When still living with your parents there was a vehicle at home which you used for commute and just left it as it is because your parents took care of it, service, fuel and all. However now you are on your own, all grown up and owning your own car, it is time to know what to do and not to do regarding the one thing that is a both such a useful amenity and a hassle at sometimes. Yes, you do have to spend money on it even after buying it but think of it as an investment.
Don’t just stick to the bare minimum
Any machine needs maintaining not so dissimilar to a human being. If you don’t eat and drink properly you will find that working on the day-to-day activities is not possible. It is the same for a machine; if you don’t oil it, clean it and dry run it as and when required the output is not met. Therefore you must get in to the habit of doing regular vehicle maintenance. It is not do difficult as well; change the oil frequently, wash and clean the inner-vehicle regularly and check on auto electrical Dandenong requirements as and when needed. Good maintenance and upgrades will not only let you have a healthy car but also when you are thinking of reselling, it will definitely bring a higher price than normal.
When you fill-up the fuel tank, you can stick to do some of the regular activities such as, filling the car up not as much as the tank would hold or the bare minimum but as much as sufficient. Some argue that a full tank always is goo don the vehicle as fuel efficiency will be high. But fossil fuel is evaporative; hence having a full tank at all times can be a wastage. But when you are waiting for the tank to be filled, you can clean the windshield for example. Remove any leaves or dirt in there, and make sure you have an unobscured, clear view. Take a look at your headlights as well; are they dirty? You can give them a squeegeeing as well.
Consider your tires
Don’t forget to pay attention to the tiers of your vehicle. Perfect tire pressure is important to keep the tires safe and your commute safer. Over or under inflated tires wouldn’t handle the car or stop it right and may even increase the chances of a blow-out, which can be dangerous. And of course, tires which are having correct pressure tend to have a longer lifespan as well as it can increase the fuel efficiency of your vehicle.Modern vehicles come software-based and electrical. It is easy to manage it via an app. But tires and cleaning like things are going to stay. So pay attention to those aspects always for a better commute.