Toyota Maintenance Schedule

January 29th, 2019 by

auto mechanic using diagnostic equipment on vehicle

Whether you own a Toyota Corolla in Haverhill or you are thinking about purchasing a new Toyota RAV4 in Salem, you’ll want to make sure you keep it in great condition with routine preventive maintenance at your local Rockingham Toyota service center. Take a look at our overview of recommended scheduled maintenance, but be sure to consult your individual Toyota model owner’s manual for more details. Then schedule a service appointment with us when it’s time to take your vehicle in!

Recommended Toyota Service Intervals

Every 5,000 miles / 6 months:

Every 10,000 miles / 1 year: Replace engine oil and oil filter

Every 15,000 miles / 18 months, inspect:

  • Ball joints and dust covers
  • Brake lines and hoses
  • Cabin air filter
  • Driveshaft boots
  • Engine coolant
  • Exhaust pipes and mountings
  • Radiator and condenser
  • Steering gear, steering linkage and boots
  • 4WD vehicles: re-torque propeller shaft bolt, inspect rear differential oil, and inspect transfer case oil

Every 30,000 miles / 3 years:

  • Inspect fuel lines and connections
  • Inspect fuel tank bank and fuel tank vapor vent system hoses
  • Inspect fuel tank cap gasket
  • Replace cabin air filter
  • Replace engine air filter
  • Inspect transmission for signs of leakage
  • 4WD vehicles: replace transfer case oil

Every 60,000 miles / 6 years, and every 15,000 miles / 1.5 years after: Inspect drive belts

Every 100,000 miles / 10 years: Replace engine coolant

Every 120,00 miles / 12 years: Replace spark plugs, replace vacuum pump for brake booster (VALVEMATIC engine only)

If your vehicle is regularly subjected to any harsh or strenuous conditions like the ones below, it may need maintenance performed more frequently:

  • Driving on dirt roads or dusty roads
  • Driving while towing, using a car-top carrier or heave vehicle loading
  • Repeated trips of less than 5 miles in temperatures below freezing
  • Extensive idling/low-speed driving (ex: police, taxi, door-to-door delivery use)

Rely on Rockingham Toyota for Your Service Needs

Whether you need regular maintenance or tire replacement in Methuen or major repairs in Windham, Rockingham Toyota can help. Be sure to check our service specials so you can save on your next visit!

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