200,000 Recommended Maintenance

Technical info on the Pontiac Vibe and Toyota Matrix including do-it-yourself info
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200,000 Recommended Maintenance

Post by 16schec » Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:27 am

Getting very close to the 200,000 mark on my 2003 Vibe. Does anyone have any recommendations for work to be done to the car to keep it running to 300?

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Re: 200,000 Recommended Maintenance

Post by Caretaker » Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:57 am

Just the obvious: all fluids exchanged regularly; spark plugs and ignition coils every 80,000 or so. At 18 + years old, I'd certainly have a backup warming up in the bullpen. I think the worst error car owners make is not knowing what comes next when their car suffers a catastrophic breakdown or gets totaled.
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