Listening to Your Vehicle May Save You Money on Auto Repairs in Reno
How well do you listen your vehicle? Do you have a great auto repair shop that maintains your vehicles service? If you’re like many people too busy to listen to your vehicle you may want to pay closer attention.
According to an article at californiademocrat.com, “Lets Do Car Talk”
“Your car will let you know if there is a problem,” he said. “Listen to what your car is telling you.”
With winter drawing near, as shown by cooler temperatures, it is even more important to listen to the car or truck.
There is usually an early indication of a future problem. Learn what the car feels like to drive. If it changes, maybe it would be a good idea to check it out. It may be slower starting, a harder push on the brake or the accelerator to make it do the same thing. Possibly the steering wheel is a little harder to turn to the right or left.
The car may sound different, but if the radio is always loud, it might not be heard.
“Sometimes turn the radio off and listen to the car for awhile,” Shelton said.
Judging by some of the extreme weather conditions experienced in the area in the last several years, it is a good idea to have cars and trucks checked out and winterized.
According to Service Manager Luke Friedrich at Sakelaris Ford, car owners usually remember oil and oil changes. What they might not think about is transmission fluid, brake fluid condition and levels and coolant.
As long as the transmission works, people just use it. Few think much about it until they notice a problem. A lot of the time, the problems could be avoided if the transmission was checked twice a year, as a part of the summarizing and winterizing processes, and changed as often as the owner’s manual recommends.” To read the entire article click here.