Your vehicle requires some maintenance tasks including oil changes or replacing transmission fluid etc. Though these tasks are performed less frequently, these are vital to allow your automobile to live a long and fruitful life.

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But don’t try to follow the dealer’s or mechanic’s recommended maintenance schedule. They often suggest you come in more frequently for maintenance. Bear in mind that they are interested in their own profit and insist you come and perform maintenance more frequently that you really don’t need.

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For example, an automobile service shop may suggest you bring your vehicle in every 3,000 miles for an oil change. But you need to know that most of the modern engines are designed to run for 5,000 miles. Many vehicle mechanics will suggest you replace the coolant every 30,000 miles. But manufacturers recommend replacing the coolant only every 60,000 miles.

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Therefore, instead of relying on those mechanics and automobile service shop follows your car manual. There is a section where you can find the manufacturer’s recommendations. Every manufacturer has some recommended maintenance schedule. It is a complete guide that shows you which maintenance schedule is appropriate for your car. It explains the details of the vehicle maintenance that you need. It will tell you how often to get your oil changed and when to replace fluids and parts. It will also mention when and how to rotate your vehicle tires.

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Finally, if you can’t find the car owner’s manual, try to make a quick Google search. This searching process will bring the correct car maintenance schedule up to you. You can easily prevent the expensive inspections of your car by following your vehicle’s ideal maintenance schedule. It will also save you money and time by avoiding unnecessary repair and replacements. You may be able to keep your car humming for many years.