Car health means good maintenance

March 28, 2014 12:00 AM

Getting a tune up is more important than you might think. According to Auto Credit Express, making sure that your vehicle receives regular maintenance is a substantial part of car ownership. Rather than letting your tires fall out of alignment and your oil go bad, the source suggested that you should consider making the following repairs a regular part of your year: 

Keep your fluids healthy
Your oil, coolant and power steering fluids are important to the longevity of your vehicle, and replacing these is essential. Like the blood in your body, keeping your engine running smooth and consistent is part of a driver's job if you're hoping to keep your car running safely.

Tune ups are part of the gig
The source rightfully equated a car's tune up to a doctor's apartment. Even if you're feeling fine, it's still important to get to your physician at least once a year to make sure there aren't any underlying issues. The same is true of your car - although the engine might be purring, there could be something amiss beneath the hood that you might not notice until after a mechanic has had a look.

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