Welcome to Richmond Auto Clinic!
Welcome To Richmond Auto Clinic
Mechanical & Technical Services
Richmond Auto Clinic Specials!
Richmond Auto Clinic Lotus Catalog
Richmond Auto Clinic Prize Winners
Richmond Auto Clinic Backyard Mechanic
Richmond Auto Clinic FAQ
Check out our Photo Galleries!
Richmond Auto Clinic Links
Richmond Auto Clinic Staff
For Sale At Richmond Auto Clinic!
Contact Richmond Auto Clinic Today!
Richmond Auto Clinic - Complete AirCare Specialists!
Richmond Auto Clinic - T-Tech Specialists!
We are a CAA approved auto repair clinic!
Get your Lotus car parts here!

Preventative Maintenance:

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Recommended at least
Recommended at least
Recommended at least
Recommended at least
3 to 4 times a year or every 4,800 to 12,000 km
Yearly or every 24,000 km
Every two years or 48,000 km
Every four years or 96,000 km
Level Includes :

Level Includes : all of level 1 plus the following

Level Includes : all of level 1 and 2 plus the following
Level Includes : all of level 1, 2 and 3 plus the following
  • Oil change
  • Oil filter replacement
  • Inspection of the follwing fluids and topping up when necessary : Cooling system, brake, power steering, transmission, windshield washer
  • Drive belt inspection
  • Lubrication of hinges, locks and latches.
  • Lubrication of chassis, steering and suspension components (if applicable)
  • Visual inspection of front/rear wheel drive systems, steering system, suspension components, universal joints and boots
  • Leak detection
  • Visual inspection of exhaust system
  • Tire inspection and air pressure adjustment
  • Outside light inspection (replacement when necessary)
  • Windshield wiper inspection (replacement when necessary)
  • Horn inspection
  • Thorough road test
  • Wheel alignment
  • Tire rotation/balancing, spare tire inspection
  • Servicing of braking system : dissassembly and inspection of primary components at all 4 wheels, cleaning, lubrication/reassembly, adjustment of brake shoes (when applicable), inspection of flexible and rigid brake lines
  • Air filter inspection, replacement if required
  • Inspection of passenger compartment air filter(s)/pollen filter(s), replacement if required
  • Inspection of battery , charging system and connections
  • Drive belt inspection, replacement if required
  • Cooling system inspection: pressure test, antifreeze density measurement, inspection of hoses and clamps
  • External cleaning of radiator and air conditioning condenser
  • Inspection of transmission
  • Thorough inspection of : steering system, suspension components, powertrain
  • Inspection and lubrication of : accelerator linkages, shifter linkages, spare tire retractor (below vehicle), parking brake cables and linkages.
  • Flushing and replacement of : cooling fluid, transmission fluid and filter, differential lubricant, hydraulic brake fluid, hydraulic power steering fluid, transfer case lubricant (4x4)
  • Ignition system inspection
  • Spark plug inspection, replacement if required
  • Performance test on heating and air conditioning systems
  • Fuel filter replacement
  • Gas fumes collection system inspection
  • Clutch system inspection
  • Compliancee check of airbag system and seatbelt retractors
  • Read computer codes
  • PCV vaolve replacement
Level 3 maintenance is also recommended upon the purchase of any vehicle with unknown service history, since all fluids must be drained and replaced.
  • Timing belt replacement
  • Spark plug replacement
  • Ignition cable replacement
  • Injection system cleaning
  • Ignition advance testing (if applicable)
Levels 1, 2, 3 & 4

When performing level 1, 2, 3 and 4 services, we also advise you whether additional servicing specific to your vehicle is required.

For more info, see www.autoproservice.com