What is My Car Maintenance Schedule?

Mechanic with clipboard for maintenance

Keeping up with your car’s maintenance schedule is one of the most important things you can do, no matter how much or little you’re on Jackson streets. Not only does keeping to your car’s maintenance schedule help extend the life of your vehicle, it also helps increase your car’s resale value. If you’re wondering, “What is my car maintenance schedule?” turn to the service department at Toyota of Brookhaven to get the details. 

Why Follow a Car Maintenance Schedule?

What is your car maintenance schedule, and why is it important to follow it? For starters, regular maintenance by certified technicians will keep your car’s working parts in the best possible condition. Our technicians can catch potential problems before they become big repair bills. This will save you time and money, and can very well help keep you safer on Brookhaven streets. In addition, when you stick to your car maintenance schedule, you increase the resale appeal and value of your car. 

Standard Suggested Car Maintenance Schedule

Different parts of your car need to be inspected or replaced at different intervals. You can plan on having a cluster of maintenance tasks every three months, all that can be performed at our service center near Monticello. Here’s what to expect at each interval: 

Every 3 months or 3,000 miles:

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

Every 6 months or 6,000 miles:

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

Every 12 months or 12,000 miles:

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

Monthly Car Maintenance

There are plenty of little DIY checks you can perform at home in McComb in addition to your regularly-scheduled maintenance appointments to provide even more security on the roads. It’s easy to take care of all of them in an hour or so: 

  • Check to see if the check engine light is on
  • Clean the interior and exterior
  • Make sure all the interior and exterior lights work
  • Check tire pressure and tread
  • Make sure windshield wiper fluid is filled 

Take Care of Your Car Maintenance Schedule at Toyota of Brookhaven

When you know your car maintenance schedule, it’s easy to stay up to date on it with Toyota of Brookhaven! Schedule an appointment online that’s convenient for you. We can also help with the oil change cost and more with our service specials.

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