It’s Almost Spring!! That means it’s time to think about spring maintenance on your vehicle

Spring auto maintenance some important aspect to consider are as follows.

  1. Inspect and Rotate Tires: Inspect tread and make sure the tire pressure is at the recommended level.
  2. Test the Battery: Cold weather can be tough on car batteries. Test your battery to ensure it’s holding a charge well. Clean any corrosion on the terminals.
  3. Replace Wiper Blades: Winter conditions can wear down wiper blades. Replace them in preparation for spring rains. Also, fill up the windshield washer fluid.
  4. Check Brakes: Inspect the brake system, including brake pads and rotors. If you notice any unusual noises or decreased braking performance, it’s time for a professional inspection.
  5. Inspect Suspension and Alignment: Winter potholes can affect your car’s suspension and alignment. Have these components checked to ensure a smooth and safe ride.
  6. Top Off Fluids: Check and top off all essential fluids, including coolant, transmission fluid, brake fluid, and power steering fluid.
  7. Air Filter Replacement: Replace the engine air filter to ensure optimal fuel efficiency and engine performance.
  8. Check Lights and Signals: Ensure all exterior lights, including headlights, brake lights, turn signals, and taillights, are working properly. Replace any bulbs if necessary.
  9. Inspect Belts and Hoses: Check for signs of wear or damage on belts and hoses. Replace any that show signs of aging or cracking.
  10. A/C System Check: Test your car’s air conditioning system to make sure it’s ready for warmer weather. If you notice any issues, have them addressed promptly.
  11. Check the Spare Tire: Ensure that your spare tire is properly inflated, and check that all the necessary tools to change a flat tire are in place.

By following this spring automotive maintenance checklist, we can help you ensure that your car is in top condition.

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