Apr 172014

According to Forbes magazine, a new car automatically loses 20% of its value at 

the moment it’s driven off the store forecourt. It can lose up to 60% of its value

over the first year of its life. It doesn’t sound very appealing but it’s true.

Unfortunately, it’s the nature of a new car, which is why it’s important for drivers

to know how to deal with it. Owning and using a brand new car can only be

described as a battle against depreciation – there are ways in which the car will

age, but there are also ways in which you can combat this.


There are literally hundreds of ways to extend the life of your car. Some are quite

intensive, time consuming processes and others are as simple as checking your

car’s brakes, tyres and oil level once a week. It all depends on how determined

you are to battle the signs of aging that will inevitably appear in your vehicle. If

your car means everything to you – you’re probably going to want to try out

quite a few of these tips and tricks. On the other hand, if battling the signs of aging

in your own bodywork is quite enough effort, thank you - you’re probably best

employing a couple of the more simple maintenance checks and driving tips.

Take It Easy On Your Car

It’s not a horse, remember, it’s a car – it won’t automatically repair itself if it gets

tired or worn out. You can’t give it a carrot and expect it to keep on running if

you’re pushing it to its limits. In order to extend the life of your car – don’t leave

it idling often, drive under 55mph, avoid heavy loads and try not to fill up after

the petrol tanker has replenished fuel stocks at your local garage. This last tip is

an interesting one that most people aren’t aware of. Whea fuel pump is refilled

damaging sediment is disturbed and forced to the top of the tank, where it’ll then

make its way into your car, say the experts at LearnStuffWithMe.com.

Lighten Up

Does your car key share a ring with a dozen or more separate keys? Believe it not

– that much weight hanging off the ignition can eventually lead to ignition switch 

failuresays Reader’s Digest magazine. The weight, combined with the bouncing

whilst you drive, can be enough to wear out the tumblers inside your car. A

lightweight key chain, or a separate key ring for your car key can add years of

service to your ignition switch. It sounds fatuous but it’s true. Beware of a ‘sticky’

ignition key – it’s a sign of imminent failure and you should get it replaced as

soon as possible.

Keep An Eye On Your Gas Mileage

After you fill up, just keep a weather eye on how long the petrol lasts. All car

owners should know how much fuel they consume anyway, and it can be

especially important if this fuel mileage is inexplicably getting smaller. If you not

ice that your petrol is disappearing much faster than usual, you might want to

take your vehicle to a garage for a checkup – it can be an early warning sign that

there’s trouble brewing somewhere in your engine.

Park In The Shade

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If you don’t have a garage, try to park your car in a shady spot beneath a tree or in

the shadow cast by another building. The sun can be a parked car’s worst enemy.

Prolonged exposure to intense sunlight will rapidly increase the onset of rust in

the bodywork of your vehicle. Failing that – why not invest in a protective car

cover that will not only block out the sun, but keep your car clean, dry and free

from pesky bird droppings.

Author Bio : Sophie Wiggins is an experienced engineer and manager of an approved repair

centre garage. She recommends the Balgores Motors for top quality servicing, MOTs, car

insurance and vehicle refurbishment.

Apr 162014

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Apr 162014

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Apr 152014

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