Hyundai Tucson Owners Manual

Scheduled maintenance services
Maintenance / Scheduled maintenance services

Follow Normal Maintenance Schedule if the vehicle is usually operated where none of the following conditions apply. If any of the following conditions apply, you must follow the Maintenance Under Severe Usage Conditions.

  • Repeated short distance driving.
  • Driving in dusty conditions or sandy areas.
  • Extensive use of brakes.
  • Driving in areas where salt or other corrosive materials are used.
  • Driving on rough or muddy roads.
  • Driving in mountainous areas.
  • Extended periods of idling or low speed operation.
  • Driving for a prolonged period in cold temperatures and/or extremely humid climates.
  • More than 50% driving in heavy city traffic during hot weather above 90°F (32°C).

For additional information or assistance see your authorized HYUNDAI dealer.

Normal maintenance schedule

The following maintenance services must be performed to ensure good emission control and performance. Keep receipts for all vehicle emission services to protect your warranty. Where both mileage and time are shown, the frequency of service is determined by whichever occurs first.

*1 : If TOP TIER Detergent Gasoline is not available, one bottle of additive is recommended. Additives are available from your authorized HYUNDAI dealer along with information on how to use them. Do not mix other additives.

*2 : Fuel filter & Fuel tank air filter are considered to be maintenance free but periodic inspection is recommended for this maintenance schedule depends on fuel quality. If there are some important safety matters like fuel flow restriction, surging, loss of power, hard starting problem etc, replace the fuel filter immediately regardless of maintenance schedule and consult an authorized HYUNDAI dealer for details.

*3 : Transfer case oil and rear axle oil should be changed anytime they have been submerged in water.

*4 : Inspect for excessive valve noise and/or engine vibration and adjust if necessary. Have an authorized HYUNDAI dealer perform the operation.

*5 : The drive belt should be replaced when cracks occur or tension is reduced

❈ Inspect : Inspect and if necessary, adjust, correct, clean or replace.

7,500 miles (12,000 km) or 6 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Replace engine oil and filter (7,500 miles (12,000 km) or 12 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (7,500 miles (12,000 km) or 12 months)

15,000 miles (24,000 km) or 12 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect air conditioning refrigerant
  • Inspect brake hoses and lines
  • Inspect drive shafts and boots
  • Inspect exhaust pipe and muffler
  • Inspect front brake disc/pads, calipers
  • Inspect propeller shaft (AWD)
  • Inspect rear brake disc/pads
  • Inspect steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint
  • Inspect suspension mounting bolts
  • Replace climate control air filter (for evaporator and blower unit)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (15,000 miles (24,000 km) or 24 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (15,000 miles (24,000 km) or 24 months)

22,500 miles (36,000 km) or 18 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Replace engine oil and filter (22,500 miles (36,000 km) or 36 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (22,500 miles (36,000 km) or 36 months)

30,000 miles (48,000 km) or 24 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect air conditioning refrigerant
  • Inspect brake hoses and lines
  • Inspect drive shafts and boots
  • Inspect exhaust pipe and muffler
  • Inspect front brake disc/pads, calipers
  • Inspect propeller shaft (AWD)
  • Inspect rear brake disc/pads
  • Inspect steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint
  • Inspect suspension mounting bolts
  • Inspect brake fluid
  • Inspect fuel filter *2
  • Inspect fuel lines, fuel hoses and connections
  • Inspect fuel tank air filter (if equipped) *2
  • Inspect parking brake
  • Inspect vapor hose and fuel filler cap, fuel tank
  • Replace climate control air filter (for evaporator and blower unit)
  • Replace air cleaner filter
  • Replace engine oil and filter (30,000 miles (48,000 km) or 48 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (30,000 miles (48,000 km) or 48 months)

37,500 miles (60,000 km) or 30 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect rear axle oil (AWD) *3
  • Inspect transfer case oil (AWD) *3
  • Replace engine oil and filter (37,500 miles (60,000 km) or 60 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (37,500 miles (60,000 km) or 60 months)

45,000 miles (72,000 km) or 36 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect air conditioning refrigerant
  • Inspect brake hoses and lines
  • Inspect drive shafts and boots
  • Inspect exhaust pipe and muffler
  • Inspect front brake disc/pads, calipers
  • Inspect propeller shaft (AWD)
  • Inspect rear brake disc/pads
  • Inspect steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint
  • Inspect suspension mounting bolts
  • Replace climate control air filter (for evaporator and blower unit)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (45,000 miles (72,000 km) or 72 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (45,000 miles (72,000 km) or 72 months)

