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Car Maintenance Tips for Beginners

Every car owner needs to ensure that their car is properly maintained. This way, the car would always be in good condition. There are easy car care tips that everyone can take note of and the services of a car specialist can be introduced.

We have listed out vital tips for you to care for your car.

Tip 1: Wash your car regularly: Washing your car regularly should be the first tip when it comes to caring for your car. The average car is exposed to various things during the day. While getting materials for cleaning your car, be sure to take note of the type of car, the cleaning materials to be used and also the paint of the car.

Tip 2: Always check your oil level: To ensure your car always has enough oil, it’s important to have a habit of regularly checking it. After every 5,000 miles, you need to change your car oil.

Tip 3: Tyre care: With your car tyres, ensure they are rotated every 5,000 – 10,000 miles. The front tyres and rear tyres wear out differently and this is why your tyres need to be rotated. Regularly rotating your tyres allows you to have a smoother and safer ride. It also increases the lifespan of your tyres. To know more about car tyres, check here.

Tip 4: Check other fluids in your car: You should do well to check for other fluids in your car such as the power steering oil, brake fluid and transmission fluid. While checking these oils, ensure that there is no leakage.

Tip 5: Regular maintenance checks: Every 3-6 months, ensure your car goes to a mechanic or a car service center to ensure that the car is in good condition. This way, you can avoid car breakdowns.

Tip 6: Always check your fan belt: Be sure to check if your fan belts are loose. When your fan belts are loose, your car can start overheating and this is very dangerous.

Tip 7: Check your car battery: Your battery should be checked regularly. With a faulty car battery, your car would not be able to function as it should. You can check your car battery by taking off the battery cap and going through the battery electrolyte.

Tip 8: Drive with care: While driving, take note of the roads and always ensure to drive with care. If you can avoid bad and bumpy roads, you should protect your tyres.

We hope these tips are helpful to you. If you need help with maintaining your car, you can reach out to us through our website; www.autochek.africa to get started.

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