Complete Vehicle Services Paraparaumu Suggest 6 Simple Steps to Avoid Expensive Car Repairs
Quite often, a visit to the Workshop or Vehicle Service Professional can be even more painful than a visit to your dentist. Perhaps physical pain isn’t involved, but some car repairs can leave your wallet feeling pretty empty and you with a bad taste in your mouth. The best way to avoid costly repairs is to take preventative steps that will keep your car in the best condition possible.
The first thing to do is to follow the maintenance schedule as outlined in your owner’s manual. The best one is always that recommended by the manufacturer and if you fail to follow those guidelines, your warranty may be voided for future repairs. Always be sure to change fluids, filters and spark plugs as the car’s manufacturer recommends.
Upgrade your motor oil to a high performance synthetic oil, which can help to prevent certain problems and can also improve your car’s performance.
Always be sure that your tires are properly inflated. This is especially important because tires with too little air, or too much, can result in excessive wear and may cause a blow out. It is often recommended that tire pressure be checked during every visit to the petrol station. While this may seem like a lot, you won’t be sorry that you have kept your tires in the best shape possible. For reasons of both safety and the expense of new tires, this exercise is well worth it.
If you notice unusual noises on your car, check with your local workshop immediately. Quite often, unusual noises can be a sign of big repairs to come, and that is an area for concern. It may also just be something loose and rattling, but best to have it checked out and be safe than sorry. And don’t worry about feeling stupid driving into Simon’s workshop at Complete Vehicle Services in Paraparaumu saying “My car makes a funny noise….” he’s heard it many times and more often than not it was necessary to get that “funny” noise checked out to prevent major damage further down the track..
If you do have to take your car in for repairs, be sure that you are dealing with a reputable Certified Mechanic. Naturally, Simon holds all relevant qualifications and certificates so you are in good hands.
Simon at Complete Vehicle Services in Paraparaumu on the Kapiti Coast is an MTA Certified Mechanic, and he is the best person who can instantly assess technically and professionally your car. For Peace of Mind contact Simon today on 04 902 6066 to make an appointment, or contact Simon directly at CLICK HERE