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When you purchase a new or used vehicle for your Eugene commutes, it’s only the beginning of your ownership experience. In order to ensure it runs at peak performance for many years to come, it’s important to keep up with a regular car maintenance schedule, performing suggested services at various mileage intervals. If you’re wondering “What is my car maintenance schedule?” you can learn more with the service team at Clint Newell Chevrolet, below!


Every Three Months or 3,000 Miles

At every three-month or 3,000-mile interval, your car maintenance schedule should involve the following checkups:

  • Tire pressure, tread, and wear and tear
  • Interior and exterior lights
  • Fuel filter
  • Belts, exhaust, and hoses
  • Engine oil and air filter

Every Six Months or 6,000 Miles

Every six months or 6,000 miles, you should perform the following checks in addition to the preventative listed above:

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

Every 12 Months or 12,000 Miles

When you hit the 12-month or 12,000-mile mark, have these yearly checks performed in addition to the three- and six-month maintenance:

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

Monthly

Your car maintenance schedule should include a few monthly check-ups in addition to the services listed above:

  • Check windshield wiper fluid
  • Note if the check engine light is illuminated
  • Check that interior and exterior lights are working
  • Clean out the interior and exterior
  • Check tire pressure and tire tread
  • Inspect cabin air filter

Performing quick maintenance checks on a monthly basis will protect you from dealing with unexpected, and unwanted, breakdowns or repairs in the future. Save yourself a future problem by being proactive now!

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What Is the Importance of a Car Maintenance Schedule?

Following a car maintenance schedule is vital to ensuring your car runs its best on Cottage Grove roads. If you neglect to keep up with routine service, you run the risk of incurring more serious issues in the long-run that require costly auto parts and repairs. So, you can think of routine maintenance not only as something to keep your car in tip-top shape, but also as something to save you money.

Keep Up with Routine Maintenance at Clint Newell Chevrolet

Is your vehicle overdue for maintenance? Experiencing engine overheating? Don’t hesitate to schedule a service appointment at our service center near Sutherlin! We offer a convenient selection of service specials and coupons to help you save, and our factory-trained technicians are always available to answer any questions. Contact us today to get started!


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