Top 5 Maintenance Tips
Want to turn your car into a classic? Every year and every mile you drive your car slowly loses value, but it doesn’t have to. By maintaining your car you’re increasing it’s lifespan and long term value. Doing this is as simple as following sage maintenance advice from the professionals. Follow these tips to keep your wheels turning for years to come and instead of making your car go from new to old, make it go from new to classic.
Check Your Tire Pressure
Tire pressure impacts your car’s fuel economy. Less pressure in your tires equates to more gasoline and more miles. Most passenger cars recommend 32 psi to 35 psi, but we recommend you can consult your owner’s manual for your vehicles perfect PSI.
Rotate and align the tires
Generally tires should be rotated every 5,000 miles, although again, it’s best to consult your owner’s manual. Balancing your car’s wheels is an important step in the safety and maintenance of your car.
Replace Spark Plugs
Faulty spark plugs can cause a range of issues including, poor acceleration, vehicle stalls, and high fuel consumption. Depending on what type of spark plugs your vehicle uses they should be replaced every 30,000 to 100,000 miles. You can do this yourself if you have the tools.
Replace air filter
Debris constantly congests your car’s air filter, by the end of the year it’s always a good idea to put a new one in. Congested air filters can reduce horsepower, cause odd engine noises, and cause your engine to misfire.
Stick to the recommended fuel
Higher octane doesn’t mean better performance. In fact using the wrong octane can cause serious damage to your vehicle’s health. If your trying to save a few dollars by using a lower octane on your sports car, then stop! You’ll save money in maintenance by using the right octane, trust us.