The economy is bearing the brunt for the current state of affairs. The smartest thing to do right now is to remain under a budget.
Unemployment has skyrocketed and we want to survive by being able to cover necessary expenses like medicines and groceries. The spending on luxuries has drastically decreased, enabling many of the consumers to use that amount in some practical way. Some of the money saved needs to be spent on finding out how to keep your car healthy.
Many garages around areas like Yorkshire and Birmingham where we live are shut down due to safety measures implemented by the government.
People are facing trouble finding proper ones taking precautionary measures. However, there are people who have saved themselves from going back and forth to a few of those garages automatically reducing garage visit expenses. This is for people who just don’t know that there are things that you can do to keep your car healthy during the lockdown. And these should not cost a fortune either.
So what are those care protection steps taken by all these savvy customers?
Replacing Tyres in case of deterioration
We should know that if we leave a vehicle all alone sitting in the garage for a long duration , it can cause many vehicle components to slow down in performance. One such vehicle component is the tyres!
Tyres that are not regularly checked for their quality can cause a lot of troubles later when we actually have to use our parked cars after lockdown. In case you think that your vehicle tyres are old and the rubber of the tyre is deteriorating slowly, now is the time to get quality tyres stocked up at reasonable prices from safe tyre garages.
Once quality tyres are used, they can live for a prolonged period of time without you taking them to tyre repair shops every time they start showing signs of deterioration. Don’t compromise on your tyre’s quality and get professional replacing done. For this, you can now easily buy tyres online from places like Ossett Tyres House (01924271081)
Save up on battery
Before your battery starts showing signs of getting flat, you should keep in mind that if the car is kept still for a longer period it will harm your battery. The electric current required to keep the battery in well-maintained position might not be reaching it as the engine is not started daily. For this, it is best to leave your vehicle running for at least 15 minutes daily so proper energy is transferred from the engine to the battery.
You also need to keep a check on the water level in the battery, if you see your car heating up you should know that refilling the battery with water will help keep it cool and pumped up. You also need to make sure that you have not kept any check lights switched on in a parked car, as its the fastest way to drain the battery out.
Are the Fluid levels balanced?
Fluids that keep your car in a better running position are essential so it is necessary to keep a regular check on them. Without these fluids, it is impossible for the car to give a good performance.
Engine oil, brake fluid and even the engine coolant counts in such fluids. To prevent corrosive material from gathering in them, you can use lubricants that keep these fluids freshened up and prevent them from deteriorating too soon.
Keep your car clean
Give both the interior and the exterior of your car a good clean out to avoid the build-up of dirt and other substances which will break down your car. Despite the circumstances, you want to keep it in the best condition possible. Whether or not you are a one-car family, this tip should not be overlooked.
These savvy steps kept and implemented today can help your car perform well tomorrow when you are once again ready to bring it on the road.
Although we are still shielding due to the pandemic, Leisa takes the responsibility to look after the car by following these tips.
Do what you can for your own car care to prolong the life of your car and also to keep it safe so it can do all that you will need it to.