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Spring Maintenance Checklist for Your Vehicle

Spring Maintenance Checklist for Your Vehicle

Just like you prepare your car for winter, so should you prep it for spring and summer. Weather conditions change, and temperatures begin to rise in spring, and getting your vehicle professionally serviced ensures safe driving, improves your vehicle's resale value, and extends its longevity. Below is a checklist to help you ready your car for spring. Have an Oil and Filter Change Your engine oil helps in cleaning the motor's internal parts and regulates operational temperatures. As the oil ages, it becomes contaminated with dirt and debris and causing the filter to clog. It's critical to have the engine oil and filter checked and changed to ensure the engine operates at maximum performance in spring. Check the Battery In winter, your car battery works harder than intended as the low temperatures tend to slow down chemical reactions. By summer, the battery is usually corroded. Summer temperatures also increase chemical reactions and speed up the evaporation of the batte ... read more