Maintenance Tasks that Can't Wait Before the 30/60/90k Mile Service

As your vehicle cruises along the road of ownership, reaching those important mileage milestones can feel like milestones of their own. While some maintenance tasks can be strategically deferred until the 30/60/90k mile service intervals, certain aspects of vehicle care demand immediate attention. Ignoring these non-negotiable tasks could lead to repair visits, compromised safety, and a bumpy road ahead.

Brake System Inspection

When it comes to safety, your vehicle's braking system takes center stage. Waiting until the 30k, 60k, or 90k mile service to address brake issues is a gamble you can't afford to take. Regular brake system inspections and maintenance, including pad replacements and rotor resurfacing, should be performed as needed to ensure optimal stopping power. Don't wait for the service milestones – your safety depends on it.

The Feared Check Engine Light

The infamous "check engine" light is your vehicle's way of communicating that something requires attention. Whether it's a minor hiccup or a more serious issue, ignoring this warning light can lead to worsening problems over time. Don't wait until the 30/60/90k mile service to have your vehicle's diagnostics checked and any necessary repairs performed. Prompt action can prevent further damage and keep your vehicle running smoothly.

Tires, Tires, Tires!

Your tires are the sole point of contact between your vehicle and the road, making their health a critical consideration. Regular tire maintenance, including rotations, alignments, and maintaining proper tire pressure, should not be postponed until the service intervals. Neglecting tire care can lead to uneven wear, decreased fuel efficiency, and even compromised handling. Keep your tires in top condition for a smoother and safer ride.

Address Fluid Leaks

Fluid leaks are red flags that should never be ignored, regardless of your vehicle's mileage. If you notice puddles or drips underneath your car, it's crucial to identify and address the source promptly. Whether it's engine oil, coolant, transmission fluid, or any other fluid, leaks can lead to significant damage if left untreated. Timely intervention can prevent costly repairs and potential breakdowns.

Fox Run Auto Inc. is here to help with all of your maintenance tasks before the 30k mile mark is reached. Just give us a call and we will schedule a visit!

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