52,500 miles (84,000 km) or 42 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Replace engine oil and filter (52,500 miles (84,000 km) or 84 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (52,500 miles (84,000 km) or 84 months)

60,000 miles (96,000 km) or 48 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect air conditioning refrigerant
  • Inspect brake hoses and lines
  • Inspect drive shafts and boots
  • Inspect exhaust pipe and muffler
  • Inspect front brake disc/pads, calipers
  • Inspect propeller shaft (AWD)
  • Inspect rear brake disc/pads
  • Inspect steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint
  • Inspect suspension mounting bolts
  • Inspect brake fluid
  • Inspect fuel filter *2
  • Inspect fuel lines, fuel hoses and connections
  • Inspect fuel tank air filter *2
  • Inspect parking brake
  • Inspect vapor hose and fuel filler cap, fuel tank
  • Inspect valve clearance (for Theta II 2.4) *4
  • Inspect drive belts (First, 60,000 miles (96,000 km) or 72 months after every 15,000 miles (24,000 km) or 24 months) *5
  • Replace climate control air filter (for evaporator and blower unit)
  • Replace air cleaner filter
  • Replace engine oil and filter (60,000 miles (96,000 km) or 96 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (60,000 miles (96,000 km) or 96 months)

67,500 miles (108,000 km) or 54 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Replace engine oil and filter (67,500 miles (108,000 km) or 108 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (67,500 miles (108,000 km) or 108 months)

75,000 miles (120,000 km) or 60 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect air conditioning refrigerant
  • Inspect brake hoses and lines
  • Inspect drive shafts and boots
  • Inspect exhaust pipe and muffler
  • Inspect front brake disc/pads, calipers
  • Inspect propeller shaft (AWD)
  • Inspect rear brake disc/pads
  • Inspect steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint
  • Inspect suspension mounting bolts
  • Inspect rear axle oil (AWD) *3
  • Inspect transfer case oil (AWD) *3
  • Inspect drive belts (First, 60,000 miles (96,000 km) or 72 months after every 15,000 miles (24,000 km) or 24 months)*5
  • Replace climate control air filter (for evaporator and blower unit)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (75,000 miles (120,000 km) or 120 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (75,000 miles (120,000 km) or 120 months)

82,500 miles (132,000 km) or 66 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Replace engine oil and filter (82,500 miles (132,000 km) or 132 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (82,500 miles (132,000 km) or 132 months)

90,000 miles (144,000 km) or 72 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect air conditioning refrigerant
  • Inspect brake hoses and lines
  • Inspect drive shafts and boots
  • Inspect exhaust pipe and muffler
  • Inspect front brake disc/pads, calipers
  • Inspect propeller shaft (AWD)
  • Inspect rear brake disc/pads
  • Inspect steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint
  • Inspect suspension mounting bolts
  • Inspect brake fluid
  • Inspect fuel filter *2
  • Inspect fuel lines, fuel hoses and connections
  • Inspect fuel tank air filter *2
  • Inspect parking brake
  • Inspect vapor hose and fuel filler cap, fuel tank
  • Inspect drive belts (First, 60,000 miles (96,000 km) or 72 months after every 15,000 miles (24,000 km) or 24 months) *5
  • Replace climate control air filter (for evaporator and blower unit)
  • Replace air cleaner filter
  •  Replace engine oil and filter (90,000 miles (144,000 km) or 144 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (90,000 miles (144,000 km) or 144 months)

97,500 miles (156,000 km) or 78 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Replace engine oil and filter (97,500 miles (156,000 km) or 156 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (97,500 miles (156,000 km) or 156 months)

105,000 miles (168,000 km) or 84 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect air conditioning refrigerant
  • Inspect brake hoses and lines
  • Inspect drive shafts and boots
  • Inspect exhaust pipe and muffler
  • Inspect front brake disc/pads, calipers
  • Inspect propeller shaft (AWD)
  • Inspect rear brake disc/pads
  • Inspect steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint
  • Inspect suspension mounting bolts
  • Inspect drive belts (First, 60,000 miles (96,000 km) or 72 months after every 15,000 miles (24,000 km) or 24 months) *5
  • Replace climate control air filter (for evaporator and blower unit)
  • Replace spark plugs (iridium coated)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (105,000 miles (168,000 km) or 168 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (105,000 miles (168,000 km) or 168 months)

