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Learning the Basics of Automotive Maintenance

What you are going to learn today is crucial for the survival of your own vehicle if you have one. We will walk you through the basics of how to take care of your car. There are many things to do here so let's start. You can find out more here about automotive. 

Here is a quick check list of what things you needed to do.

1.Power Steering Fluid Level. Make sure to check the level of your power steering fluid if it's almost empty and needs to be refilled.

2.Coolant Level. It is important to check the coolant level. This is important if you don't want your car to go into an overheat mode.

3.Brake Fluid Level. Most of the time your mechanic can check this one for you but it is recommended to always check the level of your brake fluid of your car. You might not be aware when you're down the curve fast and you don't have a enough brake fluid to use. Here's a great page about automotive, check it out! 

4.Locks, hinges, and latch lubrication. It is a must as well to lubricate all locks, hinges, and latches of your vehicle. Rust develops fast and preventing it would save you a lot of money in the future.

5.Oil Level. You can't use your car without this. Make sure to have a reserve oil at least one gallon in your car. Place it in the back compartment for emergency purposes. This strategy will save your from worrying in the future even if you ran out of gas.

6.Air Filter. Remember to check your car's air filter quarterly. It is advisable as well to replace them once a year or if necessary. Also, go ahead and check the cabin air filter and pressure. Find solutions right away before it's too late if you see anything unusual or observed anything wrong when you do a full check.

7.Car Tyres. Make a habit to always check your car's tire pressure before and after using it especially before and after a long distance drive. A replacement tire must be available if there is a need for you to change it. 

8.Wiper Blades. Most of the time this is not regularly checked but many accidents is caused due to faulty wiper blades causing obstructed driver's vision. It is a must for you to replace these blades regularly. Most experts would agree to replace these blades every year.

9.Bulbs. You don't want to be driving at night with busted headlights. Having it checked once in a while will prevent future accidents.

Maintaining your own car is easier with the help of this check list. Kindly visit this website http://www.ehow.com/cars/auto-repair/ for more useful reference.