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Precision Motive Recommended Service Intervals

To keep your vehicle running properly, decrease emissions, maintain the highest level of fuel efficiency, and promote long service life, we strongly urge you to have the services below performed on your car. Today's automobiles are designed to go 150,000 - 200,000 miles, with proper maintenance.

With today's high car prices & ever increasing fuel costs, maintenance on your vehicle is a great investment.

Click the text links below, or scroll down to view the recommend service intervals for all cars:

Every 3,000 Miles  |  Every 15,000 Miles  |  Every 30,000 Miles  |  Warranty

Every 3,000 miles:

  • Change oil
  • New quality oil filter
  • Lubricate chassis
  • Inspect wiper blades
  • Check windshield fluid level and top
  • Check differential fluid condition & level, and top
  • Check transfer case fluid condition & level, and top
  • Check coolant condition & chemistry, and top
  • Check brake fluid condition and level
  • Check steering fluid level and condition
  • Check transmission fluid level and condition
  • Check tire pressure, front & rear
  • Check tire wear & condition, front & rear
  • Check air filter
  • Check PCV
  • Visually inspect the exhaust system (manifold and heat shields, the muffler, and the exhaust pipes)
  • Visually inspect the front end suspension
  • Visually inspect the shocks & struts
  • Visually inspect the CV boots
  • Visually inspect the Universal Joints
  • Visually inspect oil, coolant, transmission, steering, differential and transfer case for fluid leaks
  • Visually inspect the battery connections and cables
  • Visually inspect belt condition and adjustment
  • Visually inspect radiator and heater hose condition
  • Check brake pedal adjustment
  • Check emergency brake adjustment
  • Check clutch adjustment

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Every 15,000 miles:

All of the services at 3,000 miles, plus:

  • Rotate wheels
  • Inspect brakes: brake linings, lines and hoses, disc and drum systems check and adjust parking brake
  • Lubricate and inspect shift linkage
  • Lubricate and inspect steering linkage
  • Lubricate and inspect throttle linkage
  • Adjust clutch, as required
  • Check clutch reservoir fluid condition and level
  • Inspect idle speed control system
  • Inspect power steering lines, steering gear, linkage & drive shaft.
  • Inspect rear suspension system
  • Check lights and horn for proper operation: (Headlights, high and low, Hazard lights, Running lights, Backup lights, License plate light, Brake lights, Turn signal lights, and Horn)

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Every 30,000 miles:

All of the services at 15,000 miles, plus:

  • Automatic transmission service (including filter and pan gasket where appropriate) or Standard transmission service
  • Battery service, including remove, clean and lubricate the battery cables, and install battery pads
  • Visually inspect fuel lines and connections
  • Inspect fuel cap and gasket
  • Replace spark plugs (4 cyl, 6 cyl plus $10, 8 cyl plus $20) (plus $5 per cylinder for platinum plugs)
  • Visually inspect cap and rotor
  • Inspect EGR system
  • Inspect emissions filter (charcoal canister)
  • Check and set ignition timing
  • Visually inspect ignition wiring
  • Visually inspect the vacuum lines
  • Inspect operation of the heater
  • Inspect operation of the air conditioner
  • Inspect operation of the windshield washers
  • Reset the service light
  • Road test the vehicle

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Maintenance Services Meet All Manufacturer Warranty Requirements

Your car may also need additional maintenance services, based on mileage or manufacturer recommendations. These are typical items (which may be added to a 15,000 or 30,000 mile maintenance service at reduced rates):

  • Balance 4 wheels
  • 4-wheel alignment
  • Coolant drain & fill
  • Coolant flush & treatment
  • Brake fluid flush
  • Clutch fluid flush
  • Fuel injection service
  • Replace fuel filter
  • Replace PCV
  • Repack non-drive wheel bearings
  • 4X4 Hub & Lubrication Service
  • Valve adjustment
  • Replace timing belt
  • Replace O2 sensor

In addition, your manufacturer will sometimes have special recommendations for your specific car, which you will find listed in your vehicle manual. We also uses the an extensive computer database, which includes manufacturer recommendations for all makes and models of cars.


Call us at 510-886-0789, or
visit us at our Hayward, California location to discuss your needs.
We look forward to serving you!


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