Here are 5 common yet very harmful things that drivers usually do to their cars.
Proper maintenance can go a long way toward saving money, avoiding unecessary troubles and protecting your vehicle investment. However, auto care doesn't seem to be a top priority for car owners. Sometimes, they might not event realize that they are doing things that adversely affect the safety, performance, and value of their cars.
Philkose has listed 5 common harmful things that drivers should avoid doing immediately to protect their vehicles.
1. Neglect your car's wheels
Make sure to pay attention to the tire’s inflation and tread depth. An underinflated tire is not able to maintain its shape and tends to be flatter than intended while in contact with the road. It results in unsafety, poor gas mileage and bad performance if you don’t replace it soon.
2. Don’t usually clean your car
Don't let damaging chemicals and dirt cause major problems to your beloved car. Regularly wash the car to avoid rust from road salt and negative impact visibility.
Make sure to pay attention to the tire’s inflation and tread depth
Anyone who has ever spent numerous money having their car repaired will say to you “don’t ignore preventive maintenance”. The reason is that scheduled inspections and timely repairs will keep your car running efficiently and give you a chance of looking for anything serious before it becomes a major problem, so you can save a lot of money.
Scheduled inspections and timely repairs will keep your car running efficiently
4. Don’t replace oil filter regularly
Your car’s filters play an extremely important role in prolong the longevity of your car and interior comfort. However, if you forget replacing filters regularly, your vehicle will have some negative symptoms such as poor gas mileage, hesitation while accelerating, and musty odor in the cabin.
Your car’s filters play an extremely important role in prolong the longevity of your car and interior comfort