Maintaining Your New Ride

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You just bought a new car and you really want to make sure it runs and stays in good condition for the long haul. Keeping your car in good condition will help you to keep it safe and running great.

Keep these steps in mind:

Tires- Make sure the tire pressure is inflated to the manufacturers specific pressure. Keep a tire gauge in your glove compartment. Also, Check the tread on your tires. Whether your always on the road, you will want to make sure you tires are up to par for weather conditions.

Oil- Oil is the blood-line of your car and without it, it won’t run properly. Check your oil often to make sure it isn’t low. You can get oil changes about every 5000 miles to ensure a long term efficiency.

Windows- If you have any cracks or broken mirrors, get them fixed. The problem may worsen over time if not taken cared of. Check for cracks and damages regularly.

Brakes- The braking systems are designed to be replaced periodically to maintain maximum braking efficiency. If you notice any problem, go get them checked.

Belts- Check the belts for any wear and tension.

Battery- Make sure to check the battery for corrosion. You don’t want to get stuck somewhere with a drowned out battery.

Fluids- Like the oil, the fluids help the car run properly too. Make sure to check the following fluids once a week; Coolant, power steering fluid, transmission fluid, windshield washer fluid, brake fluid, and other fluids.

Lights- Check your lights. Make sure all the lights are properly functioning.

Windshield Wiper- The wipers wear out, so make sure you change them once the blades do not give you the clear view.

Keep your car up to speed with these maintenance tips. This will allow you have peek performance in your drive.

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