Regularly servicing your car can make the difference between it running smoothly and fuel efficiently, and the risk of it breaking down and incurring an expensive and unexpected repair. You do not want to avoid regular car servicing, since expected wear and tear requiring minor maintenance, can fast become a costly major repair or replacement. Having said that there are majorly two types of maintenance required in a car.
Interim ones– The changes include engine oil, oil filter, wheel nut and the like. The mechanic checks and changes the tyre pressure and tops up the clutch fluid, power steering reservoir, brake fluid level and windscreen washer if required. These are part of minor maintenance and regular checks. The car mechanic will perform some of the checks perform some minor maintenance tasks necessary for optimal performance.
Full service- It includes all the aspects of interim service along with some additional checks, top-ups, and changes including the air filter which is replaced based on the mileage and vehicle usage. Coolant change, Transaxle oil change is all part of it. All of these tops-ups are undertaken where applicable for your specific vehicle depending on the manufacturer’s guidelines.
Why do you need that service for your car?
One of the primary reasons for having your car serviced is to ensure that it is safe for driving. While many of us choose to blame poor driving more often than not, many of the accidents happen due to faulty or timeworn brake systems, uneven or limited tire treads, worn out wiper blades, and exhaust build ups just to name a few. Getting a regular oil change is vital, and during that time the mechanics should also perform a routine check to make sure there are no other underlying issues that may arise while you driving your car.
Maintains good value
There is a noticeable difference between a well-maintained car and one that appears neglected. If you plan on using the car’s trade-in value sometime in your future when purchasing a new car. How well you took care if it, not just aesthetically, will be taken into consideration. If you have taken good care of the car. It will have a high market value and you’ll get a better trade-in value rather than just scrap parts.
Saves you ownership cost
By performing Routine Maintenance, you can avoid a major malfunction. Which can ultimately lower your cost of ownership. Thus, As many of the large-scale problems with vehicles can be identified early and prevented.
Reduced levels of pollution
There is a high contribution of vehicle emissions directly to global pollution. But a vehicle that has been maintained consistently will produce lower amounts of dangerous fumes and fluids. Thus, That can potentially be released into the air and water supply.
High performance and reliability maintained
If you are uncompromising with the high level of service you provide your vehicle. Therefor, You can be sure that your vehicle will return the favor with being more dependable to get you where you need to go. If you pay a little more attention to a vehicle vital fluids, oils, and various parts. Thus, You can be sure to reduce the internal wear and tear.
Save yourself from a roadside breakdown
It feels a lot more discouraging when you are sitting stranded on the side of the road with your vehicle inoperable, especially. Thus, If you have somewhere important to be or are in the middle of a family vacation. Regular Maintenance ensures that you won’t get sidelined in the middle of nowhere. Keeps you from shelling out money for towing rental cars, or even lodging that you otherwise weren’t planning to spend. Also, make sure you get you eSafety (or pink slip) inspection report that verifies that your vehicle is safe and ready for the road.