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105,000 Mile Service

The 105,000 mile service is commonly an intermediate service. However, for some vehicles, this is when the timing belt is replaced.

What to Expect

  • This service generally involves an oil and filter change, tire rotation, and safety inspection, as well as possible replacement of the engine air filter and cabin air filter.
  • Some vehicles will require replacement of the timing belt and/or a valve adjustment
  • While changing the oil, the mechanic should perform a visual inspection of the brakes, belts, hoses. The mechanic should also look for any fluid leaks, listen for any abnormal noises, and pay attention to any irregularities in the operation of the vehicle.
  • 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.

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