Shobha Basavaraj: Millennials here’s how to keep your old car out of trouble

Shobha Basavaraj: Millennials here’s how to keep your old car out of trouble


Hi this video is about how to keep your old car out of trouble. To be able to identify a mechanical problem at An early stage. A stitch in time saves nine It is very important to read the maintenance manual Take your car periodically to a mechanic for maintenance. As a daily routine before you start your car Look under the car for any signs of leakage on the ground, check all the four tires for proper inflation as per specifications As a weekly routine have a technician check on all the fluid levels check coolant fluid level, check brake fluid level, Check power steering fluid level, check oil level, check Transmission fluid level and last but not the least check the washer fluid level To be able to have your tires wear out evenly Take care of the following Do the tire rotation every 6,000 miles or as per specifications on your maintenance manual Whenever your car tire hits a curb or a stone Do the wheel alignment? change your engine filter every six thousand miles or as per specifications in your maintenance manual. Change your cabin filter whenever you do your oil change. For oil and filter change refer to the maintenance manual. Most cars need a change every 3,000 to 5,000 miles or three to five months whichever comes first When you step on the brakes if it squeaks It’s time for a brake pad change. Do so immediately to avoid any further damage being done to the rotors Compelling and powerful indicators to tow your car immediately to a mechanic are When you smell burning When you see smoke from the engine or when you hear noise from the engine or under the car? As a good habit always wear a seat belt while driving Occasionally take a look at the temperature meter to make sure that the needle is in the middle of the reader Always make sure that all your lights are in working condition For an emergency have water, flashlight, tools, a blanket and a sweater in your trunk Make sure that your spare tire is ready to be used in an emergency Do not let your gas tank level go less than half Natural disaster and calamities can strike any moment It is recommended to have a roadside assistance and towing service Thank you for watching the video

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