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Car maintenance tips that run costs down and prolong your car's life

Akinsojix 06/25/2020

When you own a car, car maintenance becomes your responsibility. Yes, it can be time consuming and expensive, but the investment you make now will save your money down the road.

Some people forget to do their responsibility on their car maintenance. Mind you your car won't magically take care of itself.

Keeping your car running well lies on maintenance routines, much less-frequent service is needed. To prolong your car's life and keeping running costs down you need create a schedule on maintaining your car.

Here are tips that will keep your car to stays in perfect shape.

1. Create a service schedule and stick to it View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

2. Check the engine oil View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

it should be done regularly-monthly for a car in good condition. Check more often if notice an 

oil leak, find and fix it soon. To get accurate dipstick reading park your car on level ground. 

Change the oil every 5,000 miles.

3. Change filters regularly View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Car's oil filter and air filter become clogged over time. Renewing them regularly is very 

important. Change the air filter every 12,000 miles.

4. Replace spark plugs View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

plugs replacing is a straightforward job yourself to optimize your engine's performance

5. Check tire air pressure View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

check once a month and before any extended road tips.

6. Maintain your car's battery View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

If you don't use your car for long periods of time, the battery will degrade and go flat.

7. Rotate your tires every 5,000 to 10,000 miles. View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

8. Check your brakes before any extended road tips.

9. Clean your radiator always View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

prevent overheating by removing debris with a soft brush and washing the outside of the 

radiator with a detergent solution.

10. Drive smoothly View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Look well ahead to reduce the need for sudden braking.

11. Use your AC View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

“use it or lose it” is a phrase that could be applied to air condition. Leaving your AC off may 

save fuel, but your could end up with a bill for regassing instead.

12. Keep your car clean View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

13. Keep it covered when it is in garage View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

14. Keep the weight down when moving on a long track View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Source: opera.com
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Top Comments
AbiodunEmma · 07/1/2020
Many thanks
GUEST_dGnZrBLZw · 06/26/2020
thank you for the tips
Jons · 06/25/2020
Thanks

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