Here we are going to discuss 5 simple car care tips.
Manufacturers invest a lot of money, time, and effort to ensure that cars do not have technical defects.
you hear people say they don’t like [certain brands of cars], it’s often because of [lack of proper] maintenance.
Most of us have all the necessary maintenance knowledge – in the vehicle’s owner’s manual. This helpful book lists all of the specific requirements – from an oil change to tire pressure – to ensure the car runs optimally for as long as possible. However, we too often ignore this.
Consider these five frequently overlooked maintenance tips that can save you thousands of bucks.
1. Change your oil
Papa told you to change the oil every 3,000 miles. Or every 7,500 miles. Papa was probably right about your old cars. Cars today still require regular oil changes, but they generally don’t need them at these mile markers.
And they don’t need the same type of oil – as the Individual models require oil changes at certain times, as stated in the Cars operating instructions. The type of oil required is also listed there. Don’t deviate from the manufacturer’s recommended type of oil (synthetic or
conventional) Perricone said. Also, buy branded oil. Don’t go for a generic one. The reason: Brand names contain the additives necessary to extend the life of your engine. “Saving pennies in oil can cost thousands in repair costs,” said Perricone. No matter what a mechanic says, don’t deviate from the manufacturer’s recommendations.
2. Check your tire pressure
Everyone says they do and nobody does, Why is that important? Underfilling is the main reason tires wear out, tread looseness, and blowouts occur. Insufficiently inflated tires can also allow your car to float in wet weather, resulting in loss of control.
Tires with too little air pressure also cause a fuel consumption loss of 5 to 10 %. Check the instruction manual for proper tire pressure. Tip: If you inflate your own tires on a self-service pump, be sure to check your tire pressure with a tire pressure monitor that you buy at a car dealership.
3. Replace the windshield wipers in spring and autumn
Few people think of their windshield wipers until they fail. Windshield wipers are exposed to road debris(dust, junk, rubble), salt, and air pollutants, and the blades bake in the sunlight reflecting off the windshield. Spend the few dollars it costs to change them twice a year and you can save yourself from an accident caused by a lack of visibility.
4. Change the cabin air filter
This is equivalent to the air filter in your home oven that traps dirt and debris/dust from the air. If you don’t change a car’s cabin air filter, you may have to spend more on allergies and other medications. An annual filter change should be sufficient, even for those who drive in heavy traffic that fills the air with toxins.
5. Wash your car in winter
On the first warm winter day, you can always see cars that are coated in white with the remains of road salt as well as dust. Your car could look like this now. Winter salt and dirt that builds up on your car doesn’t just damage the car’s paintwork. It also leads to an ever-increasing
rate of brake line failures, Perricone said. Often this is because brine that sticks to the road also sticks to the bottom of your car. Pay a few dollars to have your car washed and save hundreds on brake line replacements.
Hope you enjoyed 5 simple car care tips.