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Spring Car Maintenance Checklist

There is no better feeling than spring cleaning! Spring is the perfect time to check over your car and ensure that it has survived the long winter. A little bit of attention goes a long way when it comes to your car. Now that the start of spring is officially here, take note of these spring maintenance tips from our car dealer in West Chicago.

Change Your Windshield Wipers

During the winter months, your windshield wipers have to work extra hard to clear off the ice and snow. Too much wear and tear will affect how well your windshield wipers work. Getting new blades is an inexpensive purchase that will help prepare you for the April showers.

Check Your Air Filter

Did you know that a clogged air filter will have a huge impact on engine performance? Changing the air filter only takes 5 minutes and costs around $10. Plus, a dirty air filter can reduce your gas mileage by as much as 10 percent!

Check Fluids

Don’t ignore your car’s fluids this spring; if you do, it could result in serious damages. Important fluids to check include brake fluid, oil and transmission fluids. This is an easy step to skip, so make sure to pay close attention to these levels!

Wash & Wax

Finish your spring car maintenance checklist by washing and waxing the outside of your car. This will help get rid of any ice or dirt that has accumulated. Don’t forget to clean the inside of your vehicle as well! A quick vacuum should help clean out crumbs and dirt.

Be sure to visit our car dealer in West Chicago if you have more questions about your car!