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2005 Chevy: 000 miles..I need to do some kind of tune up or something

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My 2005 Chevy Equinox has 105,000 miles on it. I am sure that I need to do some kind of tune up or something to it. The plugs have never been changed. Any recommendations for the 100,000 mark?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GMKindl replied 6 years ago.
Hello and welcome to back to Just Answer. Do you do mainly city or highway driving with your Equinox? What other maintenance has been done already?
Expert:  GMKindl replied 6 years ago.
GM recommends replacement of the spark plugs and transmission fluid at 100K miles. I would also recommend replacement of the rear differential and transfer case fluids if you have an all wheel drive model. Coolant should also be flushed at 5 yrs or 150K miles, it looks like you might be at the 5 yr mark. I also personally recommend flushing the brake fluid every 30-40k miles or 3 yrs. Brake fluid is hygroscopic, meaning it attracts water, and moisture in the system can cause corrosion inside the brake system. With expensive anti-lock brake valves and components this is a cheap insurance policy. A good general inspection is also recommended at 100k miles, this can be done at your dealer or a reputable independent repair facility. With regular preventative maintenance your Equinox will last you many more miles.

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