On older vehicles, the 60,000 mile service is commonly the second major service. However, on many newer vehicles with extended life fluids and spark plugs, this service can be an intermediate service, similar to the 15,000 mile service.
What to Expect
- In addition to all that is performed at the intermediate service, the 60,000 mile service is where you may start seeing the replacement of additional fluids like the automatic transmission fluid (and filter, if equipped), engine coolant, and differential fluid.
- Some vehicles will require replacement of the timing belt and/or a valve adjustment
- Some vehicles will require replacement of the spark plugs
- A more comprehensive checklist of inspections may also be included. Each shop and vehicle manufacturer may vary the actions performed, so be sure to consult the maintenance schedule in your owners manual.
- If this service is performed at the dealership, they should also take care of any necessary recalls. To check for recalls, click here.
Additional Repairs That May Be Necessary
Service intervals may vary between auto manufacturers. Please consult your owners manual for service information related to your specific vehicle.