Filling the fuel tank of your car with cheap quality fuel or gas is one of the biggest mistakes that shorten the life of your car. Using top-rated fuel would add some more years to its presence on the road. A cheap grade oil or gas will harm the engine and its components by making it fragile. It will decrease the performance and mileage of the car as well. Make sure to top the car with top-rated fuel only.
2. Using Inappropriate Parts
Replacing the engine components with inappropriate ones can lessen the life of your car. Spark-plugs, transmission box components should always fit perfectly.
3. Heavy Foot On The Brakes
Putting a heavy foot on the brakes will harm the brake pads and rotors. It will then ask for replacement more often. Do not put heavy pressure on the brake pedals while driving.
4. Improper Alignment Of The Tires
Alignment of the tires can make a huge impact on the car performance. Inappropriate alignment of the tires can result in imbalance causing road accidents as well. Moreover, it makes a great impact on the fuel economy too. So, ensure to check the alignment of your car.
5. Missing The Servicing & Repairs
Car needs servicing and repairs on time to enhance your long-drives for long. Missing the professional services can result in shortening the life of your car. Moreover, missing the timely repairs might hurt the engine costing you to fortune. Therefore, opting for expert maintenance tips would be great for appropriate caring of the vehicle.
6. Not Checking Various Levels
Regular checking all the levels of the vehicle will make sure the engine and its parts are working perfectly. And, this is the thing most people avoid. A car is just a machine integrated with several small and big parts. Checking the levels habitually will make you stay away from troubles.
7. Not Changing The Engine Oil
It is strongly recommended to change the engine oil after a certain period. And, this is what most of the people forget. Make sure to replace the engine fluids on time.
8. Running Car Without Fuel
Driving the car until the fuel light shows blinking is another way of hurting it to the highest degree. Avoid running the car until it empties for better maintenance.
9. Recklessly Driving Through The Potholes
No matter how perfect the manufacturers have created a car suspension, it will break at some point if driven above the limit. Reckless driving through those potholes will hurt the car’s suspension and might break the rims too. Avoiding potholes while driving at a higher speed would be great for the car performance.
10. Gap Between Washing Sessions
Keeping your car’s exterior clean will add some years to its presence. Irregular washing can result in damage of the car paint and rust.
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