Follow these maintenance tips to avoid your car from being damaged.
"Prevention is better than cure" is the useful advice in maintaining a car for any driver. The following tips should be applied to avoid sudden vehicle damage while driving.
1. Change engine oil
Lubricants play a very important role in the engine operation. Long-time use will cause dirt, which affect the technical components durability inside the vehicle. Oil can even be oxidized or acidified over time. So drivers should check lubricant regularly to make sure they are in good condition. Most car manufacturers recommend a replacement of each 5,000 km or less than 6 months. However, for weather conditions in Philippines, car maintenance should be done on regular basis, especially for vehicles in frequent operation.
Drivers should check lubricant regularly to make sure they are in good condition
In addition, you can check oil quality by observing the exhaust or viscosity (by rubbing your fingers tips with oil). If you see black smoke, the viscosity level is reduced and it is time to replace your engine oil. Depending on the geographical conditions, you can choose appropriate lubricants, according to expert advice.
2. Fuel system maintenance
Without servicing for the fuel system, your car will not be able to perform well. Over long using time, accumulative amount of gasoline dirt will undermine the engine performance. This will lead to technical errors in engine system, which results in misleading fuel distribution. Complaint over the increasing car fuel consumption is indispensable, for that reason. More than that, the oil dirt will also give off the gasoline smell and create engine noise when driving. In some case, it may even generate have rotten eggs smell, not to mention that engine and acceleration ability will be weaken.
In order to maintain the fuel system, it is necessary to regularly check the air purifier to clean and renew them
In order to maintain the fuel system, it is necessary to regularly check the air purifier to clean and renew them. You can use Eurosol Petrol or Eurosol Diesel products to remove dirt from the fuel. You just need to mix these liquid into your gasoline and drive normally. During your drive, Eurosol will remove dirt and soot inside the engine, ensuring its safety, clean, fuel-efficiency, and resistance to corrosion and rust.
3. Check your tires regularly
Tires are prone to corrosion after long time using. Even if you are an experienced rider, you can still get yourself into the situation such as having flat tires because of driving through nails or sharps stone on the road. Tire pressure is directly relating to your safety, fuel economy, smoothness of the car performance and steering wheel control. High pressure will reduce friction between the wheels and the road surface, reduce shock absorbing ability, and exposed to tire explosion occurrence. Low pressuer tires will make your steering wheel heavy and difficult to control, while reducing their endurance.
Tires are prone to corrosion after long time using
So choose your tires carefully, and have them checked regularly for any wear and tread depth. Always tighten the tire valve and replace them when changing tires, as that will help to maintain air tightness, keeping the proper pressure, and maintaining its lifespan. In case you have to replace your tire with temporary ones whilst driving, contact the maintenance center to get standard and quality ones thereafter.
4. Pay attention when washing your car
After washing the car, you need to pay attention to dry the gap, especially the possible water-retaining components such as steering glass, rear glass, inside the cavity. Otherwise, those parts will quickly catch dust and dry up into dirt pieces. After a while, they will be thicken and hard to clean. Dry spray is particularly important for brake assemblies. Dust may have stuck to the brakes, reduce the their efficiency and affect the vehicle safety.
After washing the car, you need to pay attention to dry the gap, especially the possible water-retaining components
Be an experienced car maintenance owner so your beloved car will always be durable and beautiful.