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Car Owner's Frequently Asks Questions



Q.How often should I change the oil in my car?

A. Changing engine oil depends on the severity of usage of your car, usually, it is recommended to change your engine oil every 6 months or 5,000 km (whichever comes first) for diesel engine and once a year or 10,000 km (whichever comes first) for a gasoline engine.




Q.How often should I rotate my car tires?

A. Tires should be rotated every 10,000 km (6,000 miles) for 2WD and every 5,000 km (3,000 miles) for 4WD models.




Q.How often should I check my car tire pressure.?

A. Tire pressure should be checked regularly, an estimated of 5% tire pressure is lost every month, so the best way to check is monthly.




Q.What is the recommended tire pressure for my car.?

A. The recommended tire pressure depends on your car manufacturer, usually recommended tire pressure can be seen on the sticker adhere on your car driver side door or you can check it in your car owners manual.




Q.What is the best time to check my tire pressure?

A. Tire pressure should be checked when tires are cold, it is when your vehicle has been parked for a minimum of three hours or is driven for less than 1 mile (1.6 km).



Q. What will happen if I have insufficient tire pressure?
A. When you have an insufficient tire pressure it can lead to an overheating of your car tire and subsequent damage in which it could result in tread separation and even bursting of the tire.



Q. How often should a brake fluid replace?
A. Brake fluid is replaced every 24,000 miles (40,000km) or every 2 years whichever comes first.




Q. How often a fuel filter should be check?


A. A fuel filter should be check and drain the water every 6 miles (10,000 km) or every 6 months and should be replaced every 24,000 miles (40,000 km) or every 24 months whichever comes first.



Q. How often should air cleaner filter (dry paper type) replaced?
A. Dry paper type air cleaner filter is replaced every 24,000 miles (40,000 km) or every 2 years whichever comes first, also air cleaner should be checked every 3,000 miles (5000 km).




Q. How long is spare tire good for?


A. If the tire is un-used, it will expire 10 years after its manufacturing date. But if it’s put into service after it’s the manufacturing date then it can only be used for 6 years.

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