The Importance of Regular Maintenance Inspections of Your Vehicle

December 9, 2013

Maintenance inspections are important for your vehicle

The vehicle should be inspected on a regular basis. We can also inspect the vehicle for any issues that it may have. If parts are wearing or have become damaged, they can be repaired or replaced in a timely manor. If you are uncertain of how often the vehicle should be brought in, we can help to set up a schedule for the vehicle. Between visits, if you notice anything out of the norm, make sure to bring the vehicle in as soon as you can. Check the fluids in the vehicle The antifreeze should be checked on a regular basis. This can help to prevent the engine and radiator from freezing up in the winter. It should be filled to the line indicated by the reservoir. If you are unsure if there is a proper amount of antifreeze for your vehicle, make sure to bring it in as soon as you can. We can inspect the vehicle and also check the antifreeze. We can check the amount, as well as the condition it is in. Also, we can help to recommend which antifreeze will be right for your vehicle. Also make sure to check the oil regularly. Low oil levels can lead to a significant problem for your vehicle. This is because it can do damage to the engine. The oil is the fluid that lubricates the engine and all moving parts to help the vehicle to run effectively and efficiently. The tires should be inspected regularly The vehicle’s tires are the only part that contacts the road’s surface. The quality of the tires is important. It can help with the drivability of vehicles, especially if the condition of the roads starts to get worse. The tread of the tires should be inspected regularly. By having adequate amount of tread, the vehicle can grip the roads better. This can help to prevent sliding or hydroplaning. The tire pressure should also be inspected. You will want to make sure that the tires are inflated to the amount that is specified in the vehicle owner’s manual or by a sticker just inside the driver’s door. Proper inflation can help to provide better fuel efficiency for your vehicle as well. Improve the visibility when you drive Before driving, make sure that the windshield is clean and cleared off. Ice and snow can build-up on the windshield quickly in the winter. By clearing off the windshield, you can help reduce the chance for an accident or issue. The windshield wipers should also be inspected to ensure the condition of them. If there are rips or tears, make sure the wipers are replaced as soon as possible. Wipers in good condition can help to ensure they clean the window effectively. It can also help improve the visibility as you drive. You can also bring in your vehicle in and we can inspect the windshield, wipers, and washer fluid for you. This way you can be aware of everything around you when driving.