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The general rule is every 3,000 miles, though you should refer to your owners manual for the manufacturers recommended interval.

The general rule is every second oil change, though you should refer to your owners manual for the manufacturers recommended interval.

You can use any repair facility that you want for your general maintenance needs. If you do not have a facility that you currently use, your local Car City location would be happy to recommend one.

You can use any repair facility that you want for your repair needs. If you do not have a facility that you currently use, your local Car City location would be happy to recommend one.

This dust is usually from the brake pads. Some pads and driving conditions will create more dust then others.

This light could indicate any one of hundreds of issues. If the vehicle is still running normally we recommend that you take the vehicle to a licensed repair facility to have the vehicle scanned to determine the cause of the light.

Generally, power steering and brake fluid should not need changing unless they have become contaminated or burnt. Transmission fluid and engine coolant will depend on the make, model and year of your vehicle. Your owners manual will have the recommended servicing intervals.

Brakes will generally last between 15,000 and 35,000 miles, depending on your driving habits. A licensed repair facility will be able to check your brakes if you believe they need replacement.

Contact the number on your warranty or service contract (Precision Claims 877-315-2805) and they will refer you to a repair facility.

Brake squeaking is caused by many different things. The biggest causes are climate changes, how long the vehicle has been sitting, the composition of the brake pads and how much brake pad is left. Generally the pads will stop squeaking after a short period of time. If the squeaking persists or becomes louder, it may be time to have your brakes serviced.

To keep your warranty or service contract in effect, you must complete all of the manufacturers suggested maintenance. Also, whenever you have maintenance completed on your vehicle, keep a file of those repair orders in the event that something breaks on your vehicle.

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