The top 5 tips – Maintenance of DIY cars


Good car maintenance is a prerequisite for running smoothly and a longer life than our valuable property. Although there is a car service station to care for it when they fall ill, you can finally do many things for maintenance of your car and sew it on time to save nine. This post offers 5 important tips that you can apply yourself, and which should ensure good health your car.

1. Check engine oil

Important for the car lubrication system, engine oil lubricates the moving parts of the car, cleaning and inhibiting corrosion, and also cools the engine with heat from the parts.

To check engine oil, turn off the car ignition. Find dipstick, if you don’t know where it takes the owner’s manual help and then deletes dipstick. Most of the dipstick carry the label “engine oil.”

Clean excess oil and check the dip next time to see whether it reaches a “full” sign or not. If not then you need to fill in to reach the “full” sign.

Now, observe the color of engine oil. Blurred black appearance means time for change. Dark chocolate but rather transparent means you have to change it after some time. A clear appearance means it’s okay, but be careful if it seems vaginal discharge, because it might show the need for professional examinations.

To change engine oil, choose products that are already in your car. Pour slowly -let it be time to calm down. When finished, replace the dipstick correctly.

2. Check the automatic transmission fluid

To run a check for automatic transmission liquid, change the position of the transmission lever to parking position ‘P’. Find a dipstick transmission, if you don’t know where it takes the owner’s manual and then deletes the transmission dipstick. Clean and dip it again to check the level.

See also the appearance of liquid. Black liquid with a burning smell is a sign that he needs a quick change. If it is brown, then there are still some lives in it. As a comparison, the newly replaced liquid is red. The car lubrication system consists of certain types of oil, so it is always a good idea to introduce themselves to the basis of the car lubrication system. Because it will help you in all DIY car maintenance activities.

Besides appearance, see the owner’s manual too. Because some producers determine the number of miles that you can drive before refill is needed.

3. Check the engine cooler

This is a simple procedure. To check, just find an overflow coolant tank and pay attention to the level.

Low cooling levels will cause the engine to be too hot, which can cause serious damage to the engine. If the level is between “low” and “full” signs, then it’s okay. If under the “low” sign, naturally a substitute is needed.

4. Check boots with CV

The majority of modern cars are front wheel drive, where CV joint work is to help transmit power to the wheels.

To check the CV connection for damage or damage, you need to check the internal side of the wheel. To make it easier for you, first -first play the wheels to one side as much as that can be rotated. Now, look at the inside to check the front wheel arches. If your inspection reveals oil or oil on boots, it means damaged. If it’s dry then there is nothing to worry about. If damaged, then treat it as an emergency and adjust the replacement.

5. Check the tire pressure

Caring for good wheels & tires is simple, very basic and very important. The point is to check the air pressure without a failure at least once a month. Maybe a good idea if you buy a tire pressure gauge, so you can check the pressure at any time. Another main consideration is to ensure the ideal tire pressure (as determined by car manufacturers).

Hugh Mylo

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