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Taxi, police, or delivery service (commercial ser-
Off-road or desert operation.
If ANY of these apply to you then change your
engine oil every 3,000 miles (5 000 km) or 3 months,
whichever comes first and follow schedule “B” of the
ЉMaintenance SchedulesЉ section of this manual.
Most vehicles are operated under the conditions
listed for Schedule ЉBЉ.
Second is Schedule “A”. It is for vehicles that are not
operated under any of the conditions listed under Sched-
Use the schedule that best describes your driving condi-
tions. Where time and mileage are listed, follow the
interval that occurs first.
Under no circumstances should oil change
intervals exceed 6000 miles (10 000 km) or 6 months
whichever comes first.
Failure to perform the required maintenance items
may result in damage to the vehicle.
At Each Stop for Fuel
Check the engine oil level about 5 minutes after a fully
warmed engine is shut off. Checking the oil level while
the vehicle is on level ground will improve the accu-
racy of the oil level reading. Add oil only when the
level is at or below the ADD or MIN mark.
Check the windshield washer solvent and add if
Once a Month
Check tire pressure and look for unusual wear or
Inspect the battery and clean and tighten the terminals
Check the fluid levels of coolant reservoir, brake
master cylinder, and transmission and add as needed.
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES 337