1985 Jeep J20 Scheduled Maintenance

Maintenance for Your 1985 Jeep J20

What is the maintenance schedule for the 1985 Jeep J20?

Here’s Why 1985 Jeep J20 Scheduled Maintenance Matters

Take care of your Jeep J20 and it'll take care of you. If you put in the effort to keep up with proper maintenance, your J20 could be on the road well past the 200,000 mile mark. Not an expert in what services your car needs and when? No problem. It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine J20 maintenance. It’s as easy as following the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been written specifically for your 1985 Jeep J20!

This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, Jeep themselves. Driving conditions, climate variations, and other variables can affect which scheduled maintenance services you’ll need; in most cases, though, recommended maintenance will consist of services like fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your J20's life, keep you safer on the road, and prevent common 1985 Jeep J20 problems.

Essential Maintenance to Keep Your Jeep J20 Running Newer, Longer

Come to Firestone Complete Auto Care for manufacturer-recommended routine maintenance on your 1985 Jeep J20 and an expert technician will begin by performing a Courtesy Check. The Courtesy Check helps us see what we’re working with under the hood, and allows us to alert you to any potential problems before they worsen. Every Courtesy Check will include a visual inspection of your J20. We’ll check your head and tail lights, fluid levels, filters, tires (and their alignment!), and windshield wiper blades. We’ll also perform a free battery check to determine your battery’s charge level.

Think you could be due for a new battery in your 1985 Jeep J20? Batteries generally need to be replaced every three to five years. There’s a chance you’ll need a replacement sooner, but it depends on the climate in your area as well as your driving habits. Short trips and extreme temperatures can shorten the overall life expectancy of your Jeep J20 battery. It can be tempting to try and get as much life out of your battery as possible, but it’s smart to check it regularly and replace it before it gets too weak. If you keep driving on a battery that can't hold a charge, you run the risk of being stranded when your battery finally gives out (and no one can predict where that might be!). Your Jeep J20 won’t even be able to start with a weak battery, much less get you where you need to go.

Ensuring you always have a well-charged battery can help your car’s overall performance, and regularly scheduled oil changes can support your engine’s overall performance and keep your 1985 Jeep J20 running newer, longer. To learn how often Jeep recommends you have the oil changed in your 1985 J20, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. A Firestone Complete Auto Care technician will be happy to help you determine the best oil change frequency for your car’s needs. Not sure what type of oil to use for your 1985 Jeep J20? We can help with that, too!

Maintaining your Jeep J20 steering and suspension system can not only ensure a smooth ride; it can also help you maintain control of your car in compromised road conditions. When it comes to steering and suspension, you want to catch small problems before they turn into big (and expensive) ones. Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide Jeep J20 steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. Prevent damage or premature wear and tear on your Jeep J20's steering system with regular maintenance.

If you fall behind on routine Jeep J20 maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you (and your engine) could quickly lose your cool when there's a problem on the road–especially if that problem is an overheated engine or broken A/C. We can help you with all those issues. Our technicians have the knowledge and tools to repair and maintain the heating and cooling systems for your Jeep J20’s engine, and we can service your A/C system, too. Is it time to replace the radiator in your Jeep J20? We got it. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your one-stop shop for 1985 Jeep J20 maintenance and repairs.

We can help you keep your vehicle (and your life!) running smoothly. Many of our locations have weekend and evening hours for your convenience.

1985 Jeep J20 Maintenance Q&A

Take an active role in maintaining your 1985 Jeep J20. Get answers to common Jeep J20 maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What should I do after hitting a pothole in my Jeep J20? You know your Jeep J20 better than anyone else, so you’ll know if something doesn’t feel right while driving. Have your alignment checked (and adjusted if necessary) as soon as you notice a pulling steering wheel to prevent suspension damage or uneven tire wear.
  • When should I switch my Jeep J20 to high mileage oil? If your Jeep J20 has ticked past 75,000 miles, consider switching to high mileage oil at your next oil change to give your engine what it needs to go another 75,000 (or more!). High mileage oil: make it a high priority!
  • Can Jeep dashboard warning lights wait? Because there might be a problem under the hood. Those warning lights are there for a reason! As soon as you notice that one’s illuminated, take your Jeep J20 to Firestone Complete Auto Care so you can address any small problems long before they worsen.

Get Top-Notch Jeep J20 Maintenance Service

Your Jeep J20 isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.