An engine is a fantastic thing when you think about it. It uses timed explosions from gasoline to power it and make a giant machine weighing thousands of pounds move forward! Like all machines, though, it needs to be carefully maintained if you want to avoid unnecessary repairs. At Panache Auto Werke, we have a few things that you should do on a regular basis to keep that engine going while also avoiding unnecessary engine repairs.
- Get the oil changed regularly. We cannot stress this enough! Oil changes are the lifeblood of your engine. Clean oil keeps the parts running smooth and without unnecessary and damaging friction. Oil also acts as a cleanser as well as a lubricant for your engine, allowing it to operate cleaner. If you want to avoid unnecessary engine repairs, you must get the oil changed regularly on your engine.
- Perform proper maintenance measures. There are so many things that, when neglected, can wear down your engine or make it work harder than necessary. Small and simple things like not changing the filters, letting the coolant get too low and ignoring the check engine light are all issues that can wear out your engine and necessitate engine repairs.
- Be cognizant of where you drive. If you are a driver mostly in and around town, your engine is going to have more strain than a driver who drives mostly on highways. Lots of constant starting and stopping is hard on your engine and will require more care.
These are important steps you can take to ensure that your engine lasts as long as possible. To learn more about engine repairs, please contact us at Panache Auto Werke today.