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Buying a new car is expensive for most people. Also, since buying a car is not a typical everyday event every car owner should do what is necessary to keep their vehicle in top shape as long as possible. Here is where car maintenance is coming in. Vehicle maintenance in regular intervals can help you save lots of money, especially in the long haul. Most car owners agree with this, the problem however, is lack of knowledge on how a vehicle maintenance should be done. The purpose of this article is to help you find out.
Tip #1 - Regular Fluids Check - When I say fluid I don't mean gas; although it's vital to know when you have to tank. I mean oil, transmission fluid and engine coolant. It goes without saying that these are crucial maintenance issues that shouldn't be taken easy on. If you find that the levels are too low, add enough fluid immediately, thus preventing engine collapse that can take your leg and your arm to repair.
Tip #2 * Get Regular Oil Changes * Another important thing to remember to keep your car in great shape is to make sure that you get regular oil changes. The oil in your car is the life of your engine, so if you don't change the oil often enough, it could ultimately cause engine problems. You should have the oil changed about every 3000 miles for the best results. So, be sure that you take the time to make sure that the oil is changed on a regular basis for the best performance.
Tip #3 * Check the Air in Your Tires * Checking the air in your tires is important when it comes to car maintenance as well. If you don't have enough air in your tires it can cause the tires to wear down faster and too much air can be a problem as well. Tires often lose air in the winter due to the cold; however, you should be sure that you routinely check the air in your tires during any season. If the air is too low, make sure that you add some. You can check the specs on your tires to find out how many pounds of air will be the best for your tires.
Tip #4 * Keep the Car Washed and Waxed Regularly * Of course you will need to keep the body of your car up as well, so it is important that you keep the car waxed and washed on a regular basis as well. This will help to keep the body clean, shiny, and of course free from any corrosion problems, which is important as well.
More and more people are taking their car maintenance seriously and they understand the importance of keeping their vehicle in a top shape, thus save money and increase the value of their car. If you start to follow these tips you are well on your way to a better understanding of what is necessary to do to keep your vehicle well maintained. If you need to extend your knowledge, you can get loads of relevant, high quality info by doing a simple search on the internet.
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