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Having the “lowest price in town” says nothing about the quality of your goods and services, and actually might steer potential customers away from your business if they feel those low, low prices equate to shoddy work or merchandise.
“By allocating the equivalent of just one car payment annually during the Cinderella Era and saving the rest, you can cover an entire year’s worth of basic maintenance and grow your nest egg,” said Rich White, executive director of the Car Care Council.
Both are obviously necessary to protect the engine from contaminants and abrasives that cause wear and damage.
Changing the oil and filter every 3,000 miles was standard practice decades ago. But it’s no longer necessary because most multi-viscosity oils today are a synthetic blend or a full synthetic that resist viscosity breakdown and oxidation for a much longer period of time.
Wheel bearings perform a number of important functions, including reducing friction, supporting the weight of the vehicle on the axles and spindles and assisting with wheel alignment.
Many motorists think belts and hoses are repair parts (replace when needed) rather than maintenance parts.
A six-point vehicle check is a gift that will keep on giving – in better vehicle performance and fewer unexpected repairs this winter, according to the Car Care Council.
Worn or damaged chassis parts are fairly easy to diagnose, but they are often overlooked when changing oil, rotating tires, replacing brake pads or performing other routine maintenance.
The Automotive Service Association (ASA) is celebrating April as National Car Care Month by supporting the national “Be Car Care Aware” public service campaign by the Car Care Council.