Commuters who drive their own cars every day know just how important their cars are: without them they’d be late to work, or possibly have a much longer commute. Yet the daily drive is tough on cars and ages them faster than any other kind of driving.
That’s why it is so important to take care of your car and make sure it stays healthy. The best way to do that is through routine maintenance, which many people forget about or let go by the wayside as other things come up.
Over time, the lack of timely maintenance adds up. Here are the most important ways you should be maintaining your car to keep it on the road and running right.
In general, you should have your vehicle’s oil changed every 3,000 miles. If you use synthetic oil, you can go closer to 5,000 miles...