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PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sat 8:00AM - 3:00PM
  • Sun Closed

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

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Courtesy of the Automotive Service Association

The following simple and inexpensive preventive checks will greatly extend the life of the vehicle, ensure safer operation and even benefit the environment.

Always consult your owner's manual for individual service schedules because maintenance requirements vary by manufacturer.

  • Always consult your owner's manual, but a good rule of thumb is to have the oil filter changed regularly - every 3,000 to 4,000 miles.
  • Have all fluids checked, including brake, power steering, transmission/transaxle, windshield washer solvent and antifreeze. These fluids play a large role in the safety and performance of the vehicle.
  • Check tire inflation. Under-inflated tires can result in a loss of fuel efficiency. This is the least expensive form of preventive and safety maintenance. Tires should be checked once a month.
  • Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency by as much as 30 percent.
  • Have the chassis lubricated frequently. This step extends the life of the moving components of the vehicle's suspension system.
  • Check battery cables and posts for corrosion and clean them as needed. The battery fluid also should be checked and filled if it is low, unless it is a maintenance-free battery.
  • Have the lighting system checked frequently, including headlights, turn signals, and brake and taillights.
  • Check windshield washer blades for cracks, tears and windshield contact. Replace them at least once a year, or sooner if streaking begins.
  • Inspect engine belts regularly. Worn belts will affect the engine performance. Look for cracks and missing sections or segments.
  • Have the air filtration system checked frequently. The air filter should be checked every other oil change for clogging or damage. This system ensures that the vehicle is performing at its peak condition.
Service Interval Schedule:

Vehicle System or Component

Check Monthly

Check Every 3,000 Miles

Automatic Transmission Fluid


Battery and Cables


Belts


Brakes and Brake Fluid


Cabin Air Filter


Chassis Lubrication


Check Engine Light On


Coolant (Antifreeze)


Engine Air Filter


Engine Oil and Filter

Exhaust


Fuel Filter


Hoses


Lights


Power Steering Fluid


Shock Absorbers and Struts


Tire Inflation and Condition


Windshield Washer Fluid


Wiper Blades


What People Say About Us

Chattanooga
  • Honest Mechanic
    reviewiconElectrical Services, near Chattanooga, Tennessee
    , 02/04/2020

    Great work!! Chris was the person that took care of me up at the front desk. He is also the manager, he is a very kind and knowledgeable employee!!

  • Honest Mechanic
    reviewiconElectrical Services, near Chattanooga, Tennessee
    , 08/10/2019

    They do excellent work.totally satisfied, If need to I would most definitely use them again.

Chattanooga
  • Fast Full Service
    reviewiconCar & Truck Care, near Chattanooga, Tennessee
    , 11/20/2019

    Great service and did a wonderful job. Very glad to have my truck back up to par

  • Fast Full Service
    reviewiconCar & Truck Care, near Chattanooga, Tennessee
    , 11/20/2019

    Did an awsome job !! Went to the maxi first time on red bank and man did they botch the job not to mention over charged me from what after what they initially told me ..I have access to a lift and when i brought my truck back to my shop and lift it up to inspect the work , and what a quality job they did . super happy , paid a little more then what i expected but after i saw the work they did , money well spent . Thanks again guys !

Chattanooga
  • Best Local Mechanic
    reviewiconUndercar Services, near Chattanooga, Tennessee
    , 10/17/2019

    This is a great place for anyone who needs to have work done. I had my sway bar links replaced at the dealership and when I picked the car up, it was making a knocking sound near the wheels/underside of the car. Turns out the dealership didn't tighten my sway bar and also stripped a nut/bolt when they repaired my sway bar links. Maxi offers free inspections and the dealership was trying to charge me again just to have it looked at after they obviously messed something up on the car. I took it to Maxi and explained my situation and they tightened my sway bar free of charge. I highly recommend this shop.

  • Best Local Mechanic
    reviewiconUndercar Services, near Chattanooga, Tennessee
    , 02/04/2020

    Great work!! Chris was the person that took care of me up at the front desk. He is also the manager, he is a very kind and knowledgeable employee!!

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