When we are an owner a vehicle we must also know the basic of checking our vehicle as routine for day to day operation, these are essential to have our vehicle operates properly and provide as a safe journey when we are on the road behind the steering wheel.
Tips on what to check from time to time
Check the car tire pressure of all tires including spare tire more often, especially when having a long distance trips, adjust if necessary, vehicle owner’s manual indicates the correct car tire pressure, and always maintain your car tire pressure at the specified level, also ensure that your car tire is free from damage or excessive tire wear. Rotate tires every 10,000 km (6,000 miles).
Check the windshield wiper for cracks and wear and be sure that it is functioning properly.
Check the windshield washer if there is enough water on the reservoir.
Check for the engine coolant level, checking must be done when the engine is cold, check if there is an adequate coolant on the reserve tank and the radiator.
Check the level of the engine oil after parking your vehicle on the level ground, with the engine off.
Check the brake and clutch fluid level and ensure that your vehicle brake and clutch fluid level is between the “Max” and “Min” lines.
Check the battery fluid level in each cell, battery plates should be immersed to a battery fluid.
Check all lamps, make sure that the headlamps, and stop lamps, tail lamps, turn signal lamps are operating properly.
Having a safe journey also depends on the safety conditions of our vehicle, so as an owner, we must be sure that we are aware of it.