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Preventative Maintenance: Three Things to Never Overlook

If you want your vehicle to last as long as possible, you must become familiar with the service intervals recommended by your manufacturer. When you give your vehicle the attention it deserves, you may be surprised at how long it performs as expected.

When it comes to preventative maintenance, there are many things you should be doing. Here are three that should never be overlooked:

1. Regular oil changes. Once you know how often your vehicle’s oil should be changed, it is essential to keep on schedule. This may be tedious, but it is one of the best things you can do to prolong the life of your vehicle.

2. Fluid checks. When was the last time you checked your antifreeze, coolant, and power steering fluids? If you don’t know the answer to this question, now is the time to take a closer look.

You may not think these fluids need to be changed often, and you are right to a certain degree, but that doesn’t mean you should overlook the importance of checking from time to time.

Tip: just the same as your vehicle’s oil, your manufacturer will recommend when these other fluids should be changed.

3. Tires. There are not many things more dangerous than driving on a damaged tire. Along with this, you never want to take to the road if your tires are worn down. Not only are you risking a blow out, which can lead to an accident, but you will not be able to effectively tackle less than ideal road conditions, such as when it is raining or snowing.

When it comes to preventative maintenance, these are three things you should never overlook. If you require any assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us.