Your car is a well-oiled machine, however, it needs regular maintenance in order to keep it running smoothly long term! Here are a few helpful tips we think will come in handy in order to keep your car “healthy” and running without problem. Read more for our car maintenance tips!
Check Your Tires – Often
Make sure you check your tire pressure often! Underinflated tires can cause serious accidents! Use a pressure gauge to test them at least once a month and check your cars recommended pressure weight to make sure your tires are accurate. Don’t have your car’s manual? There should be a sticker on the inside of either the driver or passenger doors that lists each tire pressure weight. Rotate your tires! Have your tires rotated every 6,000 miles or every other oil change!
You Never Know When It’ll Rain
Weather can be predicted to a certain extent – but the worst feeling is when unexpected rain hits and your windshield wipers don’t work very well – or at all! It is super dangerous for yourself and other drivers on the road if your vision was impaired due to poor windshield wipers. If you need to install or purchase new windshield wipers – we can help with that!
Spark plugs don’t need to be replaced every year, only approximately every three years depending on how often you drive. Typically every 30,000 the spark plugs should be changed out. Changing your spark plugs is a way of assuring you get top performance and efficiency from your vehicle. When you bring your car in for regular maintenance we will definitely let you know if your spark plugs need to be changed out!
Spending a little bit more upfront on your car can really help the lifespan of the vehicle. A well-kept vehicle is much better than a neglected one! We are a family owned and operated auto shop and are here to help you every step of the way when it comes to keeping your vehicle healthy. Schedule an appointment and we will be happy to take a look at your vehicle!