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What is Schedule/Preventative Maintenance?

Car preventative maintenance is very important in ensuring your vehicle performs to its full potential. No vehicle part or accessory is manufactured to last forever, and there are numerous reasons why some parts wear out or simply break.

The schedule for car preventative maintenance services varies depending on the make and model of a car, along with its year of manufacturing. Driver behavior and driving conditions should also be taken under consideration when coming up with this maintenance plan. Manufacturers suggest the so-called extreme or ideal service schedule based on impact parameters. You can notice a lot of common vehicle issues by simply using your sense. Your usual routine should consist of smelling of unusual odors, noticing a difference in handling, listening for strange noises, and inspecting the area around your car for leaks. It's good to know a bit more about your car because you'll be able to notice minor problems and have them repaired before they turn into something more serious and expensive. Preventative maintenance activities include partial or complete overhauls at certain periods of time, like 30, 60, and 90K, lubrication, oil changes, and so on. Moreover, workers can keep track of equipment deterioration so they'll know when to repair or replace worn parts before they cause a complete system failure. The best preventative maintenance program would prevent the failure of the entire system equipment before it happens.

At Michael's Automotive in Boise, ID, we've demonstrated our expertise countless times throughout the years. Let our team of expert auto mechanics provide the preventative maintenance services your vehicle deserves, in order to keep all systems working at their best.

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