Breaking down on I-8 in the Western Arizona summer heat without any drinking water with you, a nightmare for sure.  What steps can you take to prevent your car from breaking down?  To start with, adhere to your manufacturer’s scheduled maintenance in your owner’s manual.  Design engineers for all auto manufacturers and parts manufacturers perform tests to determine longevity of parts and fluids in each model.  Years of historical data and research for the components that make up their brand allows them to develop a recommended maintenance schedule which must be followed in order to maintain the warranty on your vehicle.  This is the best way to protect the value of your automotive investment.

Maintenance schedules allow our professional technicians at Express Auto to inspect your vehicle and based on mileage and other factors identify that vehicle’s needs.   Checklists provided by your vehicle’s manufacturer serve as a guide for our technicians to determine which parts and systems need inspection and or servicing.  The checklist also contains mileage intervals for fluid changes such as for the transmission and brake fluid.  The fluids break down from heat and friction and periodically need changing to prevent damage to your vehicle.  Scheduled maintenance is a comprehensive inspection from your battery to your brakes. Come in to Express Auto the next time your “Check Engine Light” or “Maintenance Service” comes on.  With our parent company Accurate Automotive Attention we have three convenient locations to help prevent your car from breaking down in the middle of the desert (or anywhere else) and that it always gets you to wherever your final destination is.