Car Maintenance Tips

Your vehicle, just like pretty much any other thing, flourishes with nurture and adequate maintenance. It is important that your vehicle is kept in a great driving condition to ensure your safety and that of other road users. Here are some of the most crucial things to look out for:

The Engine.
This is the brain of the vehicle you got here. If it malfunctions, every other component is as good as useless. To ensure an optimal working condition of the engine, it is advised that you check the engine oil level regularly. Doing this is more comfortable than peasy. Park the vehicle on level ground and locate the dipstick. Clean it with a rag and plug it back in the find out the exact level of the Oil. If the oil turns out black, then it is time for a change. You should always be on the lookout for the Oil warning light as well. It comes on if the oil pressure is low and needs attention. Other things to look out for in the engine are the coolant and the brake fluid level.

Wheels and Tires
These are literally the leg of the vehicle, and they may easily be a pain in the tooth if not properly and regularly tended to. The tyre pressures should be inspected regularly. Poor tyre pressures can affect the handling and movement of the vehicle, comfortability while driving and even the fuel usage. The wheels should also be routinely checked for balance and alignment.

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