Be Car Care Aware – Spring is Here
April is National Car Care Month and the perfect time to get under the hood and get your vehicle ready for driving season. But where do we start? Here are the basics that will help every driver be ready for the warmer weather.
Why is spring a good time to focus on vehicle maintenance?
Winter can be tough on our cars. Now that we’re in spring and the sun is shining, we need to start undoing the wear-and-tear from all that winter driving.
When it comes to spring maintenance, I find the car battery is a great place to start. Nobody ever thinks about their battery until it’s too late. Most drivers don’t know they have a problem until they have a REAL problem.
1 in 4 cars will need a new battery this year. Do yourself a favor – take your car in for a battery test. Nobody wants to be stranded with a dead battery so give yourself some piece of mind and get it tested!
If you do need a new battery, make sure you are getting the best. Interstate Batteries is the battery auto techs trust the most and they offer nation-wide warranties that will have you covered almost anywhere you drive.
After such a long winter, some cars may need some extra attention. Where can you go to find automotive parts and accessories?
Car care can be expensive and I always go to eBay Motors for the best deals on auto parts. You can find new, used and hard to find. And, with the mobile app, you can easily browse from anywhere as well as price compare.
The delivery is fast and the prices are always right.
It’s become an invaluable resource for drivers like me.
With people keeping their cars for an average of 12 years, maintenance isn’t getting any cheaper. But eBay has any part you ‘d ever need.
How can we make sure we are getting the most out of our cars?
This is a big one for me – maximizing performance and fuel economy is vital for any highly functioning vehicle.
Techron Concentrate Plus Complete Fuel System Cleaner will help you clean and protect fuel injectors, valves and combustion chambers. Just one bottle is enough to help protect your new investment or restore a used car to original performance.
The Precision Clean Technology targets and removes stubborn deposits in the darkest corners of your cars engine. It’s a must have for anyone looking for maximum performance.
What are some DIY vehicle maintenance tips?
I find it’s all about the little things that can make our lives easier. And when it comes to car maintenance, WD-40 Multi-Use Product should be a staple of every spring check up.
Use it to lubricate moving parts to reduce friction – like door and wiper hinges and remove grease and grime from the undercarriage and engine.
WD-40 is always working to make your life easier, and EZ-REACH has an 8-inch, flexible straw helping you get into hard to reach places.
Remember to be ready for the warm weather and avoid break downs, be on top of your car care!