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6 Spring Car Maintenance Tips Before You Find A Car For Sale Near Elkhart, IN

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6 Spring Car Maintenance Tips Before You Find A Car For Sale Near Elkhart, IN

 

Spring is just beginning, which means new seasonal deals at Elkhart car dealerships near you. With the end of Winter, it is also a great time to address the effects of cold temperatures and icy conditions on your vehicle. When it comes to the lifespan of your vehicle, some regular maintenance can go a long way. To assist you with this maintenance before you find a car for sale near Elkhart, IN, we at USA-1 want to give you a list of six spring car maintenance tips.

1. Inspect Your Battery

If your battery fails, your vehicle won’t be able to go anywhere without a jumpstart. In order to avoid battery failure, it is good to check your battery at least once a year. While inspecting the battery, you should look at the terminals for signs of dry white battery acid. If you see acid, you should remove the cables from the battery and clean them using a wire brush and corrosion removal fluid, reconnecting the battery once it is clean. At USA-1’s Elkhart car dealership, we assure quality care for all of our vehicles. For this reason, we provide new batteries on all of our cars for sale near Elkhart, IN. With this being said, it is still essential to check the battery of every car for sale near you that interests you, letting the dealer know if there are any present issues with the battery.

2. Check All Engine Fluids

The fluids of your vehicle are essential to the function of all the components. Because of this, it is vital that you regularly check all fluids under your vehicle’s hood. These fluids include engine oil, power steering, brake, transmission, and coolant fluids. To ensure that your vehicle runs optimally, you should top off any low fluids and replace the fluids as required according to a vehicle’s owner’s manual. 

3. Evaluate Air Filters

At USA-1’s Elkhart car dealership, we understand that Spring is well known for the amount of pollen and dust in the air. To best keep these air contaminants out of any used car near you, it is recommended that you change your cabin air filter every 30,000 miles. Aside from this, you should change your engine’s air filter according to the owner’s manual. Changing these filters will avoid clogging and help to keep your vehicle performing well. 

4. Replace Wiper Blades If Necessary

Whether you’re driving a used car near Elkhart, Indiana, or anywhere else, it is crucial to note that one of the most significant safety concerns while driving is having low visibility. Visibility is highly dependent on the windshield wipers of a vehicle. Therefore, you should maintain your windshield wipers throughout the year, changing them every six to twelve months, depending on how quickly they get worn. An excellent way to extend the life of your windshield wipers is to clean the dirt and debris from them regularly.

5. Inspect Tires For Wear And Optimal Pressure

Tire pressure is specifically significant during the Spring. As temperatures become colder in the Winter, tire pressure decreases. In contrast, as temperatures warm up in the Spring, tire pressure can rise, causing overinflation of tires. This overinflation can cause tires to wear quickly. With this being said, you should strive to maintain the correct tire pressure by checking the pressure of your tires regularly with a pressure gauge. It is also wise to check all tires for wear, rotating the tires periodically to balance out the wear and extend the life of your tires. If you are looking for cars for sale near Elkhart, Indiana, all the vehicles should be equipped with new tires; however, it is still good to inspect the tires of whichever vehicles interest you. Even sitting in a car lot, the weather can significantly impact the quality of a vehicle’s tires; therefore, you should let a dealer know if you see anything wrong with the tires of a car on the lot.

6. Keep Your Vehicle Clean

When you visit USA-1’s car dealership in Elkhart, IN, you will notice that our entire inventory is shining and spotless. At USA-1, we know that the best way to preserve a car is to keep it clean. Thoroughly cleaning a vehicle will get rid of all accumulated dirt from the winter season, greatly reducing the risk of ruining the body or undercarriage of your vehicle.

 

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