Important Auto Maintenance Practices


Due to the economic crisis in many countries many car owners bypass car servicing.    A car is just like a human body that requires regular check-ups.      Failure to conduct regular car servicing exposes your car too many severe damages.    Everyone knows that repairing major car damages are usually expensive.   Prevention is the best medicine is an old saying and one that applies to cars as it does to humans.    Below are guidelines to help your car remain functional for longer.

Change your car oil regularly.   How frequent you will change the oil in our car will be determined by the oil type that you are using.    It is a must to remove the old oil from your car when you reach the stated miles.   If you change your car oil regularly you will protect your car engine from complications.    Oil sludge can damage the engine and cause oil leaks.    Many car owners who fail to timely change their car oil end up taking their vehicles to a car repair shop.

Ensure that the fuel system of your car is serviced.     With advancement in auto technology in-line fuel filters become obsolete.    A change in the filter is a mandatory after a covering a distance of 24000 miles.    By changing the filter you give the fuel tank a long life.    If you want to get good outcomes ensure that the filter is changed before using a cleaner.

Properly maintain the cooling system of your car.   It is important that before you take your car for this kind of Naperville auto service you are sure what type of anti-freeze your car needs.     The advanced coolers can only be changed after a duration of five years although they cost more.     You should google your auto’s manual to know the exact type of your coolant and the recommended interval for replacement.

Additional car belts and hoses need to be replaced after two years.    However, you can replace belts and hoses if you see signs of wear and tear even if the items have not yet reached two years.    It is recommended that belts be changed after 100000 miles even if they are in good condition as after this distance they have been shown to fall off.

You must be willing to invest some of your time and money in your car if you want it to be durable.   This will not only improve the performance and mileage of your car but can also help prevent your car from serious damages that may require expensive Naperville auto repair jobs.


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