But that doesn't mean you shouldn't be aware of some ways to keep your vehicle in working condition. The items below should be checked regularly to help you avoid future problems.
1. Windshield Wipers
Worn windshield wipers can turn a drive in the rain from a trying experience into something very dangerous. Depending on how much you drive and where you live, you should probably replace your wipers ever six to twelve months. If you're looking for any signs of wipers that need to be replaced, listen for squeaking, skipping, or streaking sounds. You should be able to install new wipers in only a few minutes.
2. Tire Pressure
The DMV recommends that you should check your tire pressure on a weekly or biweekly basis. To find out the ideal PSI for your tires, look in your owner's manual. If more air is needed, you should be able to find an air compressor at a local gas station that just costs a few cents to use.
Take a few minutes and check your brake lights, turn signals, and headlights with the assistance of a friend or family member. If you notice one isn't working, you can find a suitable replacement at a local auto parts store and make the switch in 15 minutes or so. Or you can swing by Christian Brothers Automotive and have us take care of the replacement for you.
What are you waiting for? Get off your computer and go check these items on your vehicle today! Knowing that your lights, tires, and windshield wipers are working can go a long way to making you feel better about driving on Maumelle roads.