Top Car Care Tips

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Car care is an incredibly important topic for those who own and operate a vehicle. Whether you have purchased your vehicle or are leasing your vehicle, you want to make sure that you keep it in top form. Vehicles that are in top form work like the well-oiled machine that they are, providing you with efficient driving.

You will be sure to get the most out of the fuel economy of your vehicle while enjoying a clean and smooth ride when you take some of these various car care tips into consideration. The more that you can put in play with your own vehicle, the better off your car will be.

Oil Changes are Key

One of the best things that you can do for your vehicle is to get an oil change at the recommended intervals. These intervals will change based on who you ask. Oil change companies say 3,000 miles, car companies say anywhere from 4,000 to 7,000 miles, and some experts say 10,000 miles. Just know that keeping up on your oil changes will help your car to run more efficiently, allowing it to drive better and to use up less gas per mile.

Flush Your Other Fluids

There are plenty of other fluids that are found in your vehicle, like brake fluid and power steering fluid. These different fluids each have their own intervals for needing to be changed. Work with a technician or oil change location to make sure that you are getting the other fluids in your vehicle flushed as necessary. This can help you to avoid any complications and help to keep your vehicle running smoothly.

Check Your Tires Regularly

Over inflated and under inflated tires can do more than cause your car to get bad fuel efficiency ratings. Under inflated and over inflated tires can actually cause you to get into an accident. These tires may go flat or burst while you are driving, an obvious issue for those who are on the road.

Get a Car Wash Regularly

This is an important car care tip to follow, especially for those who live in strong winter conditions. The ice and residue that is left on your car can eventually cause the metal to rust. You need to get a car wash regularly to make sure that your vehicle is in pristine shape. Besides, it is more fun to drive a vehicle that looks shiny and brand new rather than drive a vehicle covered in salt stains and dirt.

You should truly try to fit in as many car care tips as possible as you work on your vehicle. These tips are going to do nothing but good for your vehicle, helping it to be as efficient as possible. These various tips will also help your vehicle to last as long as possible, something important for those who have made a large purchase investment with their vehicle. Take pride in your vehicle and in your investment by utilizing these top car care tips.
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The author, Dan Burns, is the owner of Lloyd's Automotive located at 982 Grand Avenue in St. Paul, MN. A trusted and respected automotive repair expert in the Twin Cities for over 30 years, Dan still works on vehicles almost every day and has developed his business to handle all mechanical, maintenance and repair needs.

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    nice- 2011/01/22 09:00:02 am

    thanks

This article was published on 2011/01/21