Toyota Maintenance Schedule
With each manufacturer, there is typically a schedule that they recommend you keep up with for the optimal performance from your vehicle. In order to keep your car functioning the way you need it to in the Avon, Indianapolis, or Plainfield areas, you’ll need to maintain your vehicle’s essential operating systems regularly. At Andy Mohr Toyota, our on-site service center can handle any of your routine service needs. Our full team of highly trained service professionals can handle diagnostics, maintenance, and even brake and battery repair. Essentially, any service your vehicle requires, we can handle here.
The Importance of Routine Maintenance
If you think about your car the way we think about the human body, the idea of routine maintenance becomes a little more relatable. In order to keep our bodies functioning the way it should, we require checkups with our doctors. Doctors keep track of our blood pressure, temperature, height, and weight to ensure that they notice any changes in our functioning. With your Toyota, your service professional will check out all the systems that keep your car functioning, thus ensuring that it keeps operating in the same way. They’ll check your tires, your fluids, different essential parts, and change your oil. This is similar to our routine physicals, as we need them to keep our body in peak physical condition.
Routine Maintenance Timelines
There is a specific timeline on which your routine maintenance reminders will fall. Keeping up with the schedule will allow your Toyota to function at its highest level and make it last even longer.
- Tires – There are a few different services that your tires will need to stay in their best shape. Every 3,000 to 5,000 miles, your tires should be rotated and balanced, or every time you change your oil. When it’s time to replace your tires, you should be around the 30,000- to 50,000-mile marker, but you’ll want to keep a close eye on the wear and the tread depth. Your technician will likely warn you when you’re getting close.
- Battery – As your battery powers the engine, you’ll need to ensure it’s at its peak. After four to five years, your battery is going to start fading and will become less reliable. At this point, it’ll be time for our service center to replace your battery.
- Oil change – With the newer synthetic oils, your oil changes can be spaced out a bit further than they used to be. The industry standard used to be every 3,000 miles, but since the newer oils allow for better longevity, the new standard is around 7,500 miles.
- Brakes – On average, your brake pads will need to be replaced every 50,000 miles, while your rotors may need to be replaced more often. The average for rotors falls between 30,000 and 70,000 miles. Keep an eye out for the common signs of brake or rotor age, such as brake dust, squealing, or grinding.
Our Service Center
One of the major advantages of routine service is that our technicians will be able to keep an eye on your Toyota to ensure that each system is functioning properly. During each visit, the service expert will give you a rundown of what they’ve noticed and what will likely need to be replaced on your next routine maintenance visit. They’ll help your car continue to run well, so you can get to where you need to go.
Schedule Your Maintenance Today
If your Toyota vehicle is approaching one of these milestones and you want to ensure that it continues to operate at the same level, it’s time to schedule service. At Andy Mohr Toyota, our on-site service center can take care of anything you may need in the Avon, Indianapolis, and Plainfield areas. With the help of our convenient online system, you can schedule your service from the comfort of your own home and office.