How often should I check my alignment?
It is recommended to include alignment in your regular maintenance checks.
Why doesn’t my vehicle go straight?
In most cases, when a vehicle pulls to the right or left on even roads, it is due to misalignment. This can cause additional problems if not aligned promptly.
What happens if I ignore misalignment symptoms?
It will lead to uneven tire wear, miscalculated steering reactions & vibration in the steering which ultimately damages your steering system.
How long do brake pads and rotors last?
It depends on how you drive. Different driving styles impact the wear down of brake parts differently. The main factor is the frequency of breaking. When possible, letting the car decelarate without braking is an effective way to increase the lifetime of your brake pads and rotors.
The car pulls to the right or left when I brake. Why?
It could be a hydraulic brake problem, a steering or chassis issue. An inspection will definitely reveal the cause.
How concerned should I be with noise when braking?
Very, from a mechanical and safety points of view. When the reason is unknown, a big risk is taken and if ignored, small issues can lead to bigger and costly problems.
When should I replace my oil?
It depends on your vehicle type, age and your style of driving. It is important to know the recommended interval for your specific scenario and plan accordingly.
What type of oil should I use?
There are different types depending on the type & model of your car. 10W30 is usually recommended as the one size fits all but it is important to ask an auto expert what works best for your engine.
How do I keep track of routine check?
Calendar and phone reminders are good ways to keep track of your routine checks. After every maintenance job The Fix does, we place stickers with your next appointment to help you in tracking.
How important is tire rotation?
Tires wear differently depending on whether the vehicle is front or rear wheel drive, small or large. Rotating tires helps in evenly distrubting tire wear, provinding both safety and savings.
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