10 Easy Tips to maintain your Car well

Sponsored post.” Maintaining your car means that it will be your friend for longer and you won’t need to spend as much on your Servicing Bills! I have been super blessed that my Dad shared these Easy Tips to maintain your Car well with me years back. These easy – peasy tips tell me how to consciously take care of my car!

10 Easy Tips to maintain your Car well
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Every time I see a great car on the road, Husband and I start talking about the kind of maintenance that Car needs. Every Car that has lasted for years, has done only so because of excellent and timely care. Maintenance is the thing that keeps your car going great! So here I am sharing Easy Tips to maintain your Car well!

Tips to maintain your Car well

10 Easy Tips to maintain your Car well!

 

  1. Check and change the oil.

    Tips to maintain your Car wellNo single step will help an engine last more than regular oil and filter changes will. Conversely, nothing will destroy an engine faster than neglecting oil-level checks or fresh-oil changes. Every 3000-3500miles or according to the manufacturer’s instructions change the oil!

  2. Tires!

    a121213332Check every other day for Pressure at the Petrol pump and every maintenance ask the mechanic to check the  tires! Don’t keep the tires beyond their lifeline because this could lead to accidents!

  3. Keep it clean

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    While washing the outside of the vehicle is obvious, most everything on the road can also get stuck to the underside. Hosing off is a good idea.

  4. Lubrication

    Anything that is moving needs grease! Good Lubrication is essential! Check and get it lubricated regularly!

  5. The Battery!

    Image result for batter inside a carGet the Batteries checked during servicing and even otherwise! The Batteries are susceptible to corrosion, so getting it cleaned it crucial! Also most batteries need to be replaced after sometime, so keep a check and get it done and also check the alternator when you do it!

  6. The Brakes!

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    The braking systems in our cars are to be replaced periodically to maintain maximum braking efficiency. The minute there is any issue with the brake, take your car to have the brakes checked immediately. There are too many accidents on the road because of brakes failing!

  7. Belts

    Have you heard that weird, squealing sound from the car when it starts, so irritating and embarrassing! Check the belts or have them checked regularly for wear and tension. Very loose belts make that loud squealing sound. You belts need to be checked if you hear that sound!

  8. Windshield wipers

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    Check if your Windshield Wipers are worn because after a while they to wear out and then they don’t function properly. You can either replace a part or the whole thing, it is not expensive at all

  9. Interiors

    Image result for cleaninf the inside carVacuuming and cleaning the interiors and keeping them fresh and sparkling over all always makes me happy!

  10. Emission test

    Image result for emission test carsGet your PUC or Emission Test done regularly! Not only is it important document because it is mandatory to have it, it also helps in maintaining the car well. So if there is an issue, you can get it serviced and fixed immediately

Above all, drive safely. Always try to keep a good distance from vehicles up-front, especially because even a tiny debris can cause a lot of harm to the wind-shield and the outer body of the car! Check out Cars.com for some great deals!

 

 

 

27 Comments

  1. Reminds me of my conversations with my Dad. We would have discussions around how to maintain the car well when I started driving and after he picked up a new car. Can’t wait to have one of my own. 🙂

  2. It is very important to maintain your car just the way we look after other belongings. Getting it inspected once a year is essential to ensure it’s functioning.

  3. My hubby loves his car and a major part of his weekends goes in testing all this i guess …but one thing is for for sure the points mentioned here will ensure a healthy car with no unaccepted break downs for sure ,,

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