To keep the car in good condition, it is not necessary to know a lot about cars, but to know what to do and when. That is why, as a manufacturer of car accessories, we want to help you with these tips.
A car in good condition will give us the possibility of driving more safely not only for the benefit of our family, but also for the benefit of other motorists.
In addition, keeping the engine and other accessories cared for will also prevent possible breakages, which when the cost of the repair occurs will be much higher than the cost of having kept it in good condition or complied with the plan determined by the manufacturer of our vehicle.
Tips for keeping your car in good condition
Oil: Ideally, the oil should be changed every 5,000 to 8,000 kilometers and the filter replaced at each change.
Antifreeze: If you live in a cold climate, it should be checked every week.
Shock absorbers: Check the condition of them periodically and verify the existence of possible oil leaks.
Battery: If your battery needs maintenance, check its levels approximately every 3 months. If necessary, add battery fluid or purified or distilled water.
Air Filter: Check them every 2 or 3 months or more often if we drive on dirt roads or live in dusty areas. Change it if we notice that they are too dirty.
Naphtha and oil filter: We must control them periodically and keep them always in good condition. Control leaks or possible cracks in the material.
Headlights: Check that all the spotlights work and that they are not so high, since they can make difficult the vision of the car that circulates in front of us.
Rear lights: Check that all the spotlights work correctly. And for both headlights and taillights, it is a very good option to carry some spare bulbs and fuses inside the car.
Windshield wiper blades: Before starting the rainy season, we must check that they are not dry or broken, because in that case very little good in the rain.
Brake fluid: Check the brake fluid level every 60 days. If the level is low, complete and check for possible leaks.
Tires: To control the pressure of the same ones is fundamental for the good operation of the engine and in addition to avoid an uneven wearing down, to save fuel and to realize a much more safe walking. Also verify the presence of bubbles or lumps, cracks or excessive wear.
Refined: Tune your engine approximately every 50,000 kilometers or when your trusted mechanic tells you to.
Belts: It is essential to change the belts every 40,000 kilometers or when your car’s maintenance manual says so, this will ensure better engine performance.
Now that you know how to keep your car in good condition, don’t hesitate to apply all these tips and extend the life of your car.