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HUFF OIL GROUP
David & Robin Huff
Fayetteville, NC
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03/01/2021
If you have an older car that you love, you should definitely be doing your best to care for it properly. If you're not sure what you should be doing to extend its life, use these tips from Huff Oil Group in Fayetteville.



Care Tips for Your Older Vehicle

As your car gets older, you may start to feel that it doesn't drive quite how it used to. This is normal because as time passes, its parts can get worn down and need more attention. To ensure your car stays in great shape for a long time, use these tips to guide your maintenance.

Keep your engine running strong with a synthetic oil change in Fayetteville. The friendly oil pros at Huff Oil Group can help you find a great oil for your car. To learn more, give them a call at (978) 259-5463 or stop by their online shop.

Keep an Eye on the Fuel Line

If your car has started to look old, it won't just be its exterior that is aging. It's super important that you check on its interior parts since these can get worn down and not work at their best. One such item you should definitely check on regularly is your fuel line. Over time, this part can dry out and start to crack, leading to leaks. A leak may not sound like a super pressing issue, but when it's your fuel that's leaking, you definitely shouldn't ignore it. Fuel is very flammable and can lead to a fire, so get this fixed as soon as possible. Your mechanic should be able to do this for you quite easily, so definitely don't put it off.

Keep the Cooling System Working Smoothly

After ensuring your fuel line is still in good shape, jump over to your cooling system. Start by checking your coolant and top it off if it's running low or get it replaced if it's no longer good. This may be basic, but it's still essential for an older car. However, an older car will need more than this. Take the time to check on the belts and hoses since these can get quite worn over time. Your hoses can develop cracks and lead to leaking coolant. Get this fixed before you're left with a constantly dropping coolant level. On top of this, check that your fans are still working properly and that there are no other issues with the cooling system. Neglecting this can lead to an overheating engine, which can damage your engine quite a bit.

Don't Skip Oil Changes

To keep your engine in the best shape possible, get your oil changed on time. To figure out when to get an oil change, learn how to check your oil and what signs indicate it's time for a change. Check on this regularly so you're never left riding around on old oil. Ensuring your oil is still good will ensure your engine is better protected and will last longer. Don't forget to also get your oil filter replaced every time you get an oil change.

Give your car a synthetic oil change in Fayetteville to keep it at its best. A synthetic oil like AMSOIL's Signature Series 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil can keep your vehicle in better shape. You can find more products like this by contacting the oil pros at Huff Oil Group. Give them a call at (978) 259-5463 or check out their online shop!

Keep It Clean

To keep your car looking like new, it can help to give it regular car washes. Paying for them can be quite pricey, but you can opt to do this yourself to save some cash. Doing so will remove corrosive substances that can damage the exterior of your car. After washing and drying it, don't forget the wax. A new coat of wax will act as a barrier that will protect your paint from the elements. It's also a good idea to spot clean your car's exterior in between washes so that it stays in great shape.

Park in the Shade

Finally, do your best to keep the sun off of your car whenever possible. If you're out, look for parking spots in the shade even if you have to walk further. The extra walking will be worth it because the sun can actually be super damaging to your car's interior and exterior. At home, park in the garage, a covered space, or invest in a car cover if you have to park on the street. This will help keep your car protected from the sun while also reducing the chances of corrosive substances making it onto its surface.

To keep your engine in great shape, give it a synthetic oil change in Fayetteville. Find a great oil for your car by contacting the oil pros at Huff Oil Group. Call them at (978) 259-5463 to learn more or to place an order. You can also stop by their online shop to browse their full stock of quality AMSOIL Oil products.

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     Fayetteville, NC, 28311
     United States
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