooling Fan Operation
  • Hi-Speed Balance and Rotate Tires
  • Perform Alignment Inspection
  • Measure Front and Rear Brake Pad Thickness
  • Inspect Emergency Brake Operation
  • Check Suspension and Mounting Bolts
  • Check Condition of Exhaust System
  • Inspect Steering Rack and Tie Rods
  • Charging System and Battery Test
  • Clean Battery Terminals
  • Install Anti-Corrosive Pads
  • Check PCV Valve (replace as needed)
  • Check Cabin Filters (replace as needed)
  • Perform Valvoline Stage-2
  • 3-Part Induction Fuel Service
  • Perform 30-Point Courtesy Inspection

30,000 Mile Service

Also at 60,000 / 90,000 / 120,000 / 150,000 and 180,000 miles

  • Change Engine Oil and Filter
  • Top Off Fluid Levels
  • Install Valvoline Oil Conditioner
  • Replace Air Filter
  • Hi-Speed Balance and Rotate Tires
  • Perform Alignment Inspection
  • Measure Front and Rear Brake Pad Thickness
  • Inspect Emergency Brake Operation
  • Perform VPS Brake Flush Service
  • Inspect Anti-Lock Brake System Operation
  • Check Spark Plugs (replace as needed)
  • Inspect Ignition System
  • Inspect Distributor Cap, Rotor and Coil Packs
  • Inspect Fuel Filter Operation
  • Inspect PCV Valve Operation (replace as needed)
  • Adjust Idle Speed and Ignition Timing
  • Test Computer for Trouble Codes
  • Perform VPS Transmission Flush Service
  • Replace Differential Fluid (4wd)
  • Check Suspension and Mounting Bolts
  • Check Condition of Exhaust System
  • Inspect Steering Rack and Tie Rods
  • Perform Coolant Strength Test
  • Charging System and Battery Test
  • Check Cabin Filters (replace as needed)
  • Perform Engine Cleaning
  • Install Valvoline Stage-1
  • Fuel System Deposit Remover
  • Perform 30-Point Courtesy Inspection

Additional Recommendations

  • VPS Power Steering Service
  • VPS Induction Service

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