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Here Are Some Simple Steps to Make Your Car Run Better and Last Longer

As we enter the winter months, taking care of your car becomes a bit more complicated. Not only do you have to take steps to drive more carefully because of icy roads and possible snowfall, but you also have to make sure the chilly conditions don’t affect what’s happening under the hood and prevent a possible dangerous situation. 
Luckily there are few things you can easily do to dramatically decrease your chances of the winter season getting the best of your car. Pay attention to these helpful tips and be safe this holiday season! 

Change Your Car Fluids 
It may seem simple, but one of the best things you can do for your car is regularly get your oil changed at the recommended intervals. Your mechanic gives you these intervals for a reason, going too long with the same engine fluids can cause the engine to overheat or other troublesome things to happen to your vehicle. Beyond just the standard oil change though, you should also always keep an eye on your brake fluid and engine coolant. They both are crucial in sustaining your car through the long haul, so don’t forget about them. 

Stay on top of Repairs 
Do you notice something wrong with your car? Don’t wait to get it diagnosed and repaired. The longer your car drives with damaged parts, the greater the risk of long term and much more extensive damage. If you notice any leaks or unexplained noises, make sure to get it inspected ASAP. 

Repair Scratches or Dents
Everyone gets nicks and scratches on their car once-in-a-while, especially if you’re driving on roads in Atlanta. But don’t just let those sit there, take it to a body shop and buff those imperfections out. The body of your car protects what it underneath and if the outside is damaged then the inside may be in trouble. 

Categories: Parts, Service, Body Shop