Monthly Archives: April 2021

April is Car Care Month

April is Car Care Month

There is no better time to give your car some extra attention than April, the National Car Care Month. Regular maintenance ensures your vehicle is reliable, you spend less money on repairs, and you're safe on the road. Research from recent car care events shows that drivers are neglecting their vehicles. The Car Care Council advises vehicle owners to take their vehicles for professional service in preparation for spring and summer. Here are some of the basic maintenance procedures the Car Care Council recommends: The engine brake system should be checked yearly. Also, the rotors, brake linings, and drums need to be inspected at every oil change.   The oil, fluids, and filters should be checked. The oil should be changed based on the owner's manual recommended intervals, while the coolant, brake, power steering, and transmission fluids should be checked regularly.   The hoses should be inspected at every oil change and be replaced if they are brittle, leaking, ru ... read more