Tire Rotation and Required Services Every 12 000 km/7,500 mi

Rotate the tires, if recommended for the vehicle, and perform the following services. See Tire Rotation.

• Check engine oil level and oil life percentage. If needed, change engine oil and filter, and reset oil life system. See Engine Oil and Engine Oil Life System.

• Check engine coolant level. See Engine Coolant.

• Check windshield washer fluid level. See Washer Fluid.

• Visually inspect windshield wiper blades for wear, cracking, or contamination. See Exterior Care. Replace worn or damaged wiper blades.

See Wiper Blade Replacement.

• Check tire inflation pressures.

See Tire Pressure.

• Inspect tire wear. See Tire Inspection.

• Visually check for fluid leaks.

• Inspect engine air cleaner filter.

See Engine Air Cleaner/Filter.

• Inspect brake system.

• Visually inspect steering, suspension, and chassis components for damaged, loose, or missing parts or signs of wear. See Exterior Care.

• Check restraint system components. See Safety System Check.

• Visually inspect fuel system for damage or leaks.

• Visually inspect exhaust system and nearby heat shields for loose or damaged parts.

• Lubricate body components. See Exterior Care.

• Check starter switch. See Starter Switch Check.

• Check automatic transmission shift lock control function. See Automatic Transmission Shift Lock Control Function Check.

• Check ignition transmission lock.

See Ignition Transmission Lock Check.

• Check parking brake and automatic transmission park mechanism. See Park Brake and P (Park) Mechanism Check.

• Check accelerator pedal for damage, high effort, or binding.

Replace if needed.

• Visually inspect gas strut for signs of wear, cracks, or other damage. Check the hold open ability of the strut. See your dealer if service is required.

• Check tire sealant expiration date, if equipped. See Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (With Pressure Relief Button) or Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit (With Pressure Deflation Button).

• Inspect sunroof track and seal, if equipped. See Sunroof.

Footnotes — Maintenance

    See also:

    Starting the Engine
    Place the transmission in the proper gear. Move your shift lever to PARK (P) or NEUTRAL (N). Your engine will not start in any other position -- this is a safety feature. To restart when you a ...

    Setting Preset Stations
    Up to 30 stations (six FM1, six FM2, and six AM, six XM1 and six XM2 (if equipped)), can be programed on the six numbered pushbuttons, by performing the following steps: 1. Turn the radio on. 2 ...

    Instrument Panel Fuse Block
    The instrument panel fuse block is located in the instrument panel, on the driver side of the vehicle. To access the fuses, open the storage compartment. Press in on the sides of the compartment to ...