Oncken Insurance Agency, P.C. Blog
You must be one of the many who are confined to the safety of your home due to the threat of COVID-19. With the restrictions of going out, you must also take care of not just your health but also your car. With the uncertainties that this pandemic brings, it is imperative that you also maintain your vehicle to avoid damage to it. Here are some of the tips that you can do to help with the maintenance of your car.
The simplest solution to ensure that the engines are properly running is by driving it. It is recommended that you drive your car once every two weeks for at least 20 minutes. By doing this, you can help in:
Common Trouble Spots
You may encounter multiple issues if your vehicle remains unused for a long period. Such problems could be :
Breakdowns and Maintenance
Though there are shelter-in-place orders, it is most likely that dealership service departments and repair shops are open to cater to your car servicing needs. Here are some of the tips that you can do in case you need help in fixing your car if you can’t do the repairs.
Call ahead of time so that you can make an appointment since the car dealership can be operating in limited hours. Having scheduled maintenance can also help you decide if you need to postpone it after it's no longer necessary to do social distancing.
Sterilize your vehicle after you pick it up. Though it's clean once they return it to you, for your peace of mind, you can sterilize the common touchpoints inside your car.
Maintaining your car can be hard especially during these trying times. However, if you know what measures to take to maintain your vehicle, you may save yourself some trouble and further damage to your car. It will also help if you obtain an insurance plan to provide you peace of mind and assist you during this kind of situation. Keep safe and healthy!
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