Top Ten car care do's that don't get done

Top Ten Car Care Do's That Don't Get Done

Skimping on Car Care Today Will Be Costly Tomorrow

Your car needs an oil change or a tire rotation. It's one more chore on your never-ending "to do" list, and sometimes it just falls through the cracks. Apparently, you're not alone. Last year, vehicle inspection events held during AAA Car Care Month uncovered a variety of maintenance issues that were well on their way to becoming real problems for vehicle owners. Described below are 10 items that often get overlooked.  Your car's recommended maintenance schedule is not simply a hassle, but rather a way to ensure your vehicle operates more safely, uses fuel more efficiently, lasts longer and retains its value for resale.

  1. Tire Pressure
  2. Engine Air Filter
  3. Engine Oil
  4. Battery Cables/Clamps/Terminals
  5. Windshield Washer Fluid
  6. Windshield Wiper Blades
  7. Antifreeze/Coolant
  8. Tire Tread
  9. Drive Belt
  10. Brake Fluid