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Part A: Scheduled Maintenance Services
Using Your Maintenance Schedule
We at General Motors want to help you keep your vehicle in gun-ti working condition. But we dnn'i know exactly how you'll drive it. You may drive very short distances only a few times a week. Or you may drive long distances all the time in very hot, dosty weather. You may use your vehicle in making deliveries. Or you may drive it to work. to do errands or in many other ways.
Because of all the different ways people use their GM vehicles. maintenance needs vary. You may even need more frequent checks and replacements than you'll ﬁnd in the schedules in this secLion. So please read this
section. and note how you drive. if you have any questions on how In keep your vehicle in good ctmdilion1 see your Buick dealer,
This part tells you the maintenance services you should have done and when you should schedule them. If you go to your dealer for your service needs. you'll ltnow that GM-vmtined and supported service people will perform the work using genuine GM pans.
The proper ﬂuids and lubricants to use are listed in Part D. Maire sum whoever services your vehicle uses these. All parts should be replaced and all necessary
repairs done before you or anyone else drives the vehicle.
These schedules are for vehicles that:
o carry passengers and cargo within recommended limits. You will ﬁnd them limits on your vehicle‘s ﬁre-Loading information label. See “Loading Your Vehicle" in the index.
0 are driven on reasonable road surfaces within legal driving limits.
0 use the recommended fuel. See “Fuel“ in the Index.
Selecting the Right. Schedule
First you'll need to decide which of the two schedules is right for your vehicle. Here's how to decide which schedule to follow: