A breakdown is one of the worst things that can happen when you’re in a car. It’s dangerous, it can strand you in the middle of nowhere, and it can cost a lot of money to get things fixed. Depending on the age and condition of your vehicle, it may even lead to the car being written off.
This specific turn of events can be a disaster for you and your family. But the more you know about car care and how to prevent a breakdown in the long term, the longer your car will be able to get you from A to B.
Above all else, you’ll certainly be able to save some money on running it! On top of the fuel costs, road tax, and high premium insurance, that can put hundreds back into your bank account.
Indeed, once you’ve bought your car, preventing a breakdown is the best way to save money throughout its lifetime. That means running through a few maintenance checks once in a while! And to do that, you need to know your way around your car.
Don’t let the idea of performing your own car maintenance put you off. It’s a lot simpler than you might think! And a bit of DIY care will definitely save on a trip down to the mechanic.
So, here’s a handy infographic that’ll show you everything you need to know about the basics. Even total beginners can pop the bonnet and get underneath to have a look.
Infographic designed by AIG Car Maintenance Checklist Infographic