When Do I Get Car Maintenance?
After you drive off the Mike Hale Acura lot and into Salt Lake City streets in a new Acura vehicle, it’s in your best interest to bring your vehicle in at regular service intervals. Be sure to keep tabs on important maintenance services, from regular oil changes to tire alignments, to even more extensive services, such as transmission and battery checks. Take a look at when to get these important services as well as a variety of others, and rely on our service department to keep your vehicle running smoothly on the streets of Murray for longer.
3,000 to 6,000 Miles
You’ll want to take care of the following routine maintenance procedures regularly to keep your vehicle in good condition:
- Change engine oil and filter
- Check coolant levels
- Inspect windshield wiper blades
- Get tires rotated
60,000 to 90,000 Miles
Once your car has been driving down I-215 for some time, you’ll want to do the following maintenance:
- Check the timing belt
- Replace coolant/antifreeze
- Change your battery (depending on factors like weather and wear/tear, they typically last around 3-5 years)
Learn to Routinely Inspect Your Vehicle
While there’s no time stamp on the following, be sure to check the following every month or so to ensure that your car is in good condition:
- Warning Lights – All should be in working order.
- Tire Pressure – Keep a cheap tire air pressure gauge in your glove compartment.
- Tire Tread – Put a penny in the groove of your tire (Lincoln’s head upside down). If you can see all of Lincoln’s head, it’s time to change your tires.
- Fluid Levels – Even if you don’t change your windshield wiper fluid, antifreeze, or coolant, be sure to check the levels and inspect for any leaks.
You’ll also want to stay up to date on maintenance by following your vehicle’s manual. Luckily, you can easily access just about any car manual online, thanks to resources like Edmunds.
Rely on the Mike Hale Acura Service Department
Even after you’ve driven off the lot, visit the Mike Hale Acura Service Department as needed for routine service. Whether you simply need an oil change or need to get your car’s timing belt changed, there are plenty of reasons to trust a luxury service department over the mom and pop shop in the Salt Lake City area. Schedule a service appointment soon, and be sure to check out our rotating service specials before stopping by!
Service Specials at Mike Hale Acura
Latest Service News from Mike Hale Acura
Acura has been driving competition in the luxury vehicle market for nearly 40 years – and it’s not hard to see why. In 2023, the luxury brand took it up a notch with handmade vehicles coming out of the Performance Manufacturing Center, or PMC, a limited run of cars. Although reservations for these vehicles are…
Did you know that there are no fewer than four 2023 Acura Integra trims or packages? But which of the trim levels is right for you? It’s a tough decision. Any one of them would make a fine addition to any Murray driveway. Take a look at the detailed comparison of the Acura Integra configurations…
The Acura TLX is a knockout sedan with plenty of unique package options to truly make it your own. But, how much does it cost? The 2022 Acura TLX price starts at just $38,900* and proves you don’t have to break the bank to get your hands on a luxury vehicle. Explore the 2022 Acura…