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Maintenance Schedules

Simple auto maintenance can help keep your car running for many trouble-free miles around Burke, VA and beyond. From monthly visual inspections to comprehensive auto service checks, keeping an eye on everyday wear and tear can stop small problems from becoming expensive headaches. Above is a list of suggested auto maintenance schedules, but make sure you refer to your vehicle owner's manual and talk to a representative from Burke Centre Automotive for more information.

3,000-Mile Maintenance Schedule

At 3,000 miles, it's important to take your vehicle to Burke Centre Automotive to have your oil changed as well as your tire treads and air pressure checked. These very basic but very important steps are the cornerstone of good vehicle maintenance. Always refer to your owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals.

  • Change engine oil & filter (up to 5 quarts)
  • Check under-hood fluid levels
  • Check wiper blades
  • Check tread depth on all four tires
  • Adjust tire pressure to manufacturer's specs
7,500-Mile Maintenance Schedule

In addition to the normal service and auto inspection items listed below, the Factory Scheduled Maintenance service at 7,500-mile intervals includes a diagnostic check of passive and active safety systems, as well as a systems check of the onboard computer-monitoring functions.

7,500-Miles Service Includes:

  • Check onboard diagnostic system
  • Engine oil and filter replacement
  • Reset Service Reminder Indicator (SRI)
  • Check/adjust engine coolant, power-steering and washer-fluid levels
  • Check all wiper blades
  • Check brake-fluid level
  • Check brake pads
  • Check tire pressure, tire wear and tire condition

The Factory Scheduled Maintenance service at 7,500 miles should be performed within 1,500 miles of the normal service interval listed in the Warranty and Service Records Information booklet. Service intervals missed by the owner will not be performed. Burke Centre Automotive recommends that you bring your vehicle in for service at least once a year regardless of mileage.

Items Not Covered:

  • Wear items outlined in the Warranty and Service Records Information booklet
  • Damage to the vehicle resulting from normal wear and tear or abuse
  • Vehicles severely damaged and/or declared to be a total loss by an insurer
  • Severe operating conditions requiring additional services.
15,000-Mile Maintenance Schedule

At 15,000 miles, engine parts and accessories begin to show wear and tear. Having your vehicle thoroughly inspected and checked at Burke Centre Automotive can help stop potential problems before they get serious. It's also important to get the standard oil change as well as tire tread and air pressure checks. Always refer to your vehicle's owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals.

  • Change engine oil & filter (up to 5 quarts)
  • Check under-hood fluid levels
  • Check wiper blades
  • Check tread depth on all four tires
  • Adjust tire pressure to manufacturer's specs
  • Check alignment
  • Lubricate transmission control linkage
  • Inspect CV joint boots
  • Inspect fuel system connections, hoses and lines
  • Lubricate steering and suspension components
  • Complete tire rotation
  • Evaluate brake condition
  • Inspect cabin air filter (not applicable to some vehicles)
  • Fuel Injection Maintenance
30,000-Mile Maintenance Schedule

At 30,000 miles, daily wear begins to take its toll. A bumper-to-bumper auto inspection — along with an oil change and check of all other fluids and moving parts — means worn parts get replaced and your vehicle is returned to tip-top shape. Take your vehicle to Burke Centre Automotive for service, and always refer to your vehicle's owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals.

  • Change engine oil & filter (up to 5 quarts)
  • Check under-hood fluid levels
  • Check wiper blades
  • Check tread depth on all four tires
  • Adjust tire pressure to manufacturer's specs
  • Inspect rotors, linings, pads, drums
  • Lubricate caliper slide rails
  • Inspect brake lines and hoses
  • Complete transmission fluid flush (automatic transmissions)
  • Lubricate transmission control linkage
  • Inspect CV joint boots
  • Inspect drive belt
  • Inspect exhaust system
  • Inspect fuel system connections, hoses and lines
  • Replace engine air filter (most vehicles)
  • Inspect spark plugs
  • Lubricate steering and suspension components
  • Change engine coolant (except extended-life antifreeze)
  • Replace cabin air filter (not applicable to some vehicles)
  • Fuel Injection Maintenance
45,000-Mile Maintenance Schedule

Similar to the 15,000-mile auto inspection, at 45,000 miles it's important to keep to your scheduled maintenance. Depending on how often you drive your vehicle and under what conditions, taking your vehicle to Burke Centre Automotive every 15,000 miles helps ensure that you have a properly running, reliable car every time you need it. Always refer to your vehicle's owner's manual for recommended maintenance intervals.

  • Change engine oil & filter (up to 5 quarts)
  • Check under-hood fluid levels
  • Check wiper blades
  • Check tread depth on all four tires
  • Adjust tire pressure to manufacturer's specs
  • Check alignment
  • Lubricate transmission control linkage
  • Inspect CV joint boots
  • Inspect fuel system connections, hoses and lines
  • Lubricate steering and suspension components
  • Complete tire rotation
  • Evaluate brake condition
  • Inspect cabin air filter (where applicable, most vehicles)
  • Fuel Injection Maintenance
60,000-Mile Maintenance Schedule

Whether you plan to keep your car for another 60,000 miles or want to trade it in, maintaining your vehicle at regularly scheduled intervals not only keeps it running but helps you retain its value, as well. Schedule an appointment with Burke Centre Automotive when your vehicle reaches 60,000 miles. And always refer to your vehicle's owner's manual for a recommended maintenance program.

  • Change engine oil & filter (up to 5 quarts)
  • Check under-hood fluid levels
  • Check wiper blades
  • Check tread depth on all four tires
  • Adjust tire pressure to manufacturer's specs
  • Inspect rotors, linings, pads, drums
  • Lubricate caliper slide rails
  • Inspect brake lines and hoses
  • Complete transmission fluid flush
  • Lubricate transmission control linkage
  • Inspect CV joint boots
  • Inspect drive belt
  • Inspect exhaust system
  • Inspect fuel system connections, hoses and lines
  • Replace engine air filter (most vehicles)
  • Inspect spark plugs
  • Lubricate steering and suspension components
  • Change engine coolant (except extended life antifreeze)
  • Replace cabin air filter (where applicable, most vehicles)
  • Fuel Injection Maintenance