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Car Maintenance Tips for Spring that You Need to Know

As the winter season prepares to leave the spring will roll around. During the winter there were specific car maintenance tips that you have to bear in mind to keep your vehicle working in tip-top shape. 

As the weather changes you’re going to find that there are new issues that you need to take care of and prevent. All this is necessary which is why sometimes you can feel as if having a car is a bit like having a child. 

Here are some of the major things you’re going to need to keep at the top of your maintenance list.

Look at the Fluids

When spring rolls around you’re going to have to make sure that all the fluids in your vehicle are up to par. This means you’re going to need to take a look at the coolant, brake fluid, transmission fluid, oil, and windshield wiper fluid as well. It’s a long list and it is also a lot to digest but swallow it you must. 

Failure to make sure that your car is in the best shape possible can be very detrimental.

Check Out Your Wheels

Winter can be very harsh on your tires. This is why you need to make sure you’re always inspecting them when the diving starts to pop up. The only surprise you want is the beauty that starts to happen as nature becomes alive again.

You want to avoid dealing with surprises when it comes to your tires. Make sure that you are checking the air pressure of your tires and adjusting them as recommended by your manufacturer.

When it comes to tires you always have to be on the lookout for wear and tear.

Test Your Battery

Cold weather can have some terrible consequences for your car’s battery. Make sure that you check to see if any strain has caused damage to the battery

However, not everyone knows what to look out for when you’re inspecting car batteries. If you’re one of these people there’s no need to despair, it’s not rocket scientists and you don’t need to rock your brain trying to figure it out.

If you don’t sleep, live, and breathe cars you may not know exactly what you should be looking for. What you’re going to do is inspect everything very thoroughly and make sure that you do not see any signs of corrosion. 

If you do find yourself with a corrosive battery and you haven’t bought one for a number of years, it’s time to get one. You may find corrosion in older batteries in used cars but even newer vehicles can have battery issues like this as well, so be vigilant.

While you may feel that a replacement will burn a hole in your pocket, it will prevent you from being stranded on the road if your battery refuses to start your car.

Finally, make sure you’re prepared for rain by having wipers that are ready to get water off your windshield. You want to make sure that you can see what’s happening in front of you.

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