Opel Corsa B 1993–2000 Service and Repair Manual: Maintenance schedule

Every 250 miles (400 km) or weekly

  • See Weekly checks

Every 9000 miles (15 000 km) or 6 months, whichever comes first

  • Renew the engine oil and filter - early (pre-1987) models

Every 9000 miles (15 000 km) or 12 months, whichever comes first

  • Renew the engine oil and filter - later (1987-on) models
  • Renew the spark plugs
  • Check and adjust the valve clearances - 1.2 litre models
  • Check all underbonnet and underbody components, pipes and hoses for leaks
  • Check the condition of the auxiliary drivebelt, and renew if necessary
  • Check the ignition system components and renew the contact breaker points
  • Check idle speed and mixture adjustments
  • Clean the fuel pump filter (carburettor models)
  • Check the throttle cable adjustment
  • Check the automatic transmission fluid level
  • Check the operation of the horn, all lights, and the wipers and washers
  • Check the condition of the wiper blades
  • Check the tightness of the roadwheel bolts
  • Check the condition of the front, and rear (where fitted) brake pads (renew if necessary), and the calipers and discs
  • Check the rear wheel bearings adjustment
  • Check the handbrake adjustment
  • Check the driveshaft CV joints and gaiters for condition
  • Lubricate locks and hinges
  • Check the exhaust system for condition and security
  • Road test the vehicle

Every 18 000 miles (30 000 km) or 12 months, whichever comes first

In addition to all the items listed previously, carry out the following:

  • Renew the air cleaner filter element
  • Renew the fuel filter (fuel injection models)
  • Clean the carburettor fuel inlet filter
  • Check the manual transmission oil level
  • Check the clutch adjustment
  • Check the condition of the rear brake shoes (renew if necessary), wheel cylinders and drums
  • Renew the brake fluid
  • Check the headlamp alignment

Every 2 years (regardless of mileage)

In addition to all the relevant items listed previously, carry out the following:

  • Renew the coolant

Every 36 000 miles (60 000 km) or 4 years, whichever comes first

In addition to all the relevant items listed previously, carry out the following:

  • Renew the automatic transmission fluid
  • Renew the camshaft toothed belt - 1.3, 1.4, 1.6, 1.8 and 2.0 litre 8-valve engines, 2.0 litre 16-valve engines

Every 54 000 miles (90 000 km) or 3 years, whichever comes first

In addition to all the relevant items listed previously, carry out the following:

  • Renew the braking system seals and hose
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