routine maintenance

What is routine maintenance on a car?

Routine car maintenance is mandatory in order to keep a car running properly. The following guidelines are the approximate intervals many car manufacturers suggest auto maintenance service be performed. However, always refer to the owner's manual, dealer, or authorized service professional for the particular service and intervals required.   Every…
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NOT SURE WHEN TO CHANGE SPARK PLUGS? LOOK FOR 6 SIGNS

Many drivers assume that when their car has trouble starting, there’s a problem with the battery. While this certainly could be the case, it’s not the only possibility. Old or faulty spark plugs could be the culprit! After all, these small spark plugs have a big job to do. Learn…

How to Identify Your Car’s Fluids and Common Leaks

It’s never a great feeling — backing out of the garage or a parking space and seeing a puddle where your car used to be. Is your car leaking oil? Or, is it some other automotive fluid? Here are some helpful tips from Just7 for identifying common car fluids and the potential…
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Five Dos and Don’ts of Car Maintenance

Car maintenance can be a hassle but is very much necessary to keep our cars running in the best shape there is. Here’s our list of five things you should and should not do when carrying out car maintenance to ensure your car is running as smoothly as possible. The…
Vehicle Fluids

Quick Tips For Checking Vehicle Fluids

Vehicle fluids require attention more often than the 5,000- to 10,000-mile service intervals common today. Incorrect fluid levels can cause breakdowns or even serious damage. For proper car care, here’s how to monitor key vehicle fluid levels between auto service visits. General Tips and Cautions Park on level ground when…
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Car Noises!!

Car noises can mean a whole host of things — depending on when they happen and where they come from — which makes it hard for the untrained ear to work out what’s wrong. Here are some things to be aware of, and what they can mean: Growling noise: A growl…

How Important are Regular Oil Change?

We all know that you need to get your oil changed every 3,000 - 5,000 miles, but why? You bring your car to the shop and sit there tapping the floor with your foot wondering why it's taking so long, trying to decide how long you can delay before your next oil change. Then…
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How an oil filter works

The oil filter helps remove contaminants from your car engine’s oil that can accumulate over time as the oil keeps your engine clean. The importance of clean motor oil is important because if the oil were left unfiltered for some time, it could become saturated with tiny, hard particles that can…
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Routine Vehicle Maintenance: What You Should Know

Get in the habit of conducting regular vehicle maintenance and you’ll avoid potentially costly breakdowns as well as extend the life of your car. You can handle basic routine vehicle maintenance yourself, by following a regular schedule as outlined in your owner’s manual. Whether you're driving less during the lockdown…

Fast Driving

Speed, it surely thrills an awful lot of us. And that is also one thing that we may not realize is putting us at risk. Most of us who are believers of fast driving are also patients of complacency, except for the professional sportsperson, of course. While the conditions on a racing…