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Old 08-15-2005, 11:57 PM
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Normal Maintenance Schedule
For normal driving conditions
The "normal" schedule is fine for most drivers, even if they occasionally drive in severe conditions.


10,000 mi/16,000 km Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Rotate tires (follow pattern on page 276 of your owner's manual).
Check engine oil and coolant at each fuel stop.
Check and adjust valve clearance, cold engine, only if noisy.

20,000 mi/32,000 km/1 yr Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Rotate tires (follow pattern on page 276 of your owner's manual).
Replace engine oil filter.
Inspect front and rear brakes.
Check parking brake adjustment.
Inspect tie-rod ends, steering gearbox and boots.
Inspect suspension components.
Inspect drive shaft boots.
Inspect brake hoses and lines (including ABS).
Inspect all fluid levels, condition of fluids and check for leaks.
Inspect exhaust system.
Inspect fuel lines and connections.

30,000 mi/48,000 km Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Rotate tires (follow pattern on page 276 of your owner's manual).
Inspect drive belt.
Replace air cleaner element.
Replace dust and pollen filter.

40,000 mi/64,000 km/2 yrs Scheduled Maintenance
Follow 1 yr scheduled Maintenance cycle.

50,000 mi/80,000 km Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Rotate tires (follow pattern on page 276 of your owner's manual).

60,000 mi/96,000 km/3 yrs Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Rotate tires (follow pattern on page 276 of your owner's manual).
Replace engine oil filter.
Inspect front and rear brakes.
Check parking brake adjustment.
Inspect tie-rod ends, steering gearbox and boots.
Inspect suspension components.
Inspect drive shaft boots.
Inspect brake hoses and lines (including ABS).
Inspect all fluid levels, condition of fluids and check for leaks.
Inspect exhaust system.
Inspect fuel lines and connections.
See information on maintenance and emissions warranty, last column, page 233 in your owner's manual.
Inspect drive belt.
Replace air cleaner element.
Replace dust and pollen filter.

70,000 mi/112,000 km Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Rotate tires (follow pattern on page 276 of your owner's manual).

80,000 mi/128,000 km/4 yrs Scheduled Maintenance
Follow 1or2 yr scheduled Maintenance cycle.
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Severe Maintenance Schedule
Follow the "severe" schedule only if you drive in one or more of these conditions most of the time:

* Trips of less than 5 miles (less than 10 in freezing weather)
* Extremely hot weather (over 90 degrees F)
* Extensive idling or stop-and-go driving
* Trailer towing, car-top carrier, or mountain driving
* Muddy, dusty, or de-iced roads

5,000 mi/8,000 km Scheduled Maintenance

Replace engine oil.

10,000 mi/16,000 km Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Replace engine oil filter.
Inspect front and rear brakes.
Lubricate all hinges, locks and latches.
Rotate tires (follow pattern on page 276 of your owner's manual).
Inspect tie-rod ends, steering gearbox and boots.
Inspect suspension components.
Inspect drive shaft boots.

15,000 mi/24,000 km Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Replace air cleaner element.

20,000 mi/32,000 km/1 yr Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Replace engine oil filter.
Inspect front and rear brakes.
Lubricate all hinges, locks and latches.
Rotate tires (follow pattern on page 276 of your owner's manual).
Inspect tie-rod ends, steering gearbox and boots.
Inspect suspension components.
Inspect drive shaft boots.
Check parking brake adjustment.
Inspect brake hoses and lines (including ABS).
Inspect all fluid levels, condition of fluids and check for leaks.
Inspect exhaust system.
Inspect fuel lines and connections.
Check all lights.
Inspect the underbody.
See information on maintenance and emissions warranty, last column, page 233 in your owner's manual.

25,000 mi/40,000 km Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.

30,000 mi/48,000 km Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Replace engine oil filter.
Inspect front and rear brakes.
Lubricate all hinges, locks and latches.
Rotate tires (follow pattern on page 276 of your owner's manual).
Inspect tie-rod ends, steering gearbox and boots.
Inspect suspension components.
Inspect drive shaft boots.
Replace air cleaner element.
Inspect drive belt.
Replace dust and pollen filter. (See Dust and Pollen Filter on page 270 of your owner's manual for replacement information under special driving conditions.)

35,000 mi/56,000 km Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.

40,000 mi/64,000 km/2 yrs Scheduled Maintenance
Replace engine oil.
Replace engine oil filter.
Inspect front and rear brakes.
Lubricate all hinges, locks and latches.
Rotate tires (follow pattern on page 276 of your owner's manual).
Inspect tie-rod ends, steering gearbox and boots.
Inspect suspension components.
Inspect drive shaft boots.
Check parking brake adjustment.
Inspect brake hoses and lines (including ABS).
Inspect all fluid levels, condition of fluids and check for leaks.
Inspect exhaust system.
Inspect fuel lines and connections.
Check all lights.
Inspect the underbody.
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