Do you have a new vehicle or an older one that you plan on keeping for a while? Either way, your vehicle is an investment. You want it to look great and last as long as possible.

Below are some helpful tips for extending the life of your vehicle. Besides helping your car last longer, these tips will also help you maintain the resale value of your vehicle.

  • schedule routine maintenance–change the oil and the air filter
  • check fluid levels (antifreeze, oil, transmission, power steering, and brake fluids)
  • monitor brake pads–don’t let them wear down to metal
  • rotate tires to reduce uneven wear on tire tread and extend the length of your tires
  • check air pressure in your tires and add air when necessary
  • check front alignment
  • keep your vehicle out of the sun (park in the shade or in the garage)
  • wash and wax your vehicle on a regular basis
  • avoid short trips and speeding–they make your engine work harder

Highway Tire Service & Collision is a family owned automotive service center in Terrell, NC. Drive safe!

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