One of the worst things is trying to go somewhere and all of the sudden your car does something that it isn’t supposed to do. You are now on the side of the road with a car that doesn’t work properly. Heithcock Towing wants to help you learn some great ways to help you prevent your car from breaking down.
Will a Tune Up Stop My Car from Stalling & Leaving Me Stranded?
You should make sure you get your car a regular tune up and take it in for a car servicing. By doing this, service experts can detect any problems that your car is having and correct the problem before it leads to significant problems. Think of it like this, you go to the doctor when you don’t feel good. They tell you what is wrong, give you medication if needed. Well, a car can’t tell you what it’s wrong until after something happened to it. So by taking it in regularly can help it from getting “sick” or breaking down.
Tire Pressure & Tread Inspection
A big problem when it comes to getting stranded on the side of the road is related to tires. Too often someone is driving down the road, they blow their tire or it becomes flat. How can you help prevent this from happening? Make sure to check tire pressure and tire depth. A lot of newer cars will tell you if your tire pressure is low. If you are in an older car then you need to check the pressure. If it is low make sure you fix that problem before you really start driving. Also, look for flat spots and cracks in your tires. This can help prevent you from sitting on the side of the road with a flat tire trying to change it.
Regular Oil Change Helps Prevent a Vehicle Breakdown
Getting your oil changed and making sure you have enough oil in your car can help you stay on the road without any problems. Getting your oil changed can help removed and minimize the amount of dirt and build up that can get into your car’s engine, making your car smoother.
Why Should You Not Overload Your Car?
Did you know that overloading a car can cause problems in your car? If you are going on a road trip and you overload your car, this can create too high of a demand on your car. Having a full and heavy car makes the engine work harder to get where you are trying to go. It could make your car overheat in the hot summers or even make your tires wear out a lot faster than they would have otherwise. So when you are loading for those fun summer vacations, keep in mind how much weight you are actually adding to the car.
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We want everyone to get safely to their destination and without having car problems on the side of the road. Heithcock Towing is here to help in any way they can to make your life a little less stressful on the road. But if you find yourself on the side of the road, we are here to help. Call us for all your towing and roadside assistance needs.