It is recommended that the following basic maintenance checks and inspections be performed at the
designated time intervals. See your “Owner’s Guide” for more information.
Check every month for all vehicles
❑Check function of all interior and exterior lights.❑Check tires for wear and proper air pressure, including spare.
❑Check engine oil fluid level.
❑Check windshield washer fluid level.
Check every six months for all vehicles
❑Check lap/shoulder belts and seat latches for wear and proper operation.❑Check that externally mounted spare tire is properly stowed (tight) (see yourOwner’s Guide).
❑Check power steering fluid level.
❑Check washer spray, wiper operation, and clean all wiper blades (replace blades as necessary).
❑Check parking brake for proper operation.
❑Check and lubricate all hinges, latches, door check straps (see dealer) and outside locks.
❑Check and lubricate upper and lower sliding door tracks, if equipped.
❑Check and clean sliding door contact switches, if equipped.
❑Check and lubricate door rubber weatherstrips.
❑Check and clean body and door drain holes.
❑Check safety warning lamps (brake, ABS, air bag, safety belt) for operation.
❑Check engine cooling system level and strength.
❑Check battery connections and clean if necessary.
❑Check clutch fluid level, if equipped.
Retightening lug nuts
❑On vehicles equipped with dual rear wheels, retighten the wheel lug nuts to the specified torque at 100 miles
(160 km), and again at 500 miles (800 km) of new vehicle operation and after any wheel disturbance
(tire rotation, changing a flat tire, wheel removal, etc.).
❑Refer toWheel Lug Nut Torque Specificationin yourOwner’s Guidefor the proper lug nut torque specification.
2009 Scheduled Maintenance Guide(smg)
Scheduled Maintenance Guide