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What is Factory Recommended Maintenance?

What is Factory Recommended Maintenance?

While most vehicle drivers are familiar with the common vehicle maintenance items such as oil changes and brake repair, not everyone is as familiar with what factory recommended services are and if they are important to follow.  When your vehicle is manufactured, the vehicle maker will create a maintenance list for you to follow. This maintenance list is based on the estimated lifespan of certain components, such as brake pads or transmission fluid. Based on how long these parts usually last on average, the manufacturer will recommend at what mileage or time interval to get certain parts inspected or replaced.  Is it important to follow your vehicle's factory-recommended maintenance exactly? Well, the answer is that while it isn't necessarily required, it is still beneficial to the integrity of your vehicle. One thing to keep in mind if you have a new vehicle is the warranty. Often times, a warranty issued by your vehicle's manufacturer can be voided i ... read more

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