Car service

car repairs

The regular check and servicing of the car is vital to maintain and keep the good working of the engine and to extend its life. But sometimes servicing a car is expensive and we don’t have enough budget to service the car at specific time. Therefore, the best thing you can do is to learn and try to check and service your car by yourself. A regular and normal car service is very easy and simple procedure. Below you can see the instructions how to service you car.

  • Car maintenance – regularly a car can be serviced from 6 000 to 10 000 miles, or this means once a year. The normal car maintenance need to include check of oil levels, engine coolant, brake fluid levels, washer refill for windscreen, tyre check, brake check, head lights, indicators.

  • Car service list – You should use the following tools from the check list: spark plug removal tool, oil filter removal, car jack, set for removing sump plug, antifreeze tester, oil filter wrench etc.

  • Car service elements checklist – air filter, oil filter, engine oil, antifreeze, sump plug washer.

  • Engine oil change – Before changing the oil, the machine must work at least 15 minutes. The oil must be warm. Remove the oil cap, place the oil catch pot under the sump plug and drain.

  • Oil filter – Turn the oil filter wrench and turn to remove the filter. Make sure that the seat of the filter is clean and put little bit oil on the sealent of the new filter and easily firm up with the filter wrench.

  • Antifreeze – The engine must be cool before you change the antifreeze. The colour of the liquid can be green, pink, blue, depending on the antifreeze.

  • Air filter – The procedure is simple. The only thing you have to do is to drop the new filter in.

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