Car Mechanics (UK)
Below are shown the official change intervals for the various components. However, we recommend that these are at least halved.
Engine oil Every 10,000 miles or 12 months, whichever comes first
Oil type SAE 10W-40 semi-synthetic Capacity (service fill) 8 litres
Air filter Every 20,000 miles or three years
Spark plugs Every 20,000 miles. Use Champion RC9YCC or NGK BCPR6E-VG (or equivalent), gapped to 0.9mm
Firing order 1-5-3-6-2-4
Idle speed 800rpm 50rpm ±
Fuel filter Every 60,000 miles.
Brake fluid Every two years