Why Preventive Maintenance?
Car manufacturers realize that a properly maintained car will be more dependable, safer, last longer and be more economical. Car manufacturers and owners together have a responsibility to make sure that emission controls are functioning properly. Regular maintenance helps achieve these goals by keeping your engine running efficiently and eliminating any potential problems that may leave you stranded.
Why should you do this?
· Saves you money!
· Gives you a more dependable vehicle
· Helps your vehicle retain that “new vehicle feel” longer
· Causes less of a chance for a costly breakdown
· Provides a safer vehicle for you and your family
· Is your responsibility to do your part for cleaner air
· Gives you a car that is worth more at trade in or sale
· Keeps your warranty intact
Manufacturer’s Maintenance Schedules
Manufacturers form detailed maintenance schedules for you to follow. They outline specific operations to be performed on various components and systems at different mileage intervals. This is done to ensure proper operation and prevent premature wear. Manufacturers also indicate specific services that must be done to maintain the factory warranty and extended warranty.
Keeping a Maintenance Log
Many car manufacturers are now requiring that vehicle owners keep a detailed log of all maintenance and service that the vehicle receives. The logs will be required to be produced during a warranty claim, depending on the manufacturer.
A lot of owner’s manuals now come with a maintenance log that is located in the back. It will have columns for you to fill out such as the type of service performed, the date of service and who performed it. Many maintenance tasks are required to be performed by a professional in order to have a satisfactory maintenance log that complies with warranty guidelines.
Although it may be less expensive to try and perform car maintenance on your own, it could cost you a lot of money in the long run in the form of a rejected warranty claim. All of your car maintenance needs can be professionally performed right here at Auto World, and we’ll keep all of the necessary records for you.
You do not have to go back to the dealer for service to keep your warranty in force.
Many car manufactures are now requiring that vehicle owners keep a detailed log of all manintenance and service that the vehicle receives. The logs will be required to be produced during a warranty claim, depending on the manufacturer
Necessities of Summer Road Trips
The warm summer months are an ideal time of the year for many things: swimming, barbecues and most certainly, road trips. We as humans are eager for mobility. Even as infants, we yearn to be able to walk around with our older siblings