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Important Things To Remember In Car Service

Usually there are three items that will be changed in completing the servicing process such as engine oil, oil filter and air filter.

However, we always forget a few important things that we must remind our mechanics to check before leaving the workshop. The result will be a car breakdown after a few minutes or hours of car service if not.

There are about 10 essential items that need to be checked and added on to your car service – To Do list. Only a few good workshops implement these steps before returning your car back to you, and it should be a good practice that we all remember them. They are:

1) Battery water – Do not just rely on the mechanic to remember to check and top up the water level.

2) Radiator water – Top up the water level or fill up with coolant.

3) Timing belt-This must be checked to confirm whether it is still within the limit before leaving the workshop in order not to get a breakdown.

4) Belting or bearing sound-The sounds of any belting such as alternator belting, compressor belting, power steering belting must be removed and belting must be changed if it is scratched.

5) Air filter housing-Need to be cleaned and any dirt must be removed in order to get smooth engine breathing.

6) Water coolant-To prevent the engine from sudden heat up, the mechanic should use water coolant.

7) Alternator-In order to get a good car condition after service, the mechanic has to confirmed whether this part can still be used or has to be changed.

8) Any oil-Check the oil level such as gear oil, brake oil and clutch oil.

9) Plug cable-change the plug cable in order to get good firing system.

10) Any hose-Any leaking hose has to be replaced especially the fuel hose before it get burnt.

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