Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions

Listed by Maintenance Item

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Service at the indicated distance or time whichever comes first. km x 1,000 20 40 60 80 100 120 140 160 180 200
miles x 1,000 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120
months 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120
Replace engine oil Every 10,000 km (6,000 miles) or 6 months
Replace engine oil filter

Replace air cleaner element

Inspect valve clearance Every 40,000 km (24,000 miles)
Replace fuel filter          

       
Replace spark plugs Every 120,000 km (72,000 miles)
Inspect and adjust drive belts  

 

 

 

 

Inspect idle speed          

       
Replace engine coolant At 200,000 km (120,000 miles) or 10 years, then replace every 100,000 km (60,000 miles) or 5 years
Replace transmission fluid Every 60,000 km (36,000 miles) or 4 years
Inspect front and rear brakes Every 10,000 km (6,000 miles) or 6 months
Replace brake fluid Every 3 years
Check parking brake adjustment

Check light alignment

Test drive (noise, stability, dashboard operation)

Visually inspect the following items:
Tie rod ends, steering gearbox and boots Every 10,000 km (6,000 miles) or 6 months
Suspension components
Driveshaft boots
Brake hoses and lines (including ABS)

All fluid levels and condition of fluid
Exhaust system
Fuel line and connections
Tyre condition

Follow the Severe Conditions Maintenance Schedule if the customer's vehicle is driven MAINLY under one or more of the following conditions:

  • Driving less than 8 km (5 miles) per trip or, in freezing temperatures, driving less than 16 km (10 miles) per trip.
  • Driving in extremely hot over 35°C (95°F) conditions.
  • Extensive idling or long periods of stop-and-go-driving.
  • Trailer towing, driving with a car-top carrier, or driving in mountainous conditions.
  • Driving on muddy, dusty, or de-iced roads.

NOTE: If the customer's vehicle is driven OCCASIONALLY under severe condition, you should follow the Normal Condition Maintenance Schedule on pages 3-4 and 3-5

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