Periodic inspection and maintenance schedule Lancer X

Maintenance item
Maintenance
operation
Maintenance interval
OPERATIONS INSIDE THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT
A1
Check drive belt for cracks, fraying, wear, and adjust its tension
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
A2
Check intake air hose for damage (vehicles with a turbocharger)
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
A3
Replace engine timing belt (except vehicles with timing chain)
Inspection
Every 120,000 km
A4
Check operation of crankcase emission control system
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
A5
Replace spark plugs
Iridium-tipped type
Replace
Every 90,000 km
A6
Check valve clearance
(except vehicles with autolash adjuster)
Petrol-powered vehicles without a turbocharger
Inspection
Every 90,000 km
Petrol-powered vehicles with a turbocharger
Inspection
Every 90,000 km (If valve noise increases, check valve clearance additinally to the scheduled service.)
A7
Check radiator hoses for damage and proper connection
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
A8
Check engine coolant level in reservoir
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
A9
Change engine coolant
Change
Every 60,000 km or every 4 years
A10
Check air cleaner element for clogging and damage
Inspection
Normal
usage
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
Severe
usage
Every 7,500 km or every 6 months
A11
Replace air cleaner element
Replace
Normal
usage
Every 45,000 km or every 3 years
Severe
usage
More frequently
A12
Check fluid level in brake reservoir and clutch reservoir
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
A13
Change brake fluid
Change
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
A14
Check battery condition
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
A15
Replace fuel filter
Petrol-powered vehicle
Replace
Every 150,000 km or every 10 years
Diesel-powered vehicle
Replace
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
A16
Check diesel particulate filter
Inspection
At 150,000 km *1
OPERATIONS UNDER THE VEHICLE
B1
Check suspension system for damage and looseness
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
B2
Check suspension arm ball joints for play, and dust covers for damage
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
B3
Check driveshaft boots for damage
Inspection
Normal
usage
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
Severe
usage
Every 7,500 km
B4
Check steering linkage for damage and loose connections (including seals and boots)
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
B5
Check manual transmission for oil leakage (In case of leakage, check the oil level)
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
B6
Check twin clutch SST for oil leakage (In case of leakage, check the oil level)
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
B7
Check transfer for oil leakage (In case of leakage, check the oil level)
Without ACD
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
With ACD
Inspection
Every 20,000 km
B8
Change gear oil in manual transmission
Change
Normal
usage
Every 195,000 km
Severe
usage
Every 90,000 km
B9
Change gear oil in twin clutch SST
Change
Normal
usage
Every 105,000 km
Severe
usage
Every 45,000 km
B10
Change gear oil in transfer
Without ACD
Change
Normal
usage
Every 75,000 km
Severe
usage
Every 45,000 km
With ACD
Change
Normal
usage
Every 40,000 km
Severe
usage
Every 20,000 km
B11
Check rear differential for oil leakage (In case of leakage, check the oil level)
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
B12
Cehck fluid level in oil reservoir tank (with ACD)
Inspection
Every 20,000 km
B13
Change gear oil in rear differential
Conventional differential
Change
Normal
usage
Every 90,000 km
Severe
usage
Every 45,000 km
Mechanical type LSD
Change
Normal
usage
Every 60,000 km
Severe
usage
Every 30,000 km
B14
Check exhaust pipe connections for gas leakage, and check pipe installation
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
OPERATIONS INSIDE THE VEHICLE
C1
Check brake pedal and clutch pedal for free play
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
C2
Check parking brake lever stroke and play
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
C3
Replace air purifier filter
Replace
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
OPERATIONS OUTSIDE THE VEHICLE
D1
Check wheel alignment
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
D2
Check front and rear wheel bearings for play
Inspection
Every 60,000 km or every 4 years
D3
Check brake hoses and pipes for leakage
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
D4
Check brake pads and discs for wear
Inspection
Normal
usage
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
Severe
usage
Every 7,500 km or every 6 months
D5
Check brake shoe linings and drums (drum in disc) for wear
Inspection
Normal
usage
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
Severe
usage
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
D6
Check fuel hoses and pipes for leakage or deterioration
Inspection
Every 30,000 km or every 2 years
OPERATIONS AFTER ENGINE IS WARMED UP
E1
Check fluid level in automatic transmission and CVT
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
E2
Change automatic transmission fluid and CVT fluid
Change
Normal
usage
Every 90,000 km
Severe
usage
Every 45,000 km
E3
Change engine oil
Petrol-powered vehicles without a turbocharger
Change
Normal
usage
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
Severe
usage
Every 7,500 km
Petrol-powered vehicles with a turbocharger
Change
Normal
usage
Every 7,500 km or every 6 months
Severe
usage
Every 5,000 km
Diesel-powered vehicles
Change
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
E4
Replace engine oil filter
Petrol-powered vehicles without a turbocharger
Replace
Normal
usage
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
Severe
usage
Every 7,500 km
Petrol-powered vehicles with a turbocharger
Replace
Normal
usage
Every 7,500 km or every 6 months
Severe
usage
Every 5,000 km
Diesel-powered vehicles
Replace
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
E5
Check engine idling speed
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
E6
Check CO concentration
(petrol-powered vehicles)
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months
E7
Check exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system
Inspection
Every 60,000 km or every 4 years
OTHERS
F1
Check body condition for damage
Inspection
Every year
F2
Road test
Inspection
Every 15,000 km or every 12 months

*1: If the PM deposition within the standard value, run the vehicle for 30,000 km furthermore and check it again. If the PM deposition is outside the standard value, replace the DPF. After replacement, run the vehicle for 150,000 km and check it. NOTE: "Severe usage" specifications apply to only vehicles used under severe operating conditions. Severe operating conditions include the followings cases: 

1. Driving in dusty area.
2. Driving on rough roads, on submerged roads, or hilly areas.
3. Driving cold zones.
4. Engine idling for a long time or short-distance travel during cold weather.
5. Frequent, sudden application of brakes.
6. Towing of a trailer.
7. Use as a taxi or as a rent-a-car.
8. When more than 50% of driving is in heavy city traffic and the ambient temperature is 32°C or more.
9. When more than 50% of driving is at 120 km/h or more and the ambient temperature is 30°C or more.