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Vehicle Ownership and Proper Auto Maintenance: 3 Frequently Asked Questions

Owning a vehicle is extremely important and, honestly, it shouldn’t be for everybody. If you can’t properly take care of your vehicle at all times, you shouldn’t be behind the wheel. Obviously, that’s not the case, but you can at least educate yourself on what to do and how to become a better car owner. Even if you don’t know how to perform various repairs or maintenance tasks, you can always take your vehicle to a reputable auto shop for assistance. The key is knowing when to get your car fixed. 

Auto Care Assistance: Oil Change Do's and Don'ts

In a recent survey, researchers found that an estimated 77% of vehicles on the road were in need of maintenance or repairs. A great way to limit the amount of professional work your vehicle will need is to stay on top of your car’s own maintenance needs and, specifically, the oil.

Oil changes are extremely important for ensuring a vehicle is functioning properly and safely. Far too many people either ignore their vehicle’s oil levels, perform improper oil maintenance, or refrain from getting an oil change all together.