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Keeping your Vehicle Properly Maintained Regularly

by | Jul 6, 2018 | Auto Repair, Car Care Tips, Maintained, Oil changes



An important task to do for your vehicle is to make sure it is maintained on a regular basis. This will help keep your vehicle operating efficiently when you drive. If there is an issue that you notice, make sure to schedule an appointment with us as soon as you can. By doing so, we can inspect the parts and components of the vehicle. By ignoring an issue, you may end up doing more harm to it. This is because parts will wear against one another and will need to be replaced. If you are not sure how often to bring the vehicle in for inspections, contact us and we can advise you on the appropriate schedule needed.










Check the fluids

You will want to check the fluid levels in your vehicle. The oil will have to be changed based on a recommended schedule as well. By replacing the oil, you can keep it thin and able to lubricate the engine properly. Without the oil, the moving parts of the engine can seize up and stop working altogether. It will also increase the amount of wear and tear that the parts have. If you notice that oil needs to be replaced more often, it can indicate a leak. This issue should be resolved quickly to help prevent any further expenses and damages to the vehicle.

Remember to check the Tires

The tires should also be inspected during maintenance checks. This should include the air pressure in each tire. Besides the air pressure, the tread will need to be inspected. The tread is important because it will help grip the surface of the road, especially when turning. If the road is wet and slick, poor tread will result in poor handling. This can make driving dangerous for you and those around you. Also make sure to check the spare tire on the vehicle. You will need to rely on the spare tire incase one of the regular tires has damage to it. This is why you will want to make sure the tire is in the best condition.