An Oil change?
That's not vehicle maintenance. That is engine lubrication system
maintenance. To call this a service interval is to ignore 90%
of the vehicle.
Most people's definition of maintenance: getting something fixed
when it breaks. My friends, this is not maintenance, it's repair.
We would be happier if we did more maintenance and less repair.
We actually make more profit, and have happier customers that
bring others back. It forms a good reputation.
The perfect maintenance schedule would mean NO REPAIRS. Things
break because they wear out. If those parts are lubricated, they
don't break. If something is wearing out, it's better to have
it discovered in the shop than displayed on the side of the freeway.
A small leak turns into a big leak, then turns into other broken
So, what do you think is cheaper? A drive through oil change under
the corner cartoon character? Or someone that knows your car looking
it over like a surgeon.