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Your vehicle has so many car parts, each necessary for your vehicle to function efficiently. However, there are a few key parts that you need to pay extra attention to. We’re highlighting the most important parts at Lyon-Waugh Auto Group.

The Engine

When it comes down to it, your engine is arguably the most important part of your vehicle. There is zero-percent chance you can use a vehicle without an engine. Without an engine that is functioning efficiently, you’ll undoubtedly see diminished performance and fuel efficiency.

There are a few key ways to maintain your engine, such as:

  • Regularly change your engine oil
  • Replace your filter
  • Watch for leaks
  • Replace the spark plugs

The Battery

In the same manner your vehicle’s engine is important, so is your battery. It gives your vehicle the power it needs to start. However, just like a battery you would use to power your TV remote, the battery will eventually die.

It’s important to regularly inspect your battery to make sure it’s reliable. It’s also helpful to avoid battery-draining hazards such as frequently taking short trips, extreme temperatures, and having battery connections that are loose or corroded.

The Brakes

We’ve added brakes to this list because properly functioning brakes are crucial for your safety. While you can drive a car without good brakes, you absolutely should not. Watch for a few warning signs that signal your brakes need an inspection, like the following:

  • Squealing or screeching noises
  • Spongy brakes
  • Vibrating when stopping
  • Thin or worn brake pads
  • Your brake light is on

The best way to protect your vehicle, and your auto parts, is to schedule routine maintenance. When you need expert luxury car service in Peabody, MA, we’ve got you covered. Reach out to our team to schedule a service appointment today!

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