All Your Hyundai Service Questions Answered at Dick's Hillsboro Hyundai!

It's safe to say that all drivers want their vehicle to last a long time. One of the most effective ways to extend your car's life is to perform regular maintenance. The service department here at Dick's Hillsboro Hyundai is ready to get to work and uphold your vehicle's quality throughout the years. We want you to be our partner in preserving your car, so we've put together a list filled with answers to our most-asked questions, just for you.

Service FAQs

Do You Offer Home-Delivery Services?

Yes! We are currently giving drivers several options to get the Dick's Hillsboro Hyundai experience from your front door in Beaverton and beyond. Home offerings include video walkarounds of vehicles, inventory test drives, delivery of your purchase, as well as pick-up and drop-off maintenance.

Why Should I Have My Car Frequently Serviced?

Ensuring that your vehicle is well-maintained is one of the most important aspects of car ownership. Knowing that every piece of your hatchback, sedan, or SUV is in perfect condition helps you drive with confidence and prevent unexpected breakdowns. Staying up-to-date on regularly scheduled services such as tire rotations, oil changes, and wheel alignments can keep your car - and its passengers - as safe as possible.

How Can I Tell When it's Time for Service?

There are two main ways to tell when it's time to bring your Hyundai to our Service Center - either a warning light on your car's dashboard is turned on, or it has been a certain number of days or miles since your last performed service. If one of the lights on your vehicle's dashboard is illuminated, we ask that you schedule an appointment with us at your earliest convenience. This way, we can perform any necessary maintenance and get you safely back on the road.

How Often Should I Get an Oil Change?

Hyundai recommends that owners change the oil in their hatchback, sedan, or SUV every 6,000-7,500-miles. If you frequently drive in more taxing conditions, like downtown Portland, it is suggested that you receive an oil change every 4,500-5,000-miles. Always consult your owner's manual for information related to your specific model, including which grade of oil to ask your technician for.

How Often Should I Check Fluid Levels?

To preserve the quality of your vehicle, Hyundai recommends that owners check fluids twice a year, or every 4,000-miles. This can vary for older models, so be sure to check your owner's manual or determine a schedule with one of our Service Team members.

When Should I Change My Cabin Air Filter?

For newer models like the Hyundai Sonata, it's a good idea to replace your cabin air filter every two years. It is advised to have your filter inspected at more frequent intervals to ensure speedy replacement if you want to achieve maximum filtration quality.

How Often Should I Get My Brakes Checked?

Your brake pads, disc brakes, lines, hoses, and connections should all be inspected every six months, or every 7,500-miles according to the owner's manuals of popular models, like the Hyundai Palisade. If you travel to the mountains near Vancouver, WA, you'll want to know that you have a solid set of brakes on your car.

When Should I Replace My Car's Battery?

You will know it's time to change your battery if you notice any of the following signs: delayed engine start, frequent need for a jump-start, or difficulty turning on in cold weather.

When Should I Get My Tires Rotated?

The owner's manual for the Hyundai Elantra and several other popular models suggest rotating your tires every six months or after every 7,500-miles driven.

How Often Should I Replace My Tires?

The best way to prolong the life of your tires is to keep them properly inflated and serviced with rotations. Still, your tires will naturally wear down over time. Hyundai recommends that you use a quarter to determine if your tires need replacing. Insert the quarter upside-down into the tread of the tire. When you can see the top of George Washington's head poking out of the tread, it's time to replace that tire! Additionally, you should be replacing your tires if they are damaged by a blowout, puncture, or complete air loss.

Do I Need an Appointment to Service My Hyundai?

We prefer that customers make appointments to see our Service Center technicians. This can be done using our easy online form or by placing a call to our Service department. Our dealership is located just over one-hour outside of Salem, making us a convenient stop along the way to the Greater Portland area.


Dick's Hillsboro Hyundai

2871 SE Tualatin Valley Hwy
Directions Hillsboro, OR 97123

  • Sales: 844-419-5767
  • Service: (866) 843-8515
  • Parts: (866) 847-1196

Service Center Hours

  • Monday 7:30AM-6:00PM
  • Tuesday 7:30AM-6:00PM
  • Wednesday 7:30AM-6:00PM
  • Thursday 7:30AM-6:00PM
  • Friday 7:30AM-6:00PM
  • Saturday 8:00AM-4:00PM
  • Sunday Closed

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