Archive for February 10, 2016
Preventative car maintenance can extend the life of your car and reduce the cost of repairs over the years. Many people do not keep up with preventative care, which results in millions of dollars annually in repairs as well as in accidents caused by poor quality parts, and lost wages from time spent dealing with car repairs. For example, breakdowns can sometimes be avoided by replacing worn belts and hoses, as these parts are very often found to be worn during vehicle inspections. This type of maintenance is often overlooked because of the cost, but the benefit in the future will likely be much more valuable.
New tires should be installed every 50,000 to 60,000 miles, although you should also watch out for the