5 Car Repairs You Should Never Skip
April 24th, 2017
So you get in, turn the key, the car starts and you’re off. That’s how it usually works, right? Well, it’s not a good idea to put certain auto repair details off. Here are some maintenance items you definitely should not skip over:
Oil change: Although the “3,000-mile rule” isn’t really in effect anymore thanks to improved motor oil formulations, you should still have a conventional oil changed about every 5-6,000 miles. Synthetic oil is about twice as expensive per quart, but it offers superior engine protection (which is why manufacturers now recommend it). Synthetic oil can be changed about every 10-12,000 miles, which helps ease that added per quart cost.
Tire maintenance: It’s too easy to take tires ...