Your vehicle is made up of numerous different parts, and like any well-oiled machine, every component needs to be in peak condition for your car to run properly. Auto technicians say the key to ensuring your car runs smoothly today and for years to come is regular vehicle maintenance. Routine car maintenance can also help you avoid expensive auto repairs by preventing serious car problems from developing in the first place. Most importantly, keeping up with your vehicle's maintenance will help keep you safe on the road.
Experts in Preventative Maintenance
Technicians at Meissner Automotive in Palo Alto, CA have extensive knowledge and training to perform comprehensive preventive maintenance, making sure your vehicle is operating in tip-top shape. Our experienced ASE certified technicians are qualified to perform preventative maintenance on all makes and models of vehicles. By scheduling a general maintenance visit with Meissner Automotive, you can rest assured your vehicle runs like a well-oiled machine.
Common Automotive Maintenance Services
The regular maintenance your car needs depends on the vehicle itself, but there are some services nearly all vehicles require periodically. Common maintenance tasks carried out during a tune-up can include:
- Changing the engine oil
- Changing the oil filter
- Checking the level of and refilling brake fluid
- Checking the brake pads, brake discs and drums, and replacing if worn
- Checking the level of and refilling power steering fluid
- Checking the level of and refilling transmission fluid
- Checking the condition of the tires
- Checking the timing belt and replacing if worn
- Replacing the air filter
- Replacing the fuel filer
- Replacing the cabin filter
- Replacing the spark plugs
- Replacing the windshield wipers
- Tire alignment, rotation, and balancing
There are several other parts on your car that will require maintenance at some point in your vehicle's life, based on time or mileage. To prolong the life of your vehicle and ensure it is running reliably and safely, have your car inspected during regular maintenance check-ups at Meissner Automotive in Palo Alto, CA. Our auto technicians are experts in preventative maintenance and will help keep your vehicle operating smoothly.