Having your own car can either be a dream or a nightmare, depending on how you take care of it. In fact, the car problems that you encounter are a product of your own doing. Simply put the lack of proper car care cleaning and services can mean putting your car and life at risk.
Sadly, some of the things that you constantly do or not do may be the ones that may be damaging your car. What are these?
First, choosing not to do anything to address the lit up check engine light.
The car is a product of science and technology and it has been designed to allow itself to tell if there is something wrong with its system. When the check engine light it lit up, it means you need to have the car engine checked immediately. Ignoring the light will only mean putting your life in great danger while on the road, not to mention the high repair costs if may require
Second, ignoring fluid and filter maintenance.
Failing to check the car fluids as well as the car filters could put the car systems at great risk for damage. It is a must that you check the car fluids on a daily basis to keep the levels at the right numbers. The filters may not need changing every day but timely checking of it should help keep it clean. It is important that the filters are clean to keep the car running smoothly and efficiently.
Lastly, not keeping the car clean.
Failing to clean the interior and the exterior of the car can cause real damages to the vehicle. It is not just about aesthetics. Keeping the car clean will ensure that there is no bacteria inside and out that could cause you to get sick or to get the car damaged in any way.