If you have recently bought a used truck in Hastings or are thinking about buying a used truck from us, there are a few things that you can do in order to ensure that your used truck stays in pristine working condition for years to come. By properly caring for your used truck, you can not only have a more enjoyable driving experience, but you’ll also be able to have your used truck in excellent condition for longer.
Here are a few tips that we would like to share to help you properly care for your used truck in Bancroft:
Check the oil and change it regularly
One of the biggest mistakes people make when it comes to their used trucks is that they do not properly care for the oil. Your oil should always be clean and your oil tank should always have the appropriate amount of oil in it. In addition to the oil, you also need to be sure that you have a clean oil filter in your car so that the oil works properly and you get the best fuel efficiency possible.
Check the tires
Make sure that your tires are always evenly inflated and rotated regularly. If you have imbalanced or unevenly inflated tires, you run the risk of hurting your axel and wearing your tires down unnecessarily soon. We recommend checking your tire pressure every other fill-up or at least every other month.
Headlights should work
You may get a ticket if your headlights do not work properly, but more importantly, you may also cause and accident or be in an accident if you cannot see properly out of your car. Therefore, we always recommend that you check your headlights regularly to ensure that they are working and that all of the bulbs are in full strength.
Listen for noises
If there is a problem with your engine, you will sometimes hear about it from the engine itself. Therefore, we always recommend that you check the engine for unusual noises, particularly squeals or cracking sounds. Turn the radio off and listen to the engine idle, turn, and go fast in order to determine if there are any unusual noises coming from it that you may need to look into further.
At Bancroft Motors, your GM Dealer in Bancroft we look forward to ensuring that you have a reliable truck for years to come when you buy it from us. Contact us today to learn more about our used trucks in Pembrooke or to get started with your shopping experience.