Maintaining your vehicle is a must if you want it to last. This goes far beyond the occasional oil change. While having your oil changed regularly is important, there are other maintenance tasks you need performed, often on an annual basis. If you are not sure what kind of automotive repairs and maintenance garages in Santa Rosa recommend, here are a few tips and pointers from McLea’s Tire and Automotive for when you need to take your vehicle in.
Check your owner's manual for the vehicle. It will include listed mileage points where you should take your vehicle in for an inspection. This typically starts around the 25,000-30,000-mile range and repeats every 10,000 to 15,000 miles. This roughly equates to bringing your car in every one to two years for complete maintenance (depending on how often you drive your vehicle). While your car may sound fine, certain areas such as belts wear down ...[more]