Maintenance of the car: which parts to change and how often?

At the time of equality between men and women, no question of entrusting the maintenance of your car to your Jules! You do not know anything about mechanics? Follow our guide and the words drain, belt and air filter will have no secrets for you.

Maintenance of your car: drain and ensure the longevity of your car

Oil has a vital role in the operation of your vehicle. It lubricates the moving parts of the motor and reduces the friction between the metal parts. It also ensures the removal of impurities that it transfers to the oil filter.

Draining is the key to an engine that lasts

It is advisable to drain the oil from your car every 10 000 kilometers. If you choose a more complete maintenance, the mechanic will check the oil filter, the fuel filter, the air filter, the cabin filter and the oil. And yes, all that! If you do not flush frequently, your engine will degrade faster and your car will consume more fuel. Clearly, you risk spending a lot more on gas and repairs. Draining is therefore a real trick to reduce the energy needs of your vehicle.

Remember to change the parts of your car for its smooth operation

For other Car parts replacement, the periodicity of change differs depending on the model and your conduct. Some items are listed in your car’s service book and you can refer to them to find out if you need to change the brake fluid, fuel filter, spark plugs or timing belt. With regard to the other parts not mentioned on your notebook, namely the pads, the brake discs, the shock absorbers and the belt; only your technical control will let you know if you need to replace them. Be careful, however, the wear of the brake pads can be found between 20 000 and 30 000 kilometers and that of the discs between 60 000 and 80 000 kilometers. Think about controlling your braking system every 10,000 to 30,000 kilometers.