Preventative Maintenance Schedule

University of Iowa Fleet Services

Preventative Maintenance Schedule


(done every 5,000 miles or 6 months whichever comes first)

Perform the following tasks:

Change engine oil & filter

Lubricate the chassis

Inspect tire tread depth, check and adjust tire air pressure

Rotate tires as needed

Inspect and repair / replace as necessary

AC / Heat

Windshield wiper/washer system

Interior and exterior lights

 Air filter

Belts and hoses


Exhaust system

Steering components

Brake pads

Check and fill all fluid levels



(Done every 35,000 miles in conjunction with a regularly scheduled PMA)

Perform the following tasks:

 All tasks listed in PMA

Change air filter & cabin air filter if applicable

Tune up

Change spark plugs

Change PCV valve

Change fuel filter & install injector cleaner

Change transmission fluid and filter

Flush cooling system if recommended by OEM

Test drive vehicle (at least 5 miles)