What is My Car Maintenance Schedule?

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From oil changes to tire rotations, many drivers feel a little overwhelmed by all of the recommended car maintenance tasks. So, what is my car maintenance schedule? While there is some variation between models and body styles, we’re here with a basic Chevy maintenance schedule to keep your car in top shape. Take a look at our guide below, and be sure to get in touch with us with any questions!

 

 

Standard Car Maintenance Schedule

The basic Chevy maintenance schedule includes inspections and replacements at regular intervals, so your car is always ready for the open roads ahead. Here is a sample car maintenance schedule:

Every 3 months or 3,000 miles:

  • Automatic transmission, power steering, wiper fluid levels
  • Engine oil and air filter
  • Belts, exhaust, and hoses
  • All lights inside and out
  • Fuel filter
  • Tire pressure, tire tread wear and tear check

Every 6 months or 6,000 miles:

  • Car battery and cables
  • Chassis lubrication
  • Windshield wipers
  • Polish your vehicle

Every 12 months or 12,000 miles:

  • Brake system
  • Coolant levels
  • Transmission fluid levels
  • Steering and suspension

DIY Car Maintenance Schedule

In between your maintenance visits at Major World Chevrolet, you can also take matters into your own hands with DIY checks. Quick and easy tasks, like checking your fluids and cleaning the cabin, can help you keep your car in fantastic condition all year long. Here are some of the recommended services to tackle every month at your convenience:

  • Check to see if the check engine light is on.
  • Clean the interior and exterior.
  • Make sure all the interior and exterior lights work.
  • Check tire pressure and tread.
  • Make sure windshield wiper fluid is filled.

Why Follow a Car Maintenance Schedule?

Many drivers in Bayside and Forest Hills let their maintenance slide when life gets busy, so what’s the point of maintenance anyway? Maintenance is a great opportunity to get your car inspected by a certified professional. That means that even if you miss something small under the hood, your technician will be able to spot it and fix it before it becomes a larger – and more expensive – problem.

In addition, your DIY monthly maintenance allows you to keep an eye on the basics. If you notice something like a tire puncture or battery corrosion, you can schedule an emergency service right away. Otherwise, you might be caught off-guard by a flat tire or a dead engine on a busy morning.

Schedule Your Service at Major World Chevrolet

So, what is my car maintenance schedule? Get a Chevy maintenance schedule that’s customized for your model and driving style at Major World Chevrolet! Our team in Long Island City would be happy to help you get the best performance possible out of your car, so contact us today to get started or schedule your service today.

 

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