Most cars can go at least 5,000 miles before an oil change. “Change your car's engine oil every three months, or 3,000 miles.”
Check your transmission fluid periodically. Use the right type of transmission fluid. Have your engine's cooling system serviced. Get your transmission flushed regularly.
Your engine is the heart of your car and one of the most expensive parts to replace. With your good care, it can last long.The goal is to maintain the proper level of oil. Car manufacturers recommend checking the oil level on a regular basis. Many modern cars consume some amount of oil between oil changes.
The braking system is one of the main safety elements active in any vehicle. Of its various components, the materials that cause friction - brake discs and brake pads - need to be periodically maintained and replaced, as they are subject to wear.
The most common cause of a malfunctioning air conditioning unit is a low level of refrigerant. This could be caused buy a leak somewhere in the system. Since modern air conditioning systems are complicated creatures, it's best to have a professional check out the problem.
The parts of a vehicle that keep it connected to the road, from the tires up, are collectively referred to as the suspension. The suspension supports the vehicle, but it does much more than that: a good suspension allows a car or truck to ride smoothly over bumps, to turn safely and reliably, and to maintain its balance during emergency maneuvers. A modern suspension needs to work on smooth asphalt or rough gravel, when carrying a lone driver or a full complement of passengers and luggage, in stop-and-go traffic or at expressway speeds. Because the system is critical to both comfort and safety, it’s in every driver’s interest to keep the suspension working as well as it should.