Newark, Ohio
1035 Wells Ave.
Newark, OH 43055
(740) 522-4459

Oil Changes & Other Car Spring Cleaning Essentials April 24, 2018

Newark, Licking
Oil Changes & Other Car Spring Cleaning Essentials, Newark, Ohio

Spring is in the air—is your car ready for warm-weather driving? From oil changes to tire inspections, there are several steps you can take to ensure that your spring and summer are free of unexpected auto repair mishaps. Here are some of the top tasks you should undertake this season.

Oil Changes & Other Top Car ‘Spring Cleaning’ Tasks

1. Get an Oil Change

Clean oil is essential for your engine’s well-being. Changing your oil and engine filter before the weather warms up will help you enjoy better gas mileage and engine performance—perfect for those summer road trips.

oil changes2. Check Tire Pressure

Rising temperatures can lead to natural fluctuations in your tire pressure. Be sure to do a quick check to make sure air pressure levels are still within recommended guidelines. Spring is also a good time to check tire tread depth. If your tires are excessively worn, it’s time for a replacement.

3. Replace Wiper Blades

Ice and snow can cause severe deterioration of your windshield wiper blades. With spring showers on the way, it’s best to replace old wiper blades now so you can have the visibility you need to stay safe during April showers.

4. Exterior Cleaning

The rock salt used to clear ice off roadways can cause corrosion and paint damage, so don’t let it stay on your vehicle! A thorough washing and waxing of your vehicle exterior will remove winter contaminants and provide much-needed protection against UV rays. Don’t forget to clean underneath your car’s chassis to get rid of all corrosion-causing particles.

 

No matter what type of auto maintenance work you need, Brown’s Transmission in Newark, OH, is fully equipped to help you out. In business since 1959, this family-owned repair shop will always make your satisfaction their top priority. To learn more about their oil changes and other services, visit them online or call (740) 522-4459.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Brown’s Transmission
3 Signs & Causes of Tire Wear, Newark, Ohio
Staying safe on the road means keeping an eye on your vehicle’s tires. It’s normal for tire tread to become worn over time and cause the car’s driving performance to change. Proper t...read more
5 Essential Auto Maintenance Steps to Extend the Life of Your Vehicle, Newark, Ohio
According to recent industry reports, the average age of cars on the road is more than 11 years—much longer than it used to be. But while modern vehicles are lasting longer than befo...read more
Why Have a Mechanic Perform Vehicle Diagnostics?, Newark, Ohio
From a broken oxygen sensor to a loose gas cap, there could be many reasons the “check engine” light is illuminated on your car dashboard. In the past, mechanics would have to inspec...read more
Car AC Repair Expert Explains the Importance of Troubleshooting Issues, Newark, Ohio
During summer, your air conditioning is necessary to keep you comfortable in the sweltering heat. But if your AC isn’t doing its job, it’s time to have it checked to figure out ...read more
Brake Repair Shop Explains When to Repair Vs. Replace Your Rotors, Newark, Ohio
The brakes are your vehicle's most important safety system, so it's essential that you maintain them properly and schedule brake repairs when something is amiss. For instance, when y...read more