Regular maintenance is key

Regular maintenance is key to keeping your car running smoothly and avoiding costly repairs down the line.

At Car Friend, we’re not just about fixing cars; we’re about keeping you and your car happy and healthy.

Here are some essential car maintenance tips that will make your vehicle purr like a contented cat.



  1. Oil Change Magic: Keep Your Engine Purring

– Why it’s important: Regular oil changes keep your engine running smoothly. Think of it as your car’s daily dose of vitamins!

– How often to do it: Check your owner’s manual for recommendations, but typically every 3,000-5,000 miles. Or, if you prefer a visual cue, set a reminder on your phone!


  1. Tyre TLC: Check Your Tyre Pressure for a Smoother Ride

– Why it’s important: Properly inflated tyres improve fuel efficiency and safety. Plus, it makes your car feel like it’s gliding on air.

– How to do it: Use a tyre pressure gauge and refer to your car’s manual for the correct pressure levels. Pro tip: Do it when the tyres are cold for the most accurate reading.


  1. Brake Check-Up: Ensure Safe Stops Every Time

– Why it’s important: Brakes are crucial for safety. You want to stop, not just slow down!

– Signs of wear: Listen for squeaking or grinding noises and feel for any changes in braking performance. Imagine your car is trying to tell you something important – don’t ignore it!


  1. Battery Boost: Keep Your Car Starting Strong

– Why it’s important: A healthy battery ensures your car starts reliably. No one likes the surprise of a dead battery!

– Maintenance tips: Check for corrosion and ensure it holds a charge. Give your battery some TLC, and it will return the favour.



By following these car maintenance tips, you can extend the life of your car and enjoy a safer driving experience.

Need help with maintenance?

Visit Car Friend for expert service and advice. We’re here to keep your car (and you) smiling!

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