OldCamry_2006

Servicing - maintaining a 2006 Camry with 275,000 kms

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Hi all 

I have an old, but very fit 2006 camry - ACV36r - sportivo . 

The engine, suspension and gearbox feels smooth and doesn't feel like it has 270k kms on it.. 

I would like to know what can i do to keep it running and keeping me on the road. obviously , i'd like to keep the costs to a minimum

thanks

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Keep doing what you have been doing.

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Personally, I do my own servicing so I keep a spreadsheet record of the details for all maintenance activity including date, odometer reading, details of servicing performed and $ spent. Also prepared details of planned servicing for each servicing interval for the next 2-3 years.

My main focus is change of engine oil and filters every 5,000 km and change of transmission oil and filter every 75-50,000 km or 3 years.

I check and replace the fluids in the reservoirs for the brake, power steering and coolant on a regular basis, at least annually.

When servicing, check the rubber boots on the drive shafts and steering arms for any damage. I also clean the throttle body and idle control valve whenever the air filter is checked/cleaned/replaced.

Overall, a great believer in preventative maintenance and having a reliable vehicle.

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