It’s that time of year where New Year Resolutions are in full gear. January is almost over, and you may find yourself reflecting on what resolutions have already been forgotten and what goals you are well on your way to accomplishing. Make it a goal this year to take better care of not only yourself, but also your investments, including your car. Now is the time to start a checklist of car care maintenance must-dos for the year. Start your list by reading our car care resolutions for 2016.
1. Regular maintenance
Remember to take care of your car this year with regular oil changes, alignment checks and break inspections. All these regular tune-ups make sure your car keeps its longevity. These tune ups will minimize long-term costs and repairs.
2. Take care of your tires
Make sure your tires are in good shape, properly inflated, and rotated. Good tires improve gas mileage by more than 3% when maintained. Think about your resolution to save money this year!
3. Get an engine performance check
These routine checks can be your best assurance for good performance and fuel economy. A healthy running engine maximizes the life of expensive emission system components.
4. Wash your car
7.Frequent washing and polishing is the best way to protect your car’s finish from the damaging effects of acid rain. Keeping your car clean is not just about aesthetics and cosmetics; it keeps your car from damage. This is very important for the resell value of your car.
5.Test the battery
You should test your battery every fall. If your car’s battery is three years old or more, consider replacing it since the chances of failure increase every year of age. Jumping a car in January is never a god way to start a day!
Start the year off right with these 5 important tips. Happy 2016 and happy driving!