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Post created: 7 October 2020
We all know the obvious tips to help maintain our car’s condition. However, there are also the not-so-obvious things we should keep in mind to help extend our car’s life.
When changing your spark plugs, keep the following tips in mind:
One of the most basic, but essential, parts of our cars are our windscreen wipers. Not only do they play a vital role in keeping a clear view of the road, but worn out wiper blades can damage your windscreen. Learn when to change wiper blades below:
Over time, your car’s headlights will dim. If you can’t remember when last you replaced them, it’s probably time you did! Read some of our tips for changing headlights below:
Did you know, you should never fill up if you see the petrol tanker at the station?If you happen to see a tanker at your fuel station, come back another day or go to a different station. When the station’s underground tanks are being filled the turbulence can stir up sediment. Sediment in your fuel can clog fuel filters and fuel injectors, this affects performance and may lead to costly repairs later on.
Do your car keys share a chain with a dozen or more other keys and trinkets? The weight, and turbulence while driving, can wear out the tumblers inside the ignition and eventually lead to ignition switch failure. To prolong your ignition switch’s life, purchase a lightweight keychain that allows you to separate your ignition key from the others. Drive with only the ignition key in your ignition.