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Old 02-18-2011, 12:20 AM   #1
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Preventive Maintenance Tips

Getting into an auto repair shop usually means that something is wrong with your vehicle and having a mechanic work on your car is definitely neccesary to your side. Preventive maintenance on your car is essential to keep your car always on the right track and of course to avoid accidents.Maintenance is highly recommended to keep the car's longevity. With a proper preventive maintenance, you will be able to maintain the moving parts and the internal combustion engine for daily commute and travel.

Lubricant-is another important factor instead of gasoline. The lubricant, such as transmission fluid and motor oil can keep the internal temperature low since it is able to reduce the friction which is caused by the metal objects which are moving in the engine and the transmission housing. For the maintenance, you are recommended to change the oil after driving for 3,000 miles. On the other hand, synthetic blend is able to protect the engine longer. In addition, you also have to check and change the transmission fluid after longer drive. It is essential to shift slightly between gears when accelerating after stopped position.

Tires-is one of the main factors which you have to consider since the damaged tire can lead you to a danger. Therefore, you have to perform a regular and proper maintenance. While changing the oil, you can rotate the tires of the car by moving the tire at the back right to front left and the back left to the front right and vice versa. By doing this, you will be able to keep the threads of the tire evenly and keep it for longevity. At every check, you have to make sure that the tire is in balance. In addition, if you find your tires are worn out or torn, you can replace it with the new one for your safety.

Headlights - is very important during night drive. They can protect you from striking other vehicles or person. Performing good maintenance can help you see through the dark. You are recommended to change the headlights every 18 months. However, some others can last up to two or three years. It will be better for you to consult the auto parts representative for the right headlight type for your car.

If you note any problem, you are recommended to replace brake pads instead of replacing the rotors and drums. Brake pads are less expensive than the rotor and drums so that you can save your money. With a good brake, you can make a good investment for your safety.


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I learned in the military that half of taking care of anything is keeping it clean.
Keep your Jeep clean inside and out if you want it to last a long time.
If you want to buy into the mindset of "It's not a real Jeep unless it's got some mud and some dents," go right ahead.

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Old 02-21-2011, 09:13 AM   #3
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i most diffentaly agree.

"if it aint broke dont fix it, and if it aint broke keep it clean or you'll be fixing it"
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Is OP some kind of retard? What gives?
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Old 02-23-2011, 09:49 PM   #6
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lol im new in this forum but this OP would get flamed on my other forum (supraforums)
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lol im new in this forum but this OP would get flamed on my other forum (supraforums)
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Old 02-23-2011, 11:23 PM   #8
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jeez guys, jeepers are supposed to be a nice bunch. not everyone knows these things. but the type who dont probably dont spend time on jeep forums haha.
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I learned in the military that half of taking care of anything is keeping it clean.
Keep your Jeep clean inside and out if you want it to last a long time.
If you want to buy into the mindset of "It's not a real Jeep unless it's got some mud and some dents," go right ahead.
Have you looked under a Jeep lately? They are literally build for anything! Do I like scratching no... But jeep are supposed to go thro mud haha now after I do take my Jeep off roading it gets a nice long bath under and over bit still man let the Jeep be free!! (thanks for serving our country even tho that's a humble brag hahaha)
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lol im new in this forum but this OP would get flamed on my other forum (supraforums)
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Getting into an auto repair shop usually means that something is wrong with your vehicle and having a mechanic work on your car is definitely neccesary to your side .


Lubricant-is another important factor INSTEAD of gasoline.


Headlights - is very important during night drive.

You are recommended to change the headlights every 18 months.



maybe cause supraforums is mean
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Old 02-26-2011, 09:59 PM   #11
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Growing up very poor, I learned very early on to choose reliable gear and take care of it as if would be your last as it often was.
Keeping your gear clean (RE: Jeep) not only shows pride of ownership but makes good practical sense.
If someone wants to trash their property through abuse and neglect I suppose it is their business and their money to throw away.
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Growing up very poor, I learned very early on to choose reliable gear and take care of it as if would be your last as it often was.
Keeping your gear clean (RE: Jeep) not only shows pride of ownership but makes good practical sense.
If someone wants to trash their property through abuse and neglect I suppose it is their business and their money to throw away.
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Hmm...

Seems like this OP is a bot. He's rocking a Ford Fiesta as his profile pic, and I'm not hatin, but this is pretty far from a Ford Fiesta forum. Plus, his post seems like it was written by an SEO author who wasn't given an inkling of where it would be posted. I used to be a freelance SEO writer, and this seems exactly the type of thing we'd be asked to write.

HOWEVER...

He does (unwittingly) raise some good points. PM is essential on any car, and the abuse Jeeps take means they need more love than a Ford Fiesta.

My contribution? Grease. Make sure all your joints are properly greased. One loose fitting can cause a whole world of damage if all the grease leaks out. Buy a grease gun for ten bones and go to town. Hearing an agonized cry when you turn the wheel? Don't ignore it.
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You are recommended to change the headlights every 18 months.
... 4 Years that I've had the jeep and still going strong...

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