Car Maintenance Guide

Car Maintenance Guide
Car Maintenance Guide

Regular car maintenance is essential to keeping your vehicle running smoothly and safely. We have divided this article into three sections.

  1. Monthly car maintenance checklist
  2. Quarterly car maintenance checklist
  3. Yearly car maintenance checklist

Monthly car maintenance checklist:

1. Check your engine oil level and quality. If it is low or dirty, top it off or change it.

2. Check your coolant level and condition. If it is low, add more. If it is dirty, flush and replace it.

3. Inspect your tires for tread wear and proper inflation levels.

4. Check all your lights to ensure they are working correctly.

5. Inspect your battery terminals and cables for corrosion. Clean them if necessary.

6. Check your windshield wipers and replace them if they are worn out.

7. Look under the hood and check for loose hoses or wires.

8. Listen to any strange noises coming from your car.

Quarterly car maintenance checklist:

1. Check your engine air filter and replace it if it is dirty.

2. Inspect your brake pads, shoes, and rotors. If they are worn, replace them.

3. Check your suspension components for wear or damage.

4. Lubricate your door and window hinges.

5. Inspect your exhaust system for leaks.

6. Check your wheel bearings for wear or damage.

7. Clean your car’s interior and exterior.

8. Inspect your belts and hoses for wear or damage. Replace them if necessary.

9. Have your engine tuned up and your fluids flushed and replaced as needed.

Yearly car maintenance checklist:

1. Check your vehicle’s registration and make sure it is up to date.

2. Inspect your tires for tread wear and proper inflation levels.

3. Check all your lights to ensure they are working correctly.

4. Inspect your battery terminals and cables for corrosion. Clean them if necessary.

5. Look under the hood and check for any loose hoses or wires.

6. Listen to any strange noises coming from your car.

7. Inspect your suspension components for wear or damage.

8. Check your wheel bearings for wear or damage.

9. Clean your car’s interior and exterior.

10. Inspect your belts and hoses for wear or damage. Replace them if necessary.

11. Have your engine tuned up and your fluids flushed and replaced as needed.

12. Check your brakes and make sure they are in good condition.

13. Inspect your vehicle’s emissions system to ensure it works correctly.

14. Check your car’s insurance policy and make sure it is up to date.

15. Schedule a safety inspection with your mechanic.

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