Regular Maintenance is vital to keeping your car on the road. The time and effort you put into keeping up with scheduled maintenance can save you big money in the long run. Your vehicle manufacturer came up with a maintenance schedule and service intervals that are specific to your car or truck, but check out our easy to follow regular maintenance checklists to keep up with your car’s needs. Dynamic Automotive in Frederick, Urbana, and Libertytown, is the area’s choice in factory scheduled maintenance auto care. Our knowledgeable technicians are experienced in all makes and models of cars and trucks, and can help you keep your vehicle running at its peak performance.
There are procedures and checks that your car needs at varying intervals. They are divided by the calendar and vehicle mileage, offering you maintenance checklists to perform every three months, every six months, and annually as well as at certain mileages. Keep up with these easy jobs and you will save yourself a bundle.
Manufacturer service recommendations, or factory scheduled maintenance, is the regular schedule of services that manufacturers recommend to keep your vehicle running properly and safely. Following the manufacturer service recommendations can help extend the life of your car and prevent high-cost auto repairs. Maintenance schedules vary by vehicle, driving style, and driving conditions. Most manufacturers divide maintenance schedules into “normal” and “severe” driving conditions. Below is a general description of normal and severe service conditions. Please consult your owner’s manual for your vehicle’s specific service conditions and service recommendations.
"Normal" Service Conditions:
- Trips of 10 miles or more.
- Sustained speeds of 50 to 75 miles an hour.
- Driving in low-traffic situations with few stops and starts.
- Ambient temperatures above freezing and below 95 degrees Fahrenheit
"Severe" Service Conditions:
- Take short trips of less than 10 miles.
- Drive in heavy traffic with many stops and starts.
- Drive at high rates of speed.
- Tow heavy loads or drive off-road.
- Drive in dusty conditions.
- Drive in extremely cold or extremely hot climates.
Schedule an appointment or bring your vehicle to Dynamic Automotive today to keep your car or truck running smoothly, you and your passengers safe, and to avoid costly repairs by maintaining its factory scheduled maintenance.