How to Keep Your Used Car in Good Shape

November 8th, 2017 by

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Due to modern engineering practices, used cars are able to last for longer than ever before, but only if you take care of them. The service team at Acura of Avon wants to help you keep your vehicle working better for longer, which requires:

  • Regular maintenance
  • Regular car washes
  • Monitoring the vehicle
  • Checking your driving behavior

Find out more with this guide to used vehicle maintenance from your West Hartford area Acura dealership.

Used Vehicle Maintenance Tips

There are a number of things you can do to make your used car last for longer:

  1. Schedule Regular Maintenance – Your vehicle’s regularly scheduled maintenance plan is there for a reason. Make sure to get in for regular oil changes, tire rotations, filter replacements, and other standard maintenance.
  2. Check for Problems – Whenever you get behind the wheel, make sure to be on the lookout for potential issues, including strange noises, vibrations, and problems braking.
  3. Get Inspections – There are some problems that can creep up on you, which is why it’s important to rely on professionals like the ones at Acura of Avon to run a professional multi-point inspection from time to time.
  4. Get Your Car Washed – Salt, dirt, and other debris can corrode important vehicle components over time, which is why it’s essential to get a full car wash regularly, including underbody.
  5. Drive smartly – Don’t excessively accelerate, brake too hard, or make unnecessarily aggressive turns, all of which are hard on various vehicle systems.

Used Car Service Near Hartford

Now that you know how to keep your used car working better for longer, it’s time to find the right place to service it. If you’re near West Hartford, then Acura of Avon’s service department has you covered with:

When you’re ready, schedule vehicle service with us during our regular hours Monday through Saturday, or contact our service department at (860) 969-2370.

Find Your Next Used Car at Acura of Avon

Ready to save on a quality used car? You can find a variety of used cars for sale at Acura of Avon, including used Acuras, Certified Pre-Owned Acuras, and used cars priced under $10k. And, you can even learn how to enter an Acura radio code. Our sales team is here Monday through Saturday, and you can contact us at 860-850-2891.