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Maintenance Schedule
for your 2013 Chevrolet Equinox
Rotate tires, if recommended for the vehicle, and
perform Required Services. Check engine oil level
and oil life percentage. Change engine oil and filter,
if needed.
Replace passenger compartment air filter (or 2
years, whichever comes first).
Replace engine air cleaner filter (or every 4 years,
whichever occurs first).
Replace spark plugs and inspect spark plug wires.
Change automatic transmission fluid, if equipped.
If filter is serviceable, change filter. (Applies to:
Severe)
Change transfer case fluid. (Applies to: AWD,
Severe)
Drain, flush, and refill the engine cooling system (or
every 5 years, whichever occurs first).
Change brake fluid (or every 10 years, whichever
comes first).
Inspect evaporative control system.
Inspect engine accessory drive belts for fraying,
excessive cracks or obvious damage (or every 10
years, whichever occurs first).
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Maintenance Schedule
for your 2013 Chevrolet Equinox
Rotate tires, if recommended for the vehicle, and
perform Required Services. Check engine oil level
and oil life percentage. Change engine oil and filter,
if needed.
Replace passenger compartment air filter (or 2
years, whichever comes first).
Replace engine air cleaner filter (or every 4 years,
whichever occurs first).
Replace spark plugs and inspect spark plug wires.
Change automatic transmission fluid, if equipped.
If filter is serviceable, change filter. (Applies to:
Severe)
Change transfer case fluid. (Applies to: AWD,
Severe)
Drain, flush, and refill the engine cooling system (or
every 5 years, whichever occurs first).
Change brake fluid (or every 10 years, whichever
comes first).
Inspect evaporative control system.
Inspect engine accessory drive belts for fraying,
excessive cracks or obvious damage (or every 10
years, whichever occurs first).
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Additional Maintenance / Care
for your 2013 Chevrolet Equinox
Alignment
Multi-Point Vehicle Inspection
• Alignment is critical for ensuring that you get the maximum wear and
• Protect yourself and your investment with a multi-point vehicle inspection.
performance of your tires.
• Your dealer can examine critical systems and inform you when they may
• Signs that your alignment may need to be adjusted include your vehicle
need attention. They also check for visual conditions of many components.
being pulled one way or the other as you drive or unusual tire wear.
• This inspection includes an examination of your tires, brakes, belts, hoses,
lights, fluids and more.
Batteries
Tires
• The battery supplies energy to the vehicle to start the engine.
• Break downs or failure to start your vehicle can be avoided with having a
• Your tires are what keeps your vehicle moving, so we want to ensure yours
great battery with full cranking power. Because of additional electrical
are properly aligned, balanced and in top shape. It is recommended that you
accessories such as, on board computers and navigation systems, Reserve
rotate your tires every 7,500 miles or 12,000 kilometers.
Capacity (RC) is an important factor as well.
• Signs to know when it’s time to replace your tire include: You can see three
or more of the tread wear indicators around the tire; Cord or fabric is
showing through the rubber; The tread or sidewall is cracked or cut or your
Brakes
tire has a bulge or split.
• Stopping power is crucial to a safe and successful driving experience. And
when you need to stop, you don’t want to second guess if your brakes are
Windshields
working properly.
• Signs of brake wear include chirping, grinding or squealing noise or
• Make sure to have the best view of the road. For safety, appearance and
difficultly stopping the vehicle.
optimum performance, it’s important that your windshield is clean and clear
of scratches and cracks.
• Signs of wear include scratches, cracks, wind noise or water leaks.
Fluids
• To maintain optimum performance of your vehicle, it’s important that your
Wiper Blades
vehicle maintain adequate and proper fluid levels.
• Make sure you have a clear view through your windshield with wiper blades
that are in good condition.
Hoses
• Signs of wear include streaking, skipping across the windshield, or worn or
split rubber.
• It’s important that you regularly inspect hoses such as, heater and radiator
hoses and ensure that they are in good working condition.
• Signs of wear include hoses that are worn, cracked, soft or blistered.
Lights
• When there’s limited visibility, you want to make sure your head lights are
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bright and work properly.
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