Vehicles: 10 Mistakes that Most People Make

Save Your Money, How Not to Spend a Fortune on Your Car

Did I just hear that correctly on how cheap it is to maintain a car That a car repair cost you three thousand five hundred bucks is outrageous. Great, that’s almost the price of a new car or used one for that matter. We are going to blame that on your love for the car. The only one whose getting played in this case is you and your pocket’s in extension. Maintenance is the one thing you can’t escape with a car as it always has and will continue to be a depreciating asset. What’s more interesting is that you can do it all by yourself, unless you want to in which case your mechanic will come in very handy.

Picture a scenario of yourself in pants without a belt or with one that’s really loose. It might interest you to know that you may be staring into the possibility of an embarrassing situation. It’s the same for your car , the serpentine belts need to be replaced. If you’ve been having problems with all things alternator, air conditioner and power pumps this may be the first thing you want to look at. If they are in perfectly condition that’s how you want them to remain. The cost of replacement is completely manageable. The thing about serpentine belts is that they only need re-visiting after sixty to one hundred thousand miles. This is not something you ignore because if you do not only will the parts it supports be jammed, but you’ll also be financing your mechanics entire budget for the month.

Let’s talk spark plugs. These little parts are the reason why your car runs in the first place. They are the powerhouse of your engine pistons and determine the efficiency by which your fuel will be used. If a serpentine belt failure scares you then this one will totally shutter you with misfiring engines and terrible gas mileage. It’s that simple with them you take care of them and they do the same for your engine performance. Thirty thousand miles and no more is where you give old spark plugs rest and bring in the new ones. If you love DIY projects then Tool Nerds can guide you on how to go about this one.

Your car could do with some protection from its ‘enemies’. Just because they happen to be debris and dirt doesn’t mean they’ll go easy on your engine cylinders and pistons. Once they infiltrate it’s time to kiss a lot of your money goodbye. Air filters however have established themselves as the true guardians of your engine.

It takes care of both harmful emissions and filtering of dirt and debris. It’s correct to say that your car services are officially over with the expiry of this fluid. The fact that it takes sixty thousand miles for it to be replaced is good for you though because it’s a long time. If you are wondering what’s in it for you after all the trouble you’ve taken you can relax. A two hundred thousand mile life for your car and less expenses might just be a good motivation, don’t you think

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