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Whether you have a luxury or a non deluxe vehicle, one thing is for sure, you would like to keep it running and in good condition for the longest time. Your vehicle’s life depends a lot on what type of vehicle you have. But here are some tips you can use to extend your vehicle;s life expectancy.

The first thing you need to do is to read the car’s manual maintenance. As we mentioned before, every vehicle is different, so reading their own manual for maintenance is the best thing you can do to keep it top performance. Not to mention it will save you lots of money in the long run.

Here’s a funny fact, did you know that short tips affect your vehicle’s life expectancy? Yes, cold starts are hard on engines. If you have multiple vehicles drive the one more recently driven.

As we have mentioned before, keeping your fluids checked is essential to extend your car’s life expectancy. You should check the level of your antifreeze, oil, transmission fluid, power steering fluid and brake fluid. Oil has to be clean not dark. Keeping the oil in your car for too long will turn it black, and this is not a good sign.

Changing the oil regularly will improve your gas mileage. It is recommended to change the oil every 5,000 to 8000 km.

Changing the air filer in your vehicle not only will keep your a/c top performance, but it can also lower your gas consumption due to the fact that the dirt and dust will be removed from it.

You may want to change your transmission fluid and filter every 45,000 miles for a better performance of your vehicle.

Rotating your tires every now and then is essential since it reduces uneven wear and tear on the tread and it also extends. Your vehicle manual wil lcontain detailed rotation information.

An essential thing to do to extend you vehicle’s life expectancy is to keep the tires inflated. Did you know that under-inflated tire can reduce the tire’s life by 15%?

Do you have any other tips to extend your vehicle’s life expectancy? We’d love to know!