Tips For Maintaining Your Car’s Health

  • Feb 13, 2018
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This flu season, you’ve probably taken all the necessary precautions to avoid getting sick. But, have you thought of doing the same for your car? Maintaining the health of your car is crucial to ensuring the safety of your loved ones. We’ve created a fun infographic with tips on how you can keep your car from feeling “under the weather”:

Infographic on maintaining your car's health includes looking at tires & wheels, lights, fluids & filters, battery, and car body

Tips For Maintaining Your Car’s Health

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1) TIRES & WHEELS

– Check tire pressure once a month to ensure proper inflation –

– Rotates tires ever 5,000-10,000 miles to equalize wear patterns –

– Clean wheels often to avoid dust and grime build up –

2) LIGHTS

– Check headlights, taillights, and signals every 3-6 months –

– Keep light covers clean to ensure optimal visibility –

– Promptly replace any lights that appear dim or are completely burnt out –

3) FLUIDS & FILTERS

– Check levels of antifreeze, power steering and wiper fluid often –

– Change oil approximately every 5,000 miles –

– Replace air filter approximately every 12,000 miles –

4) BATTERY

– Keep battery clean of dust, dirt, or any liquids –

– Test your battery approximately every 6 months –

– Leave jumper cables in your trunk in case of emergency –

5) BODY

– Clean off dirt, salt, bugs, or bird droppings within a couple days –

– Replace windshield wipers every 6-12 months –

– Use wax or a rust-proof agent to protect against corrosion –