What is My Car Maintenance Schedule?

February 8th, 2019 by

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Keeping your car in excellent shape for as long as you own it requires regular servicing. By following the car maintenance schedule below, your car will stay in prime condition for many years to come. Learn more about what services are needed at different mile and time intervals, then visit Mercedes-Benz of Charleston’s service center for an appointment today!

Every Month

Every month you should check certain elements of your vehicle to ensure everything is running smoothly. This includes checking to see whether the check engine light is on, making sure the interior and exterior lights work, and checking your tire pressure and windshield wiper fluid levels. Additionally, cleaning the interior and exterior of your Mercedes-Benz monthly helps upkeep the condition of your car.

Every Three Months or 3,000 Miles

Every three months or 3,000 miles (whichever comes first), you should check the following aspects of your Mercedes-Benz and replace or fix as needed:

  • Automatic transmission, power steering, wiper fluid levels
  • Engine oil and air filter
  • All lights inside and out
  • Fuel filter
  • Tire pressure, tread, and wear and tear
  • Belts, exhaust, and hoses

Every Six Months or 6,000 Miles

Every six months or 6,000 miles, your vehicle should undergo the following checks and maintenance, in addition to the maintenance services needed at three months/3,000 miles:

  • Car battery and cables
  • Chassis lubrication
  • Windshield wipers
  • Polish your vehicle

Every 12 Months or 12,000 Miles

Your car should regularly get three-month and six-month services, as well as the yearly service checks below:

  • Transmission fluid levels
  • Steering and suspension
  • Brake system
  • Coolant levels

Why Following a Car Maintenance Schedule is Important

Cars need regular maintenance in order to stay in good condition and work correctly. Avoiding your regular maintenance schedule can result in costly repairs and part replacements in the future.

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