23 Jan

Reasons Not To Delay Servicing Your Car

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As tempting as it may be to wait a little bit longer to get your car serviced, it’s never a good idea to do so, because things might not turn out as you believe they should. In fact, they might take a turn for the worst. And you don’t want that now, do you?

Here’s why you should never ignore the service light that comes on in your car;

Reduce car repair costs

You might think you are saving money by delaying servicing your car as it may seem as unwanted costs at that time, but this move could end up costing you more over time. The reason for serving your car regularly is to help detect issues before they start. So, if these issues are not picked up early, they can cause small irregularities as well as major malfunctions. And some of these issues might need extensive repair or full replacement, which can be very expensive.

Ensure you and others remain safe

Considering that even just a single faulty part, more so in the steering and suspension systems can lead to serious accidents, regular car maintenance and repair is not a matter to take lightly. So to ensure the safety of you, your loved ones, other motorists as well as pedestrians, don’t skip scheduled service.

Extend your car’s lifespan

If you find yourself buying a new car every few years, whereas your next door neighbor’s car is still going strong year after year, you tend to ask yourself lots of questions. What is his secret really? The truth of the matter is there’s no ‘hidden’ secret at all. Regular scheduled maintenance makes all the difference. If you perhaps didn’t ignore the lit-up warning messages in your car, your story would have been different.

Take good care of your car, and it will serve you long and well.

Get top dollar for your car

Depreciation occurs in all vehicles. However, the depreciation value depends on how well you maintain your car. A well maintained car with service records ensures you get the top dollar when it comes time to sell.

Protect the environment and reduce pollution

Motor vehicles are known to be the leading source of air pollution. Its damaging not only to the environment, but also human health. Getting your car serviced on a regular basis ensures the engine is performing at its best. This not only improves your car’s efficiency, but goes a long way in preserving the environment.