Scheduled Maintenance

Car, truck & SUV recommended maintenance

Manufacturer Scheduled Maintenance

Our full service repair shop in Apple Valley believes that proper maintenance and tune-ups contribute to the overall health of any vehicle. Every car, truck and SUV has its own recommended engine maintenance and repair schedule based on the manufacturer. If you're unsure what the specific requirements are for you vehicle, the standard tune-up timeframe is every 2-3 years, or 30,000 miles.

A tune up isn't a cure-all, but if done regularly can prevent unnecessary and extensive repairs down the road. Our repair center in Apple Valley believes that well-maintained cars will not only last longer, but decrease the potential of unexpected engine-related problems. We can take care of your Apple Valley Tune-Up and maintenance needs and discuss any additional car, truck, or SUV maintenance concerns you might have.

Manufacturers typically recommend replacing or reviewing the following at certain intervals:

  • Fuel Filter

  • Spark Plugs

  • Distributor cap and rotor

  • Ignition timing

  • Valves and valve-cover gasket

  • Belts

  • Replenish any fluids

  • Air Filter (should be changed every 15,000 miles)

  • Service Battery

  • Check the PCV (positive crankcase ventilation) valve

Interested in Learning More?

Contact us in Apple Valley at 952-431-2700 to speak with us about scheduling your tune-up, or fill out a Requesting For Quote or Schedule Service Now!

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