Maintenance Schedule for Severe Conditions (KQ)


Follow the Severe Conditions schedule if the 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 vehicle is driven OCCASIONALLY under severe conditions, follow the Normal Conditions Maintenance Schedule. 

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 1 year 
Replace engine oil filter
 
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Replace air cleaner element l l l l l l l l l l 
Inspect valve clearance  l  l  l  l  l 
Replace fuel filter  l  l  l  l  l 
Replace spark plugs  l  l  l  l  l 
Inspect and adjust drive belts  l  l  l  l  l 
Inspect idle speed     l      
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 manual transmission fluid   l   l   l  
Replace automatic transmission fluid   l  l  l  l  
Replace rear differential fluid (4WD model)    l  l  l  l 
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 l l  l  l  l  l 

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 
Check lights alignment.
  • Check for road stability, noise, vibrations and dashboard operation.
 
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Test drive
  • Check for road stability, noise, vibrations and dashboard operation.
 
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Visually inspect the following items:
  • Check for correct installation and position, check for cracks, deterioration, rust, and leaks.
  • Check tightness of screws, nuts, and joints. If necessary, retighten.
 
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) l l l l l l l l l l 
All fluid levels and condition of fluids 
Exhaust system 
Fuel lines and connections 
Tyre connection
  • Check for pressure, puncture, cuts, and irregular thread wear.
 
Test drive
  • Check for road stability, noise, vibrations and dashboard operation.
 
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