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8 Ways You Might Be Ruining Your Car Without Realizing It

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Regular and perfect Car maintenance a times might be a tedious process for car owners,auto expert shares some things that are always overlooked but are gradually ruining your car. see list below

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1)Using the Wrong Engine Oil


The thickness of the oil(viscosity)effects how the oil does its job.Each car engine was designed for a specific viscosity.There is a lot of difference between 5W-30 and 10W-30 engine oil.
Always stick with the manufacturer recommendation,conveniently found in your owner’s manual.

2)Letting Your Fuel Tank Run Low


You should never run the car on close to empty tank,before filling up at a petrol station.Keep a tank at least a quarter(1/4)full at all times with petrol to avoid fuel pump and engine issues down the road.It would also ensure that you do not get stranded on the side of the road with no fuel in your car.

3)Ignoring the Check Engine light

It could be something minor,but if left untreated,it could turn into something very costly.repairs.Investigate the potential problems yourself or take the car to a mechanic and have it checked.

4)Ignoring Weird Sounds You Hear

Knocking in the engine and the sound of grinding metal or squeaking brakes is typically a warning to the driver.It means that there is a problem and ignoring these sounds will only end up costing you more money in repairs in the long run.

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