Schedule (Maintenance)

What is the recommended maintenance schedule?

R- Replace C – Clean I – Inspect After inspection, clean, adjust or repair as necessary

Service at the interval listed x 1,000 miles (or km) or after that number of

 months, whichever comes first.

x1000 mi 7.5 15 22.5 30 37.5 45 52.5 60 67.5 75 82.5 90
x1000 km 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144
Months 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72
Emission Related
#  Air cleaner element       R       R       R
     Idle speed and idle CO               I        
     E.G.R system               I        
     Evaporative emission control system               I        
     Ignition timing               I        
     Positive crankcase ventilation valve               I        
     Valve clearance   I   I   I   I   I   I
     Fuel filter and hoses               R        
     Fuel line connections       I1       I       I
     Spark plugs               R4        
#* Engine oil and oil filter R R R R R R R R R R R R
     Alternator drive belt       I2       I       I
     Cooling system hoses and connections       I       I       I
*   Radiator coolant           R       R3    
     Transmission oil       R       R       R
Engine (Non-emission Related)
     Timing belt                       R
     Water pump                       I
     Catalytic converter heat shield               I        
     Exhaust pipe and muffler   I   I   I   I   I   I
Brakes (Non-emission related)
     Front brake pads I I I I I I I I I I I I
#   Front brake discs and calipers   I   I   I   I   I   I
#  Rear brake discs, calipers and pads   I   I   I   I   I   I
     Brake hoses and lines (including ALB system)   I   I   I   I   I   I
     Parking brakes   I   I       I       I
     Brake fluid (including ALB system)       R       R       R
     Anti-lock brake (ALB) system operation       I       I       I
     Anti-lock brake system high pressure hose               R        
Steering and suspension (Non-emission Related)
     Front wheel alignment   I   I   I   I   I   I
     Steering operation   I   I       I       I
     Tie rod ends, steering gear box and boots   I   I       I       I
#   Power steering system   I   I   I   I   I   I
     Suspension mounting bolts   I   I   I   I   I   I

# Under severe driving conditions, service these items more often.

 * Check oil and coolant level at each fuel stop.
 1 For cars sold in California, this service is recommended only; other areas, it is
 2 Tension adjustment only
 3 Thereafter, replace every 2 years or 30,000 miles (48,000 km), whichever comes first.
 4 Replace every 6 years or 60,000 miles (96,000km), whichever comes first.

Severe Driving Conditions

Items with a # in the chart will need service more often if you drive in some severe

 conditions.  The conditions are:

A. Repeated short distance driving

 B. Dusty conditions
 C. Severe cold weather
 D. Areas with road salt or other corrosive materials
 E. Rough or muddy roads

The servces are:

  • Clean the air cleaner element every 7,500 miles (12,000 km) or 6 months and replace
  •  every 30,000 miles (48,000 km) or 24 months under condition B or E.
  • Replace engine oil and oil filter every 3,750 miles (6,000 km) or 3 months under
  •  condition A or B.
  • Inspect front and rear brake discs and calipers, and rear brake pads every 7,500 miles
  •  (12,000 km) or 6 months under condition A, B, D, or E. 
  • Inspect the power steering system every 7,500 miles (12,000 km) or 6 months under
  •  condition B, C, or E.