What are the Benefits of Preventative Maintenance?

Unfortunately, there are many vehicles being driven down the road that are not road-worthy in terms of maintenance. Some vehicle owners think they cannot afford preventative maintenance or they simply do not want to put out the money for it. Car maintenance is definitely a necessary expense. You really don’t save money by extending the time intervals between the recommended car maintenance services or by ignoring them. The potential costs of damage to your engine, transmission, or suspension will be much greater than the cost of preventative maintenance.

4 benefits of preventative maintenance:

  1. Increases your knowledge of your car – For some vehicle owners, anything beyond oil changes and tire inspections is a mystery. If you’re unsure what other car maintenance items to include in your budget, your mechanic can tell you exactly what is starting to wear out, what needs to be replaced right away, or what can wait.
  2. Your mechanic gets to know your car – When you use the same auto mechanic for all the maintenance and repairs on your vehicle, they get to know it inside and out so when there are problems, they are able to pinpoint exactly what to look for.
  3. Passes the emissions test easily – Keeping up with preventative maintenance will make sure your car continues to operate at its optimum performance level. Any problems can be resolved before the emissions check.
  4. Confidence in your car – You will have peace of mind when driving down the road that your car will get you to your destination, safely and comfortably.

Want to know more about the benefits of preventative maintenance? Contact our ASE Certified technicians at theWrench, Ltd. Car Care Center today at (360) 692-1414 for more information about our car maintenance services and to schedule an appointment. Our auto shop proudly serves residents in Silverdale, WA, and the surrounding area.

Written by The Wrench LTD