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Maintenance is the key to having a long-lasting healthy vehicle. Without maintenance, even the most expensive vehicles won’t last long. But, most people shy away from regularly spending on maintenance. They must understand that the little amount they spend now will save you a lot in the long run as major vehicular breakdowns can cost a fortune to repair. Here in this article, we are going to talk about three-wheelers. Here, we will see how, in a few ways, you can maintain your vehicle.
As said earlier, it does not matter what you are driving. Whether it is just another generic auto or the latest Bajaj Qute Car, it doesn’t matter. Without maintenance, you three-wheeler won’t last longer than usual. So, let’s see what you can do to keep your vehicle evergreen:
A three-wheeler engine is not the most powerful engine in the world. Be mindful of that. Avoid speeding as much as possible. A general recommended speed for a three-wheeler is somewhere between 35 to 40 Km/hr. Maintaining this speed will keep your engine safe. Avoid pushing your three-wheeler engine to its limits, as much as possible. Frequent speeding can cause heating problems, mechanical damages, and many more. All of these are very hard to fix and will most definitely cost you a lot of money.
When it comes to oil, we can consider it to be the blood that keeps the vehicle alive. So, as you might have guessed tampering with is probably not the best idea. Make sure to use the right amount of oil and do not underflow. Choose an oil that protects your engine against protection against oxidation and nitration, rust, and frictional damages. Find an oil that can complement your engine’s efficiency.
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If you are confused as to which one you should pick, as there are so many options in the market, ask your manufacturer. You can also get advice from an experienced and trusted mechanic. Also, don’t be afraid to spend on oil. As I said earlier, oil is the blood of your machine. Spend a little more on the right kind so that it does not bother you in the long run.
Brakes, needless to say, are one of the if not the most crucial component of your vehicle.
We don’t need to explain to you how important they are in keeping you and your passengers safe. Make sure to clean any dust, mud, or rock that might get stuck on the brake pads. Also, make sure that there are sufficient braking fluids. Check on them regularly and replace them if needed. This is one of those components that you just cannot ignore.
The tires of your three-wheeler are one of the most unprotected parts. It is always in contact with the road and thus is constantly subjected to wear and tear. That is why you should regularly check your vehicle’s tire pressure. Make sure it is always well inflated. A well-inflated tire can give you excellent mileage.
Besides saving fuel and money and minimizing emissions, proper tire inflation is safer and less likely to fail at high speeds. Properly inflated tires can keep your brakes healthy. Other than that, they are less likely to skid on a wet road. Thus it’s fair to say that maintaining your tires can help you a lot. You just have to make sure that they are properly inflated. It’s not that hard!
These were the most basic tips, of which you should always be mindful of. Ultimately it’s your money that we are trying to save. Ignoring these can hit you hard in the long run, especially if you have a three-wheeler loan. In which case a hefty repair bill is the last thing you want.