On a regular basis, make sure to have the vehicle’s fluids checked and changed if necessary. By doing this, you can help to keep your vehicle in optimal running form. November is a good time to do this before the winter temperatures really set in. Maintaining the essential level of each fluid is easy, and can help to extend the life of your vehicle by thousands of miles.
Check the Oil in the vehicle
The oil is essential to help the engine run efficiently. It is also critical to long performing motor life. Make sure to bring your vehicle on a regular basis so that the oil can be changed. This can help provide the best-conditioned oil for your vehicle as you drive. It is also important to have the oil filter changed as well. The filter will collect any contaminants that are in the oil, before it passes to the engine.
Make sure there is sufficient Anti-Freeze
Anti-freeze is designed to prevent your vehicle from overheating in the summer, as well as prevent it from freezing up in the winter. If you wait to long to inspect or change the anti-freeze, the used coolant can harm the system of your vehicle. This can result in it not performing the way it should. If you are unsure about the condition of the anti-freeze, make sure to bring your vehicle in. We can inspect it and ensure that it is good condition. This can help you to have a more safe and reliable ride.
Check the Automatic Transmission Fluid
Bring your vehicle in and we can inspect it or change the fluid, depending on the condition. It is important to have this done on a regular schedule, which we can help set you up with. Research has shown that ninety percent of transmission failures are caused by it overheating. Most of these can be blamed on fluid that has been worn out and should have been replaced.
The Brake Fluid is important
When the brake fluid needs attention, it is a good idea to bring it in to a professional. They can inspect it for the condition it is in. If it is no longer able to help be effective to your vehicle, they can change and replace the fluid. This can help to keep the condition of the master cylinder and brake calipers in the best condition possible as you drive. It is a good idea to do this before winter, where there is a greater friction on all parts of the vehicle from cold starts.
Don’t forget about the Power Steering Fluid
The power steering fluid should also be inspected on your vehicle. It should be in the most optimal condition before heading into the cold winter temperatures. By bringing your vehicle in, we can check all the fluids in your vehicle and the condition they are in. This can help your vehicle be more efficient when it runs. It can also help provide you with ease of mind when driving this winter.