If you want your car to serve you longer and save money on expensive service and maintenance, pay attention to these simple yet really important rules. Experts recommend a few things to keep in mind and a few common mistakes to avoid to make your car last longer. If you stick around till the end of the video, we’ll tell you how you can fix a cracked windshield with garlic.
Having the correct tire pressure is a sort of “Goldilocks” situation. If it gets too low OR too high, you can have serious problems. Don't forget about seasonal tire changes and remember to swap your front and rear tires at least once a year.
Sharp acceleration and abrupt braking might feel like fun, but they’re actually extremely harmful to vehicles. If you decide to park on an incline and put your car in Park, it puts too much pressure on the transmission. In rare cases, it can even become dislodged or break down. So the best option is to use the emergency brake.
With the help of the symbols on the car's dashboard, your car can tell you when something's wrong, like when the engine's overheated, something's wrong with the electrical system, or the brake fluid level is too low. Go to an auto repair shop as soon as possible to save yourself from expensive repairs or even an accident. Weighing your vehicle down excessively does nothing good for the car's suspension, steering, transmission, tires, and engine. Plus, overloading increases fuel consumption and makes the car more difficult to handle.
Remember that cars, just like people, need regular check-ups and “health” tests.

Music: Retro - Wayne Jones
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TIMESTAMPS
Keep your tire pressure in-check. 0:40
Take it easy on the gas and brake pedals. 2:03
Park correctly. 2:42
Don't ignore the dashboard. 3:54
Don't forget about vehicle inspections and repairs. 5:13
Avoid overloading. 6:03
Don't overload the clutch. 6:50
Bonus: fix a cracked windshield with garlic! 7:18

SUMMARY
-Check your tire pressure at least twice a month (but once a week is even better). While adding air to your tires, make sure they aren't warm to the touch and don't overfill them.
-If you’re a fan of sharp acceleration and abrupt braking, remember both of them are actually extremely harmful to vehicles. Plus, you’re just burning more gas than you need to.
-Avoid throwing the car into Park before coming to a full and complete stop. The same goes for putting the car into Drive or Reverse before stopping fully: don’t do it.
-If you notice the engine light flashing while you're driving, slow down right away because this might be a sign of a serious problem. The brake light lets you know that somewhere in the braking system something has gone wrong.
-Check your car’s manual to find out how often you should change your oil or air filter and remember that a lot of it depends on your driving habits. Get yearly inspections and keep in mind that routine maintenance will depend on the season and the mileage.
-Get acquainted with the maximum load capacity for your car and stick to it. Try to get rid of all of the useless stuff in your car.
-Don't hold the clutch in at long traffic lights. During short stops, shift to Neutral and press the clutch right before you start moving.
-Take a clove of garlic, cut it lengthwise down the middle, rub the cut side over the crack, and wipe away the excess juice with a paper towel or napkin to keep the crack from getting worse until you can get it repaired.

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Comments

    • Rick Sizemore
      Rick Sizemore

      Watching this as i got 10 miles left on my gas gauge, and gas station is 11 miles away 😂😂😂

      about 2 days ago
    • My Name Is Hello
      My Name Is Hello

      Change oil a bit more frequently than the manufacturer recommends. Don't forget that they sometimes over exaggerate and produce attractive numbers for customers.


      Don't lug the engine.


      Try not to kick the clutch like some rally drivers may recommend. They recommend it for THEIR type of driving, NOT YOUR type of (daily) driving.


      Block off EGR (step against environmental friendliness though).


      Straight pipe (bigger step against environmental friendliness).


      If using water for radiator, make sure to use distilled water.


