If you own a vehicle you understand that first and foremost that safety is the number one concern. Let’s take a look at ways to keep your vehicle running its best in order to keep yourself and loved ones safe at all times.
According to an article at fairfaxautorepair.com, “Auto Safety Tips to Consider”
Oil should be checked at every fill-up, and for maximum engine life, it should be changed per the owner’s manual recommended intervals or every three months or 3,000 miles. Brake, transmission, power steering, coolant, and windshield washer fluids should also be checked regularly. Your car’s filters, including those for the transmission, fuel system, and interior ventilation, need regular inspection and replacement.
Inspect Hoses At Each Oil Change
Have them replaced when leaking, brittle, cracked, rusted, swollen, or restricted. Check V-belts and serpentine belts for looseness and condition, and have them replaced when cracked, frayed, glazed or showing signs of excessive wear. Typically replace the timing belt between 60,000 and 90,000 miles or at the interval specified in the owner’s manual to avoid a breakdown or serious engine damage.” To read the entire article click here.