I want tokeep my car for as long as possible with minimum cost.
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Under hood checks once a week or when refueling.
Oil change Every 3000 miles with oil filter
Washing Every 2 to 4 weeks depending on conditions in your area. Garaged cars can go longer. Bird droppings should be removed as soon as possible as they can damage the finish.
Waxing Every 6 months to 1 year, or follow recommendations on the product you are using.
Align & Balance Check the tires for unusual wear or drifting right or left when on a straight road. (Click on Align & Balance for more info.)
Tire rotation Every 6 months to 1 year or follow manufacturer's recommendations
Tune up Follow manufacturer's recommendation.
Winterizing Every two years.
Timing belt Every 60,000 miles or check manufacturer's recommendation. Check owner's manual to see if your vehicle has one.
Filters Follow manufacturer's recommendation.