      Look at the engine manual, if it allows the use for a slightly thinner oil in winter, go for it.

      about 6 days ago
    • Ermal Ibrahimi
      Ermal Ibrahimi

      Bla bla bla

      about 21 day ago
    • Combined Gaming-420
      Combined Gaming-420

      so you're telling me that if i over inflate my tires it'll be easier to do a burn out if i do it to my back two tires?? someone please answer

      about 21 day ago
    • John Burket
      John Burket

      Put on the parking brake before you put the car into park.

      about 22 days ago
    • Lil Speed8080
      Lil Speed8080

      Never use ky jelly as oil

      about 25 days ago
    • shiv kumar
      shiv kumar

      Good info bro 👍

      about 28 days ago
    • Raghu Ram
      Raghu Ram

      THUMBNAIL PICTURE IS SWIFT'S CONSOLE

      about 1 month ago
    • Adam Goodley
      Adam Goodley

      Garbage

      about 1 month ago
    • Stephen Reilly
      Stephen Reilly

      Don’t crash your car will make it last longer😂😂

      about 1 month ago
    • Robert Bennett
      Robert Bennett

      You want to rotate your tires every oil change or once a year which ever comes first. It's not an emergancy brake it's called a parking brake due to lawsuit reason

      about 1 month ago
    • caretaker dr
      caretaker dr

      Nice video

      about 1 month ago
    • UNAVAILABLE6007
      UNAVAILABLE6007

      Change engine oil every 3000km

      about 1 month ago
    • AGuitarFingerstyle4U
      AGuitarFingerstyle4U

      Rev up your engine. Ops .wrong channel

      about 1 month ago
    • Balson Naoshekpam
      Balson Naoshekpam

      Thanks

      about 1 month ago
    • jan bjerregaard
      jan bjerregaard

      i was hoping to learn something new, but i was just dissapointed :(

      about 2 months ago
    • Raju Watermelon
      Raju Watermelon

      Thank s for video

      about 2 months ago
    • Raju Watermelon
      Raju Watermelon

      Than you

      about 2 months ago
    • Walter Brooklyn t guy
      Walter Brooklyn t guy

      Talk to my brother about that

      about 2 months ago
    • Cody Dillashaw
      Cody Dillashaw

      Change air filter every 250 miles? Wow... which one anyways? Cabin or engine?

      about 2 months ago
    • Onkar Bapat
      Onkar Bapat

      At thumbnail interior is given Swift dzire

      about 3 months ago
    • Xx Cobrazz xX
      Xx Cobrazz xX

      sometimes, you can ignore the dash. but check what it is first and if there is an issue. could be caused by a loose sensor.

      about 3 months ago
    • Uncivil Society
      Uncivil Society

      Driving schools should give basic vehicle maintenance information to student drivers - at least very important basics.

      about 3 months ago
    • J J
      J J

      dont drive when the gas tank is on low you pull all the dirt placed in the gas tank into the engine, always refill on time, bonus always refill with a full tank it lasts longer than top ups

      about 4 months ago
    • Shadow the Hedgehog
      Shadow the Hedgehog

      My tip for parking an automatic on a steep hill is set the steering so that if it rolls, it will roll into the curb, put it in neutral with your brakes to the floor, set parking brake, release driving brake, and put it in park. This prevents the vehicle's weight from resting on the parking pawl.

      about 4 months ago
    • Shadow the Hedgehog
      Shadow the Hedgehog

      Rotations should be done by milage, not time. Every 5,000-6,000 miles is good.

      about 4 months ago
    • Ehsan Shayan
      Ehsan Shayan

      Thank you

      about 5 months ago
    • Tyler Ash
      Tyler Ash

      My car only has engine light and oil light

      about 5 months ago
    • Ryan Scherbluk
      Ryan Scherbluk

      Tires are huge but everyone overlooks them. They are the only part of a car the meets the road keeps you on the road and are big safety aspects of your car. Make sure the tire pressure is right on all 4 tires you can find this info in the drivers door. Make sure you have the right tires for the environment you are in. And no all season tires is not an excuse to not get winter tires when winter rolls around get your tires switched to winter tires. Get the tires rotated most auto shops will do this with your oil change if you ask. The front tires were more then the back a lot of cars now are front wheel driven so that mean the front tires are taking majority of the weight the engine and transmission are all up front that’s a lot of weight plus they do the steering on your car as well. Having the rotated helps each tire ware properly.

      about 5 months ago
    • Alex Sewell
      Alex Sewell

      Use the right gas and keep it clean.
      Don't put water in the battery

      about 6 months ago