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7 Ways To Treat Your Vehicle This Valentine’s Season

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Show Some Love To Your Vehicle This Valentine's Day! 

Valentine's Day is a time for love, and what better way to show your car, truck, or SUV some love than by giving it the TLC it deserves? A well-maintained vehicle will last you longer and perform better, so keep these seven tips in mind when treating your vehicle with extra care this Valentine's season. 

1. Change Your Oil Regularly

Always ensure that your oil is up-to-date and changed according to the manufacturer's recommended schedule. Regular oil changes are necessary for lubricating all of the moving parts in your engine and keeping it running smoothly. 

2. Check Your Tire Pressure

Low tire pressure can cause a decrease in fuel efficiency and an increase in wear and tear on your tires. Check your tire pressure every few weeks and top off any tires that are low on air before they become a bigger problem.                                  

3. Rotate Your Tires

Rotating your tires regularly will help them last longer by evening out their wear patterns over time. It also helps ensure that each tire has plenty of tread to grip the road safely. Talk to your mechanic about how often you should rotate your tires based on factors like: driving conditions, type of vehicle, etc.                              

4. Replace Your Air Filter

A clogged air filter can affect so many aspects of performance, such as fuel economy and engine power output, so make sure you replace it regularly! It's an inexpensive part that takes just minutes to replace but can save you money down the line in repairs or fuel costs if left unchecked for too long. 

5). Clean Out The Interior & Exterior

It doesn't take much effort or time to remove debris from your car's interior and exterior—just a few minutes every couple of weeks can go a long way toward keeping things clean! Vacuum out dirt or mud from carpets, give plastic surfaces some shine with cleaning wipes, etc. Keeping everything clean will also help extend the life of important components like seats and headliners, which tend to deteriorate quickly due to dirt buildup over time.  

6). Check All Fluids & Hoses

Make sure all fluids (engine oil, transmission fluid, etc.) are topped off regularly as well as checking all hoses for signs of wear or damage like cracks or leaks which could lead to costly repairs if not caught early enough. 

7). Invest In Quality Auto Care Products

Investing in quality auto care products like waxes, shampoos, sealants, etc., can help protect paint jobs from UV rays which fade away paint over time, as well as help preserve other parts prone to rusting, such as chrome trim pieces or exhaust pipes/tips! Adding these products to our regular maintenance routine will help us keep our car looking like new for years down the line! 


Whether we're treating ourselves this Valentine's season or showing extra love for our cars through regular maintenance checkups—there's no better way than taking care of what we have so that it lasts us longer! Taking just a few moments each month to inspect our vehicles' vital components can go a long way towards ensuring their longevity—and possibly saving us thousands down the line due to costly repairs that could have been easily avoided with preventative maintenance!


And don't forget—if ever unsure about any repair needs we may have - consult with an experienced mechanic who can help diagnose any issues before they become major problems! Happy Valentine's Day, everyone!

If you need auto repair you can trust, contact Happy Wallet Quality Auto Repair in Naples, FL, today! Schedule a service appointment via our website. You can also Text "SPECIALS" to (239) 330-2746 and receive $10 off your next service visit. You can use that extra money for your Valentine's Day gifts! We are open Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM, and you can find us at 3661 Mercantile Ave. #A, Naples, FL 3410


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