Common Car/Truck Maintenance Services and Frequency

Lube, Oil & Filter Service
Recommended frequency: Every 5000km or 6 months (whichever comes first); some vehicles using synthetic oil have longer service intervals

Automatic Transmission Flush
Recommended frequency: Every 48,000km or 30 months (whichever comes first), service may be recommended sooner if fluid is discoloured.

Cooling System Flush
Recommended Frequency: Interval varies depending on make of vehicle, vehicle age and type of antifreeze used: generally every 24 months to 60 months.

Brake Fluid Flush
Recommended Frequency: Every 24 months regardless of mileage.

Standard Transmission, Differential, 4WD Transfer Case
Recommended Frequency: Every 48,000KM or 30 months (whichever comes first); service will be recommended sooner if fluid is contaminated or discoloured.

Power Steering Flush
Recommended Frequency: Every 48,000Km or 30 months (whichever comes first); service will be recommended sooner if fluid is contaminated or discoloured.

Air Conditioning Service
Recommended Frequency: Every 12,000 km or 12 months

Fuel Injection Service
Recommended Frequency: Every 48,000 km or 30 months (perform sooner if engine feels sluggish or feels like it needs a tune-up)

Engine Tune-Up
Recommended Frequency: Intervals vary but most common are 48,000 km/30 months or 96,000 km/60 months

Timing Belt
Recommended Frequency: Every 96,000 km or 60 months (Some cars require service sooner and others later. Check manufacturers’ recommendation)

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