I just decided to make a thread to follow up major maintenance on this QX56.
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1/30/2016: 79,900 Bought my 2012 QX56 at Superior Auto Sales in Hamburg, NY. Drove it 1,500 miles home to Houston.
2/4/2016: 81,500 Oil change with Mobil 1 Extended Performance 5W30. So, full synthetic.
2/5/2016: 81,600 Changed all 8 spark plugs. Drain and fill power steering fluid.
2/12/2016: 81,700 Did coolant flush.
2/18/2016: 82,300. Bought life time balance and rotation on current tires. Bought lifetime alignment. Bleed brakes. Got my TX license plates.
2/22/2016: 82,444. Front and Rear differential fluid done. Brake fully flushed. Installed rear bumper protector.
3/3/2016: 83,300. Transfer case drain and fill done.
3/7/2016: 83,400. Transmission fluid drain and fill done.
4/3/2016: 85,000. Installed OEM front brake pads, OEM rear brake pads, new front and rear rotors, and changed my ac belt. Car feels great and stopping power is immediate.
4/22/2016: 85,400 Oil change with Castrol 5W30 Extended Performance with Titanium.
8/27/2016: 96,000 Replaced timing chain under recall. Changed front lower control arms, front shocks. Did oil change and alignment. Replaced driver side dvd headrest.
9/14/2016: 97,000 Replaced Air and cabin filters
11/11/2016: 98,000 Replaced Transmission Control Module. Did transmission fluid change
11/14/2016: 98,100 Did oil change
12/17/2016: 100,000 ODOMETER turned to 100,000 miles
1/30/2017: 101,000 Car turned ONE year old in my ownership. So put 21,200 miles in first year.
2/26/2017: 102,550 Did oil change. (CHECKENG! first occurrence)
4/3/2017: 104,630 Installed offroad tires. 305/45/22 Atturo Blade XT.
4/17/2017: 104,870 Discount tire balanced and rotated tires. Firestone did alignment.
5/12/2017: 107,850 Changed bank 1 catalytic converter, gaskets, oxygen sensor and bolts and nuts. Oil change done. Cabin filter and air filter changed.
8/3/2017: 117,600 Oil change. Mobil 1 EP with Mobil 1 EP filter
8/8/2017: 117,800 Installed new fog lamps housing and new led fog lamp bulbs
9/16/2017: 119,150. Changed bank 2 catalytic converter, gaskets, oxygen sensor, bolts and nuts. Changed all 8 spark plugs with new oem spark plugs. Changed 2 ignition coils on the 1st 2 spark plugs. Cabin filter and air filter changed.
1/30/2018: 121,300. 2nd birthday of my 2012 QX56. I put a total of 20,300 miles this past year.
2/15/2018: 121,500. Oil change. Used Valvoline High Mileage Synthetic fluid with Mobil 1 Extended Performance filter. Balance and rotate tires. 4 wheel alignment done.
4/20/2018: 126,000. Oil change. First time using 0W40. Used German Castrol Full synthetic 0W40, which oil spec for european high end sports cars. My QX loves it so far.
8/2/2018: 131,000. Oil change. Castrol 0W40 with mobil 1 extended performance filter. Changed air filter and cabin filter. I used my last 0W40 for exactly 5,060 miles.
8/29/2018: 131,200. Dealership replaced wheel hub, bearings and ABS/Speed sensor on both passenger front and rear wheels. Balanced and rotated tires. Alignment done.
12/20/2018: 132,750. Oil change. First time using 0W20 and also using a larger filter than oem. Valvoline high mileage with KN filter. Changed 2 PCV valves.
1/23/2019: 135,100. Dealership replaced driver side rear wheel hub, bearings and ABS/speed sensor under warranty.
1/30/2019: 135,175: 3 years of ownership. Did 13,875 miles this year.
1/30/2019: 135,200: Replaced spark plugs, front and rear brake pads. Last set of brand new brake pads lasted about 50,000 miles. Replaced driver side caliper assembly. Driver front outer tie rod end replaced. Replaced all 24 lug nuts on all wheels. Rear differential leaking. Removed the whole rear differential. Cleaned it, put it back together with new sealant and put new rear differential fluid.
2/28/2019: 135,450: Installed 4 brand new mud tires; 285/55/22 Yokohama Geolandar M/T G003, made in Japan! Larger size tires than stock, giving me 1' lift. Tire rubs, but had to modify fender a bit to avoid rub.
3/28/2019: 135,500: Oil change. This time using all 7 quarts of Penzoil 10W30 and still using a larger than oem filter K&N HP 4001.
CURRENT ODOMETER: 135,600
Will be updating as often as I can remember.
My 2012 QX56 has extended warranty until 145,500 miles on odometer and my warranty has already paid over $18,000 in warranty repairs.