112,500 miles (180,000 km) or 90 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect rear axle oil (AWD) *3
  • Inspect transfer case oil (AWD) *3
  • Replace engine oil and filter (112,500 miles (180,000 km) or 180 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (112,500 miles (180,000 km) or 180 months)

120,000 miles (192,000 km) or 96 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect air conditioning refrigerant
  • Inspect brake hoses and lines
  • Inspect drive shafts and boots
  • Inspect exhaust pipe and muffler
  • Inspect front brake disc/pads, calipers
  • Inspect propeller shaft (AWD)
  • Inspect rear brake disc/pads
  • Inspect steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint
  • Inspect suspension mounting bolts
  • Inspect brake fluid
  • Inspect fuel filter *2
  • Inspect fuel lines, fuel hoses and connections
  • Inspect fuel tank air filter *2
  • Inspect parking brake
  • Inspect vapor hose and fuel filler cap, fuel tank
  • Inspect valve clearance (for Theta 2.4) *4
  • Inspect drive belts (First, 60,000 miles (96,000 km) or 72 months after every 15,000 miles (24,000 km) or 24 months) *5
  • Replace climate control air filter (for evaporator and blower unit)
  • Replace air cleaner filter
  • Replace engine oil and filter (120,000 miles (192,000 km) or 192 months)
  • Replace coolant (First, 120,000 miles (192,000 km) or 120 months after every 30,000 miles (48,000 km) or 24 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (120,000 miles (192,000 km) or 192 months)

127,500 miles (204,000 km) or 102 month

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Replace engine oil and filter (127,500 miles (204,000 km) or 204 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (127,500 miles (204,000 km) or 204 months)

135,000 miles (216,000 km) or 108 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect air conditioning refrigerant
  • Inspect brake hoses and lines
  • Inspect drive shafts and boots
  • Inspect exhaust pipe and muffler
  • Inspect front brake disc/pads, calipers
  • Inspect propeller shaft (AWD)
  • Inspect rear brake disc/pads
  • Inspect steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint
  • Inspect suspension mounting bolts
  • Inspect drive belts (First, 60,000 miles (96,000 km) or 72 months after every 15,000 miles (24,000 km) or 24 months) *5
  • Replace climate control air filter (for evaporator and blower unit)
  • Replace engine oil and filter (135,000 miles (216,000 km) or 216 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (135,000 miles (216,000 km) or 216 months)

142,500 miles (228,000 km) or 114 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect air cleaner filter
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Replace engine oil and filter (142,500 miles (228,000 km) or 228 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (142,500 miles (228,000 km) or 228 months)

150,000 miles (240,000 km) or 120 months

  • Rotating tires
  • Inspect vacuum hose
  • Inspect air conditioning refrigerant
  • Inspect brake hoses and lines
  • Inspect drive shafts and boots
  • Inspect exhaust pipe and muffler
  • Inspect front brake disc/pads, calipers
  • Inspect propeller shaft (AWD)
  • Inspect rear brake disc/pads
  • Inspect steering gear box, linkage & boots/lower arm ball joint, upper arm ball joint
  • Inspect suspension mounting bolts
  • Inspect brake fluid
  • Inspect fuel filter *2
  • Inspect fuel lines, fuel hoses and connections
  • Inspect fuel tank air filter *2
  • Inspect parking brake
  • Inspect vapor hose and fuel filler cap, fuel tank
  • Inspect rear axle oil (AWD) *3
  • Inspect transfer case oil (AWD) *3
  • Inspect drive belts (First, 60,000 miles (96,000 km) or 72 months after every 15,000 miles (24,000 km) or 24 months) *5
  • Replace climate control air filter (for evaporator and blower unit)
  • Replace air cleaner filter
  • Replace engine oil and filter (150,000 miles (240,000 km) or 240 months)
  • Replace coolant (First, 120,000 miles (192,000 km) or 120 months after every 30,000 miles (48,000 km) or 24 months)
  • Add fuel additive *1 (150,000 miles (240,000 km) or 240 months)

✽ NOTICE

After 120 months or 150,000 miles (240,000 km) continue to follow the prescribed maintenance intervals.

Maintenance under severe usage conditions

The following items must be serviced more frequently on cars normally used under severe driving conditions. Refer to the chart below for the appropriate maintenance intervals.

R: Replace

I: Inspect and, after inspection, clean, adjust, repair or replace if necessary

Hyundai Tucson: Scheduled maintenance services.


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