Vehicle Maintenance Tips Before You Find A Car For Sale


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Vehicle Maintenance Tips Before You Find A Car For Sale

Are you in search of a car for sale? If so, you likely want something reliable that will last you many years. In this case, maintenance and regular servicing are essential to prolonging the lifespan of a vehicle. Therefore, before you decide to search for used cars near you, you should first get acquainted with a few simple maintenance tips.

At R&B Car Company, we understand how much you value your car, and we want to help extend its life as much as possible. For that reason, we have compiled a list below of helpful maintenance tips to look at before you decide to purchase a car.

1. Check And Maintain Fluids

Before finding a car for sale, it is important to note the process involved with checking and maintaining vehicle fluids. Most of these fluids can be checked with a dipstick, and you can have a professional change them when they are low, or you can learn how to do it yourself. The basic fluids within vehicles can be seen listed below:

  • Engine Oil
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Brake Fluid
  • Steering Fluid
  • Coolant
  • Windshield Wiper Fluid

2. Inspect Brakes And Suspension

Two essential components of any car for sale are the brakes and suspension. Therefore, if you are considering buying a car, then you should first familiarize yourself with the brakes and suspension of whichever vehicles interest you. If you want smooth handling, you should check your brakes and suspension periodically or have them checked by a professional.

3. Assess Tires Periodically

At R&B Car Companyís Fort Wayne car dealership, we want you to stay safe on the road as well as save money on tires. Most used cars near you should be equipped with new tires, however, as soon as you drive a car off the lot, the tires will begin to wear, and the pressure could be affected by several different factors. Hence, you should strive to check the wear and tear along with tire pressure to prevent accidents. It is also good to have your tires rotated typically every 5,000 miles to ensure long life and balance out of your tires.

4. Check Engine Belts After 100,000 Miles

Some Fort Wayne used cars may have almost 100,000 miles on them from past drivers. Once they hit 100,000 miles, engine belts typically need to be checked and changed if necessary. However, many dealerships will replace these belts when appropriate.

5. Keep A Clean Car

When you visit R&B Car Company to browse used cars for sale near you, you will likely notice that every car is shiny and spotless. This is not just for show, however. In fact, keeping a car clean also contributes to a vehicleís longevity. If a vehicle isnít kept clean, it may rust, or there may be body damage. Thus, it is best to clean your vehicle whenever it is needed.

6. Different Maintenance Between Different Vehicle Types

While searching for used cars near you, you may be considering several different vehicle types. Perhaps youíre considering a truck for sale near you. In this case, the required maintenance will likely be similar yet slightly different than a sedan, for example. The truck may need more servicing for its tires compared to a sedan if the truck is being frequently used to tow something or driving off-road. For this reason, it is wise to get an understanding of the required maintenance for whichever vehicle type most interests you.

In conclusion, we at R&B Car Company hope that this list has helped you to understand some of the basic maintenance involved in keeping a car running for a long time. If you are near Goshen, IN, and considering a car, donít hesitate to visit R&B Car Company in person or online.

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