At Each Fuel Fill
It is important to perform these underhood checks at
each fuel ﬁll.
Engine Oil Level Check
Check the engine oil level and add the proper oil if
necessary. See Engine Oil on page 5-13 for further
Notice: It is important to check your oil regularly
and keep it at the proper level. Failure to keep your
engine oil at the proper level can cause damage
to your engine not covered by your warranty.
Engine Coolant Level Check
Check the engine coolant level and add DEX-COOL
coolant mixture if necessary. See Engine Coolant
on page 5-21 for further details.
Windshield Washer Fluid Level Check
Check the windshield washer ﬂuid level in the
windshield washer ﬂuid reservoir and add the proper
ﬂuid if necessary.
At Least Once a Month
Tire Inﬂation Check
Visually inspect your vehicle’s tires and make sure they
are inﬂated to the correct pressures. Do not forget to
check the spare tire. See Tires on page 5-47 for further
details. Check to make sure the spare tire is stored
securely. See Changing a Flat Tire on page 5-63.
Tire Wear Inspection
Tire rotation may be required for high mileage highway
drivers prior to the Engine Oil Life System service
notiﬁcation. Check the tires for wear and, if necessary,
rotate the tires. See Tire Inspection and Rotation on