1986 Pontiac 6000 Maintenance Schedule

Scheduled Maintenance for Your 1986 Pontiac 6000

What is the recommended maintenance schedule for the 1986 Pontiac 6000?

Your Guide to 1986 Pontiac 6000 Scheduled Maintenance

When it comes to your Pontiac 6000, how you treat your car makes all the difference in its performance. With proactive maintenance, your 6000 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. There's no need to guess when it's time to get 6000 maintenance, and no need to wait until something goes wrong. Rely on the recommended maintenance schedule that’s been created just for your 1986 Pontiac 6000!

This recommended maintenance schedule is written by the auto manufacturer, Pontiac themselves. Depending on driving conditions and climate in your area (as well as other contributing factors, like your personal travel habits), your car’s scheduled maintenance needs may vary; however, there’s a good chance that your vehicle’s recommended maintenance services will include oil changes, tire rotations, brake pad replacement, filter changes, and fluid checks and exchanges. Scheduling routine service appointments is one of the best ways to help extend your 6000's life, decrease your risk of dangerous malfunctions on the road, and maybe even save you the headache of dealing with common 1986 Pontiac 6000 problems in the future.

Essential Maintenance to Keep Your Pontiac 6000 Running Newer, Longer

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 1986 Pontiac 6000 for factory-recommended routine maintenance and our technicians will jump right in with 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. Each Courtesy Check includes a free battery test and an inspection of your 6000's windshield wiper blades, head and tail lights, filters, fluid levels, tires, and alignment.

Could your 1986 Pontiac 6000 be ready for a new battery? If your current battery is more than three years old, it may be time for a replacement (batteries typically last somewhere between three and five years). Yours may need to be replaced sooner depending on your driving habits and climate. Taking short trips or exposing your car to extreme temperatures (like in the dead of winter or heat of summer) could reduce the life expectancy of your Pontiac 6000 battery. While you could wait until your battery fails and you hear the dreaded "click," you're better off replacing it before then! 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 Pontiac 6000 won't be going anywhere without a strong battery.

In addition to maintaining a strong battery, investing in regular oil changes can prevent premature wear on your 1986 Pontiac 6000 engine. To learn how often Pontiac recommends you have the oil changed in your 1986 6000, check out the information table at the beginning of this page. Don’t forget, though, that weather conditions in your area or your personal driving habits can affect this interval. Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to know when to change your oil. We'll also help you understand what type of oil to use for your 1986 Pontiac 6000.

Periodic service to the steering system in your Pontiac 6000 can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. 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 Pontiac 6000 steering and suspension services including wheel alignment, strut replacement, power steering fluid changes, ball joint lubrication, and wheel bearing replacement. To keep your car running at its best, it’s essential to have regular maintenance services on your Pontiac 6000's steering and suspension system.

If you fall behind on routine Pontiac 6000 maintenance (or worse, don’t do it at all!), you might find yourself with a hot mess on your hands – quite literally. A damaged A/C system is never fun, and an overheated engine can cause significant issues (like a total car breakdown!). Don’t sweat it, though! Our technicians can take care of those issues, too. At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we have what it takes to provide top-notch service for your Pontiac 6000 engine heating and cooling systems, as well as your air conditioning. Is your Pontiac 6000 radiator in need of replacement? We’ve got your back. Got a funny smell coming from your A/C? We'll fix it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is your spot for 1986 Pontiac 6000 maintenance.

So visit us regularly, or visit us urgently. Many locations are open on weekends and in the evening.

1986 Pontiac 6000 Maintenance Questions

Take an active role in maintaining your 1986 Pontiac 6000. Get answers to common Pontiac 6000 maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • When should I have Pontiac 6000 alignment checked? Watch out for pothole damage. If your 1986 6000 is pulling to one side or the other, your tires or suspension system could be calling out for help.
  • When should I use high mileage oil in my Pontiac 6000? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Pontiac 6000? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  •  Why are my Pontiac dashboard lights on? 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 Pontiac 6000 to Firestone Complete Auto Care so you can address any small problems long before they worsen.

Get Top-Notch Pontiac 6000 Maintenance Service

Take care of your Pontiac 6000 and it'll take care of you. Schedule an appointment for routine maintenance today.