Preventative Maintenance is a schedule of planned maintenance actions aimed at the prevention of breakdowns and failures. The primary goal of preventative maintenance is to help prolong the life of the vehicle and reduce vehicle failures therefore providing a worry free driving experience. Automotive technician say the key to keeping vehicles running well, both today and down the road, is routine, preventative maintenance. Many drivers tend to stall when it comes to keeping up with some everyday automotive basics.
A recent survey by the Car Care Council found that several cars on the road were lacking in simple and routine maintenance areas. Most of the checks and services described here can be done at little or no cost. Best of all, they are quick and easy to do.
The Car Care Council found that:
Additionally, check out our recommendations below to keep your ride at its best.