Factory Scheduled Maintenance

If you want your vehicle to last, you need to follow the recommended factory scheduled maintenance checklist. By following the recommended schedule, you can head off many problems before they start, avoiding unexpected breakdowns and other problems. Here is what you should be doing, and what you can expect, when you bring your vehicle in for service.


When you bring your vehicle in for service, you need to know exactly what is included. Here is what you can expect when you schedule your next A-Service.

  • Oil change with full synthetic motor oil
  • New oil filter
  • Check fluid levels nad top off as needed
  • Air pressure check
  • Inspect the brakes
  • Reset the maintenance counter


Your B-Service interval service is just as important. Here is what you can expect at your next B-Service interval.

  • Oil change with synthetic oil
  • Oil filter replacement
  • New dust filter for the passenger cabin
  • Change the brake fluid
  • Tire inflation check
  • Fluid check and top-off
  • Brake inspection
  • Maintenance counter reset

30K Service

By the time your vehicle has 30,000 miles, you will need some serious service. Here are the maintenance tasks you should be completing as your vehicle nears 30,000 miles.

  • Change the oil
  • Replace the spark plugs and wires
  • Flush and fill the transmission
  • Fuel filter replacement
  • Air filter replacement
  • New battery
  • Routine tire rotation

60K Service

Now that your car has 60,000 miles, it also has some very specific maintenance needs. Here are the tasks for your 60,000 mile to-do list.

  • Change the oil
  • Rotate the tires
  • New fuel filter
  • Check the belts and hoses
  • New air filter
  • Inspect the onboard diagnostics
  • Battery inspection for all hybrid vehicles
  • Test battery and starting system for internal combustion vehicles

90K Service

With 100,000 miles right around the corner, now is the time to get serious about maintenance. By now, unexpected breakdowns are a distinct possibilities, but you can prevent them with the right maintenance. Here is what you should be doing at the 90,000 mile mark.

  • Oil and filter change
  • Routine tire rotation
  • Fresh coolant
  • Timing belt replacement
  • Replace the belts and hoses
  • New fluid and filter for the transmission
  • Fresh battery
  • Complete tune-up

105K Maintenance

Now that your vehicle has gone over the 100,000 mile mark, it is time to do some serious maintenance. By now, your warranty is probably over, but you can work with Fairfax Auto Repair to keep the costs down. Here are the scheduled maintenance tasks you should be performing as your vehicle gets to the 105,000 mile mark.

  • Routine oil change
  • Routine tire rotation
  • Inspect the undercarriage
  • Check the suspension
  • Wheel balancing
  • Inspect the throttle linkage
  • Inspect the drivetrain
  • Adjust the clutch
  • Check the parking brake
  • Replace the air and fuel filters
  • Inspect the cruise control
  • Check the lights
  • Inspect the steering

Now that you know what your vehicle needs, you can start making your scheduled maintenance plans. Fairfax Auto Repair is here to help with everything your vehicle needs, from its first day on the road to its last.


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