Service Tips

Service Tips

From East Bay MINI Authorized Service Center

No matter what type of vehicle you use to get around San Francisco and Oakland, you can rely on  our service department to help you keep it running in prime condition. Whether you're wondering how often to rotate your tires, when you need brake repairs, or you're wondering, "What is my car maintenance schedule?", we can help.

Basic Car Maintenance Schedule

Your car maintenance schedule may vary a bit depending on the make and model, as well as your unique driving habits in the Bay Area. The best thing you can do is follow the car maintenance schedule as it is listed in your owner's manual, but you can also review the suggested maintenance intervals here:

Every 3 months or 3,000 miles:

  • Automatic transmission, power steering, wiper fluid levels
  • Engine oil and air filter
  • Belts, exhaust, and hoses
  • All lights inside and out
  • Fuel filter
  • Tire pressure, tire tread wear and tear check

Every 6 months or 6,000 miles:

  • Car battery and cables
  • Chassis lubrication
  • Windshield wipers
  • Polish your vehicle

Every 12 months or 12,000 miles:

  • Brake system
  • Coolant levels
  • Transmission fluid levels
  • Steering and suspension

From transmission flushes to exhaust repair to serpentine belt replacements, your car maintenance schedule can be a lot to keep track of. Take a look at our service tips and tricks to learn more about different service items, and feel free to reach out if you have any specific questions! As your source for auto repair in Pleasanton, CA, we want to keep you informed on all things auto service.