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How Does Your Driving Style Affect The Quality Of Your Car Parts?

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Believe it or not, the way you drive can and will take its toll on the lifespan of your car parts. Car maintenance is neither easy nor cheap, this is why it is essential to extend the life of your existing parts as much as possible. Just like your car’s owners manual says, driving under severe conditions will speed up the damage. 

 

In other words, if you drive in the city or on a delivery route, your suspensions and tires will last a lot more than they would if you drive in dirty and dusty environments, or if your car is heavily loaded – at the same time, severe heavy duty usages also affect the breaks, the tires and what not. The condition of the road also has a direct influence on the overall status of the car and of the car parts – well-maintained roads are not as dangerous as the dirty and bumpy ones, as the latter are known to affect the suspensions of your car especially if you use your vehicle on a daily basis. 

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A Closer Look At The Car Parts That Require Maintenance 

There are three main car parts that require repairs and maintenance, and the brakes are certainly some of the most important ones. Simply put, it is essential to make sure that your brakes are checked periodically by a professional, ideally when your mechanic changes your car’s oil. As a matter of fact, having your brakes checked and maintained is far better than having them replaced, as the latter can turn out to be quite pricey. This is why it is essential to take your car to a professional car service – it is better to prevent than to treat, therefore do not wait until you hear that bothersome grinding noise in your brakes to have them inspected. 

The suspension system is designed to improve the comfort of the passengers by making the road smoother, and they are particularly important for bumpy roads. However, if your suspensions are under heavy use or you drive your car on very bad terrain, then the steering system and the car suspensions are more likely to break down when they hit a hole or something similar. As you may know already, your suspension system is directly connected to you car’s tires, and a faulty suspension can wreak havoc on the quality of the tires as well, if there are any worn parts that need to be replaced – when that time comes, the new 4wd suspension kits are surely a great investment! 

Last, but not least, the tires are certainly another important part of your vehicle, and you need to rotate and change them on a constant basis, in order to make sure that they work to full potential. Statistically speaking, it is recommended to change you tires twice a year and to make sure that your tires to match the season when you are driving. It is known that as time passes, the tires become chopped and less useful and this can affect your safety and the safety of your passengers, given the fact that won tires will require more time for you to stop your car. 

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  • Comment Link Jobette Escobanas Friday, 07 March 2014 04:07 posted by Jobette Escobanas

    Actually on the first 1 year of my motor, i am so careful and avoid every hump. After a year, i drive like a boss. LOL

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