Personalize Maintenance Schedule

What is a Maintenance Schedule?

Whether you drive a brand-new car, or you travel through Chatham in a pre-owned model, it’s critical that you keep pace with a solid car maintenance schedule. And when you take advantage of the personalized maintenance schedule at Green Dodge, it’s easier than ever for you to make sure you’re keeping up to date on your vehicle’s needs. With maintenance reminders for your different mileage needs, your vehicle’s personalized maintenance schedule is going to make it quick and painless for you to drive around Rochester and Decatur with ease. But what is a maintenance schedule, and why does it matter?

Standard Suggested Car Maintenance Schedule

In order to ensure that all of your vehicle’s components are in good shape, you’ll want to have your vehicle serviced and inspected at regular intervals using your personalized maintenance schedule. The following is a strong general outline for a basic car maintenance schedule:

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

While you’re always welcome to visit our Springfield service center for large issues and major repairs, you may be asking questions like, “What is my car maintenance schedule?” or “Can I handle any service at home?” Here are a few tasks you can take on in your own driveway to ensure your vehicle is in good working order:

  • 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

When you follow these service needs, from our service center, you won’t have to worry about maintenance reminders as our team will keep your vehicle running smoothly for years to come. Schedule service today, or contact us with any questions you might have.