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Larry Jay Mitsubishi - Routine Maintenance Tips
Routine Maintenance Tips
Keeping your car in good physical shape is a vital part of making sure that your car is running as long as possible. Many car owners are not certain what type of routine maintenance is required to maintain car performance. There are numerous of scheduled car maintenance bits and pieces that need to be replaced or checked regularly when your vehicle reaches a certain amount of miles. Mitsubishi makes have mapped out owner’s manuals for exactly when the suggested services need to be completed. For a more typical and concise general idea we have provided you with an easy to follow list below of standard maintenance. This list can be useful to nearly every make and model regardless of brand.

A number of of these regular check-ups can be completed yourself such as checking tire inflation, lights, exhaust for leaks, and more! See our service page to find a Mitsubishi service department or auto body shop in the Charlotte, NC area.


Every Month:
  • Check Windshield Wiper Fluid
  • Check Tire Inflation and Perform Visual Inspection for Wear/Damage
  • Check Lights (tail lights, headlights, fog lights)
  • Cleaning (engine, battery, interior, exterior) 
Every 3 Months or 3,000 Miles in Addition to monthly services:
  • Oil and Filter Change
  • Look over Exhaust for Leaks or Damage
  • Check Automatic Transmission Fluid Levels
  • Examine Belts and Hoses for Cracks/Excess Wear
  • Check Battery and Cable Connection
  • Tire Rotation
  • Check and Replace Engine Air Filter if full of extra particles
Every 6 Months or 6,000 Miles In Addition to Previous Monthly Services:
  • Battery Cleaning
  • Replace Wiper Blades
  • Check Chassis Lubrication
  • Inspect Lug Bolts
  • Check Tire Tread Depth
  • Check Spark Plug Wire
Every Year or 12,000 Miles In Addition to Previous Monthly Services:
  • Radiator Flush
  • Check and Replace Spark Plugs if Needed
  • ABS Sensor Inspection
  • Check Steering and Suspension
  • Cabin Air Filter Replacement
  • Check and Refill Coolant
  • Brake Inspection
  • Fuel Pressure Regulator Inspection
  • Timing Belt Inspection
 
With a Powertrain Warranty, many services are covered if anything goes wrong. Stay covered and safe for 5 years / 60,000 miles! There are other warranties on the Mitsubishi website to choose from.

At our service department we will work on Mitsubishi or other makes for your convenience. Find skilled mechanics for any Mitsubishi model. Trust us to keep your vehicle in the best shape possible for as long as possible. Stop in today or fill out our service appointment form to get the routine maintenance done that your vehicle needs!
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