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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. See the procedure de-
scribed in Checking Your Engine Oil in the Under-
standing Your Instrument Panel section or under
Engine Oil in the Maintaining Your Vehicle section.
Add oil only when the level is at or below the ADD or
Check the windshield washer solvent and add if
Inspect wiper blade condition.
Check operation of lighting systems.
Inspect tires for unusual wear, damage, and pressure
(at least every 14 days).
Mechanical assemblies (e.g., engine, transmission, etc.)
- check for leaks.
Once a Month
Inspect the battery and clean and tighten the terminals
Check the fluid levels of coolant reservoir, brake
master cylinder and power steering and add as
Check all lights and all other electrical items for correct
Additional Periodic Maintenance
The following maintenance items should be performed
during the scheduled maintenance nearest the time
elapsed and/or distance shown. Follow the interval that
Every 2 years:
Inspect body for paint damage.
Check chassis and supporting body parts for damage
262 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES