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7 Reasons Why Regular Car Maintenance is Important

7 Reasons Why Regular Car Maintenance is Important

Getting routine check ups on your vehicle is important. It keeps your car running longer, looking new and prevents big problems from happening like a broken transmission or engine failure.

Here are 7 reasons why you should get regular maintenance on your car, SUV or truck.

1. It’s safe

It doesn’t matter how great you drive, you’re still at risk for getting into an accident if your vehicle isn’t running properly. Accidents can happen when you have faulty brakes, dirty headlights, worn windshield wipers and tires, buildup in your exhaust or a leaky gas tank.

2. It’s good for the environment

Your vehicle emits dangerous fumes like carbon dioxide and automotive fluids into the air and water. Maintaining your car will help save the environment and prevent it from getting worse.

3. It looks better

You’ve invested a lot of money in your car. Now keep it looking new! Taking good care of your vehicle will prevent faded paint, rusty spots, dents and bubbling tint from making your car look old.

4. It’s cheaper

By investing in regular maintenance checkups, you save money from having to make costly repairs, especially if you drive a luxury vehicle that requires special car parts and accessories.

We’re ASE-certified, BMW-certified, among many more. Call us to learn more in case you need to repair your luxury vehicle.

5. It sells faster

The value of your vehicle will depend on well you take care of it. With competitive rates to buy a new vehicle, it’s important to keep your vehicle in excellent condition. Most used car buyers value a vehicle’s condition over the make and model.

6. It performs better

Your mechanic will check your vehicle’s fluid levels, oil and parts to make sure your vehicle is performing at its best.

7. It’s reliable

There’s nothing worse than having your vehicle break down in the middle of a road trip with friends in your car. Things like a broken radiator, bad tires or engine failure are not things that can be fixed on the side of the road. Our recommendation is to get your vehicle checked before embarking on a long journey.


To schedule a maintenance check up with one of our knowledgeable mechanics, call Griffin Auto Care at 561-659-0765.

Sources: Auto Mechanic, Firestone

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