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What Does Car Servicing Entail?

To save yourself the hassle of having your car break down on you due to negligence and lack of car servicing, it's better to get your car serviced regularly. In a regular car service there are many services that are required to be done. What needs to be inspected at which point and what part needs to be changed will depend on the make and model of the car. The first two essentials required in car servicing are changing the oil, which lubricates the car, and the oil filter. The second essential is the cooling system of the engine, which is the radiator and the overflow bottle. The third essential is the electrical system.

In this the spark plugs, points, etc are checked. During a car's life cycle the brakes, clutch and steering are the controls that are used the most and require checking and servicing at regular intervals. Brake shoes clutch lining and steering parts wear and tear with usage, and need replacements. In the UK cars need servicing to keep them going through the winter months. Cam belts are also required to be replaced after a certain interval. The suspension system also requires regular inspection and servicing. These are some of the essential servicing that a car needs. Following the owner's maintenance manual and getting a car properly serviced will increase the life span of a car and keep it in optimum condition.

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