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Checklist for All Fluids

Checklists for All Fluids
Your specific car, truck or van may have different recommended times for inspecting or changing fluids, but this list of general maintenance times for all fluids is good for most vehicles. Check with your mechanic for maintenance care recommendations for vehicles with more than 100,000 miles.

3,000 Miles

  • Oil change (should be done every four months or 3,000 miles)
  • Windshield wiper fluid refill

5,000-6,000 Miles

  • Oil change
  • Replace oil filter (included in lube, oil and filter jobs)
  • Lube job (included in lube, oil and filter jobs)
  • Check all fluid levels

9,000-10,000 Miles

  • Lube, oil and filter
  • Check / fill fluids

15,000 Miles

  • Lube, oil and filter
  • Check fluids
  • Inspect / recharge air conditioning system with approved coolant

20,000-25,000 Miles

  • Lube, oil and filter
  • Check / refill all fluids
  • Replace transmission fluid

30,000 Miles

  • Check / replace brake fluid
  • Replace power steering fluid

35,000-40,000 Miles

  • Lube, oil and filter
  • Check / fill or replace fluids

45,000 Miles

  • Lube, oil and filter
  • Inspect brake fluid levels
  • Inspect transmission fluid levels / replace if needed
  • Flush and replace engine coolant
  • Inspect transmission fluid

50,000-55,000 Miles

  • Lube, oil and filter
  • Check / fill fluids

60,000 Miles

  • Lube, oil and filter
  • Replace brake fluid, inspect hoses
  • Replace power steering fluid
  • Inspect / refill / replace transmission fluid
  • Inspect radiator / engine coolant

65,000-70,000 Miles

  • Lube, oil and filter
  • Check / fill fluids

75,000-85,000 Miles

  • Lube, oil and filter
  • Check / fill fluids

90,000 Miles

  • Lube, oil and filter
  • Inspect brake fluid levels
  • Inspect transmission fluid levels / replace if needed
  • Inspect radiator levels
  • Inspect transmission fluid
  • Flush/replace engine coolant
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