factory maintenance

Keeping your vehicle running like new, at non-dealer prices.

Welcome to AAMCO Chicagoland: Your Trusted Destination for Factory Maintenance Services

At AAMCO in the Chicagoland area, we’re proud to offer comprehensive factory maintenance services for vehicles of all makes and models. Our team of skilled technicians is committed to providing top-notch service that meets or exceeds manufacturer standards, ensuring your vehicle remains in peak condition for years to come.

Why Choose AAMCO Chicagoland for Factory Maintenance?

  1. Expertise: Our technicians are highly trained and experienced in performing factory-scheduled maintenance on a wide range of vehicles. Whether you drive a domestic or foreign car, truck, or SUV, you can trust us to have the expertise and know-how to keep your vehicle running smoothly.

  2. State-of-the-Art Equipment: We invest in the latest diagnostic equipment and tools to accurately assess your vehicle’s needs and perform factory maintenance services with precision and efficiency.

  3. Manufacturer Guidelines: We strictly adhere to manufacturer guidelines and specifications when performing factory maintenance services. By following these recommendations, we ensure that your vehicle receives the care it needs to maintain optimal performance and reliability.

  4. Warranty Compliance: Many vehicle warranties require regular factory maintenance to remain valid. Our factory maintenance services are performed to manufacturer standards, allowing you to fulfill warranty requirements outside of the dealership while still maintaining warranty coverage.

Our Factory Maintenance Services

  • Fluid Changes: We perform fluid changes for essential components such as engine oil, transmission fluid, coolant, brake fluid, and power steering fluid, ensuring proper lubrication and cooling for critical engine and drivetrain components.

  • Filter Replacements: We replace filters, including oil filters, air filters, cabin air filters, and fuel filters, to maintain clean air intake and fuel delivery and protect your engine from contaminants.

  • Inspections and Tune-Ups: Our technicians conduct comprehensive inspections and tune-ups to check for wear and tear, replace worn components, and optimize engine performance and fuel efficiency.

  • Scheduled Maintenance: We follow manufacturer-recommended maintenance schedules to address specific service intervals for your vehicle, such as timing belt replacements, spark plug replacements, and tire rotations.

Keep Your Vehicle Running Smoothly with Factory Maintenance

Don’t wait until a problem arises to give your vehicle the care it deserves. Schedule factory maintenance services with an AAMCO in the Chicago area today and ensure your vehicle remains reliable, safe, and covered under warranty. Contact us to book your appointment and experience the AAMCO difference!

Schedule an Appointment

Please note that all appointments scheduled online are drop-off appointments. If you need a same-day or rush appointment within 24 hours, please call your nearest AAMCO location.

Common factory maintenance services

Typical factory maintenance service periods vary depending on the vehicle make, model, and manufacturer guidelines. It’s important to consult your vehicle’s owner’s manual for specific manufacturer recommendations regarding factory maintenance schedules.

However, there are some common intervals for certain maintenance tasks:

Every 3,000 to 7,500 Miles

Oil and filter changes are typically recommended within this mileage range, although it may vary depending on the type of oil used (conventional, synthetic, high mileage).

Every 15,000 to 30,000 Miles

Services such as tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks (coolant, brake fluid, power steering fluid) are often recommended at these intervals.

Every 30,000 to 60,000 Miles

More extensive maintenance tasks may be required at these intervals, including replacing air filters, cabin air filters, fuel filters, and spark plugs. Additionally, timing belt replacements, if applicable, are often scheduled within this mileage range.

Every 60,000 to 100,000 Miles

Major maintenance items such as coolant flushes, transmission fluid changes, and timing belt replacements (if not done earlier) may be recommended during these intervals.

Factory maintenance FAQ

No, you are not required to get factory maintenance done exclusively at the dealership. Independent repair shops like AAMCO can perform factory maintenance services following manufacturer guidelines and using quality parts. As long as the maintenance tasks are performed according to the manufacturer's specifications, your warranty coverage remains valid.

The frequency of factory maintenance varies depending on factors such as mileage, driving conditions, and the vehicle's make and model. Typically, factory maintenance tasks are scheduled at specific mileage intervals, as outlined in the vehicle's owner's manual. It's essential to adhere to these recommended intervals to ensure optimal vehicle performance and longevity.

Skipping factory maintenance services can lead to increased wear and tear on vital components, decreased fuel efficiency, reduced performance, and potential breakdowns. It may also void warranty coverage if the manufacturer's recommended maintenance schedule is not followed. Regular factory maintenance helps prevent costly repairs and ensures your vehicle operates safely and efficiently.

Yes, performing regular factory maintenance services can help prevent major repairs by addressing minor issues before they escalate. Routine maintenance tasks such as fluid changes, filter replacements, and inspections allow technicians to identify potential problems early and make necessary repairs or adjustments, ultimately extending the lifespan of your vehicle.

Yes, investing in factory maintenance services is worth it for several reasons. Regular maintenance helps maintain vehicle performance, reliability, and safety. It can also prolong the life of your vehicle, prevent costly repairs, and preserve resale value. Additionally, adhering to factory maintenance schedules ensures warranty coverage remains valid, providing peace of mind for vehicle owners.

While some factory maintenance tasks, such as checking tire pressure or topping off fluids, can be done by vehicle owners, many tasks require specialized knowledge, tools, and equipment. Complex tasks like replacing timing belts, adjusting engine components, or diagnosing electrical issues are best left to trained professionals. Professional technicians have the expertise and experience to perform factory maintenance correctly and efficiently, ensuring your vehicle receives the care it needs to stay safe and reliable. Additionally, having factory maintenance services performed by professionals at reputable service centers like AAMCO ensures that manufacturer guidelines are followed, maintaining warranty coverage and protecting your investment in your vehicle.