Friday, December 25, 2009

Maintenance Schedule / Service Log for 1998 Chevrolet Silverado

Below is the maintenance schedule for my old 1998 Chevy Silverado. At the time they separated the schedules into short trip or city miles and long trip or highway miles. I've combined them. Warning, it's a long list:

  • 3,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 6,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate tires.
  • 7,500 Miles – Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate tires.
  • 9,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 12,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first).
    • Vehicles With GVWR Above 8,500 lbs. Only: Inspect shields and underhood insulation for damage or looseness. Adjust or replace as required. This is a Noise Emission Control Service. Applicable to vehicles sold in the United States.
  • 15,000 Miles – Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Vehicles With GVWR Above 8,500 lbs. Only: Inspect shields and underhood insulation for damage or looseness. Adjust or replace as required. This is a Noise Emission Control Service. Applicable to vehicles sold in the United States.
    • Rotate tires.
  • 18,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate tires.
  • 21,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 22,500 Miles – Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 24,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate tires.
  • 27,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 30,000 Miles – Short Trip / City and Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first).
    • Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service.
    • Vehicles With GVWR Above 8,500 lbs. Only: Inspect shields and underhood insulation for damage or looseness. Adjust or replace as required. This is a Noise Emission Control Service. Applicable to vehicles sold in the United States.
    • Rotate tires.
  • 33,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 36,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate tires.
  • 37,500 Miles – Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate tires.
  • 39,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 42,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 45,000 Miles – Short Trip / City and Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first).
    • Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service.
    • Vehicles With GVWR Above 8,500 lbs. Only: Inspect shields and underhood insulation for damage or looseness. Adjust or replace as required. This is a Noise Emission Control Service. Applicable to vehicles sold in the United States.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 48,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 50,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change automatic transmission fluid and filter if the vehicles GVWR is over 8600 lbs. or if the vehicle is mainly driven under one or more of these conditions:
      • In heavy city traffic where the outside temperature regularly reaches 90*F (32*C) or higher.
      • In hilly or mountainous terrain
      • When doing frequent trailer towing
      • Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service
      • If you do not sure your vehicle under any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter at 100,000 miles.
      • Manual transmission fluid doesn't require change.
  • 51,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 52,500 Miles – Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 54,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 57,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 60,000 Miles – Short Trip / City and Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first).
    • Vehicles With GVWR Above 8,500 lbs. Only: Inspect shields and underhood insulation for damage or looseness. Adjust or replace as required. This is a Noise Emission Control Service. Applicable to vehicles sold in the United States.
    • Inspect engine accessory drive belt. An Emission Control Service.
    • Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service.
    • Conduct Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) system inspection as described in the service manual. An Emission Control Service.
    • Conduct evaporative control system inspection. Check all fuel and vapor lines and hoses for proper hook-up, routing and condition. Check that the purge valve works properly (if equipped.) Replace as needed. An Emission Control Service.
    • Inspect fuel tank, cap and lines for damage or leaks. Inspect fuel cap gasket for any damage. Replace parts as needed. An Emission Control Service.
    • Rotate tires.
  • 63,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 66,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 67,500 Miles – Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 69,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 72,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 75,000 Miles – Short Trip / City and Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first).
    • Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service.
    • Vehicles With GVWR Above 8,500 lbs. Only: Inspect shields and underhood insulation for damage or looseness. Adjust or replace as required. This is a Noise Emission Control Service. Applicable to vehicles sold in the United States.
  • 78,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 81,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 82,500 Miles – Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 84,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 87,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 90,000 Miles – Short Trip / City and Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • For Two-Wheel-Drive vehicles only: Clean and repack the front wheel bearings (or at each brake relining, whichever occurs first).
    • Replace fuel filter. An Emission Control Service.
    • Vehicles With GVWR Above 8,500 lbs. Only: Inspect shields and underhood insulation for damage or looseness. Adjust or replace as required. This is a Noise Emission Control Service. Applicable to vehicles sold in the United States.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 93,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 96,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 97,500 Miles – Long Trip / Highway
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
    • Rotate Tires.
  • 99,000 Miles – Short Trip / City
    • Change engine oil and filter (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first). An Emission Control Service.
    • Lubricate chassis components (or every 3 months, whichever occurs first).
    • Check rear/front axle fluid level and add fluid as needed. Check constant velocity joints and axle seals for leaking.
  • 100,000 Miles – Short Trip / City and Long Trip / Highway
    • Inspect spark plug wires. An Emission Control Service.
    • Replace spark plugs. An Emission Control Service.
    • Change automatic transmission fluid and filter if the vehicles GVWR is over 8600 lbs. or if the vehicle is mainly driven under one or more of these conditions:
      • In heavy city traffic where the outside temperature regularly reaches 90*F (32*C) or higher.
      • In hilly or mountainous terrain
      • When doing frequent trailer towing
      • Uses such as found in taxi, police or delivery service
      • If you haven't used your vehicle under severe conditions listed previously any of these conditions, change the fluid and filter at 100,000 miles.
      • Manual transmission fluid doesn't require change.
    • Inspect Positive Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve. An Emission Control Service.
  • 150,000 Miles – Short Trip / City and Long Trip / Highway
  • Drain, flush and refill cooling system (or every 60 months since last service, whichever occurs first.) Inspect hoses. Clean radiator, condenser, pressure cap and neck. Pressure test cooling system and pressure cap. An Emission Control Service.

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