What is My Car Maintenance Schedule?

There’s more to owning a new vehicle than simply paying for it and driving it home to Buda. To keep your vehicle operating at peak performance for many years to come, it is critical that you keep up with routine automotive service. There is a regular maintenance schedule you should follow, so you can be sure that none of these important tasks are missed. At various mileage intervals, there’s suggested services to keep the parts of your vehicle working properly. Help prevent your car from overheating and prevent other serious issues by bringing your vehicle to Sterling Acura of Austin.

Every Three Months or 3,000 Miles

Perform these vehicle maintenance checks after three months or 3,000 miles:

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

Every Six Months or 6,000 Miles

Along with the preventative maintenance tasks mentioned above, these checks should be completed every six months or 6,000 miles:

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

Every 12 Months or 12,000 Miles

In addition to the three-month and six-month services, these checks should be done yearly:

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

Monthly Tasks

Along with the tasks mentioned above, be sure to perform these checks each month:

  • Make sure all the interior and exterior lights are in working order
  • Check tire pressure and tread
  • Clean the interior and exterior
  • Make sure windshield wiper fluid is filled properly
  • Check to see if the check engine light is illuminated

Why Follow a Car Maintenance Schedule?

Vehicles are very intricate, and routine maintenance is essential to ensure that all of these components continue to run smoothly. Without that routine auto service, you risk experiencing more complex issues in the future, which could be quite costly. Routine maintenance not only keeps your car, truck, or SUV operating as it should, but it also saves you money.

Acura uses Maintenance Minder™ technology to help you manage the demands of vehicle maintenance. Find out what the Acura A1 service code means to get started!

Visit the Sterling Acura of Austin Service Department

Is your vehicle due for any of the routine maintenance tasks mentioned above? If so, it’s time to set up an appointment with Sterling Acura of Austin. Our highly skilled service and parts technicians know the Acura lineup inside and out, and we would be glad to help keep your Acura in pristine condition. You can even learn how to connect to the AcuraLink appContact us today with any questions and be sure to check out our service specials.

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