Car Maintenance Checklist

You need to inspect your vehicle's important parts periodically that are responsible to keep you safe on the road.

NOTE: Having your car regularly maintained will save you substantial amount of money in a long run. You do not need to memorize all maintenance items below, but this information is provided so you have the knowledge of your car's important maintenance items.

1. Tires Tire Pressure: At least once a month.
Tire's condition and tread depth: Periodically.
2. Brakes Brake Fluid: every 2 years, or 24,000 miles.
Brake pads/brake shoes: When the brake pads/brake shoes' thickness is at the minimum safe thickness.
3. Coolant Most vehicles manufacturer recommend replacing the coolants every 2 years, or 24,000 miles.
4. Motor Oil and Oil Filter Most vehicles manufacturer recommend replacing the vehicle's oil and oil filter every 3000 miles.
5. Automatic transmission fluid Most vehicles manufacturer recommend replacing the vehicle's transmission fluid every 2 years, or 24,000 miles.
6. Power-steering fluid Most vehicles manufacturer recommend checking the vehicle's power-steering fluid every 3 months.
7. Battery Most vehicles manufacturer recommend checking the vehicle's battery every 4-5 years.
8. Vehicle lights Periodically inspect your vehicle's lights to make sure that there is no burnt bulb and to make sure that all lights are all working properly.
9. Windshield Wipers It is important to make sure that your windshield wipers are working properly, so make sure to replace them as soon as they are worn out.
10. Timing Belt Most vehicle's manufacturer recommend replacing the timing belt between 60,000 and 90,000 miles.
11. Spark Plugs Most vehicle's manufacturer recommend replacing the spark plugs between 30,000 and 100,000 miles.
12. Air filter Most vehicle's manufacturer recommend replacing the vehicle's air filter every year, or every 24,000 miles.