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If you’ve been following this blog series on tips to stay safe out on the road and decrease your chance of needing an auto repair, then you are in luck! We are more than excited to tell you the last few ways that you can decrease your chances of coming in to your local repair shop for car assistance in Kearny Mesa! Improving your car for the roads is something that you shouldn’t take lightly. Changing your oil, checking your tires and replacing your windshield wipers are a start, here are the final maintenance tips that you should be following.

Vehicle Maintenance Tips

  1. Have you checked the fluids in your car? The most important liquid that you should be checking on a seasonal basis is the coolant. You don’t want your radiator to get too hot and overheat. By checking your antifreeze, you’ll be able to rest assured in knowing that your car is safe from overheating.
  2. Don’t ignore your battery. You need a battery that is in good condition! Batteries that are not attended to at least once a year can go dead when it gets cold, and they will not hold a charge for long. In order to keep your battery up to par, we suggest cleaning it. Keep in mind that heat also has effects on batteries including evaporating the internal battery fluid.Cleaning your battery can increase the longevity of your battery. If you don’t feel comfortable inspecting your battery, come in to Kearny Mesa Automotive for the assistance you need.

We hope that you have enjoyed this blog series! We encourage you to give us a call and make an appointment with your local car repair specialists if any problem occurs with your car. Get the repairs you need and give us a call if you need assistance with any of the tips we have previously mentioned.