Your car is one of your most valuable possessions, and you need to take good care of it. This is not only to maintain the car’s value but also to keep you safe on the road, and as a San Diego insurance agent will tell you, the safer you are on the road, the less you will have to pay for auto insurance.
One of the most common mistakes people make when caring for their car is neglecting to change the oil soon enough. In addition to offering business insurance in San Diego, Jose Aroeste also offers car insurance which is why he stresses the importance of taking good care of your car.
Oil keeps your car’s engine running by cooling, cleaning, and lubricating moving parts. However, oil begins to break down over time, decreasing the longevity and efficiency of your engine and increasing the chance of an accident. Regular oil changes may help you save money in the long run by potentially lowering the frequency of engine problems and maintaining its performance.
Every car has its specific needs when it comes to oil, so make sure you check your owner’s manual if you are changing the oil on your own. If you take your car to the dealership or a service center, they will know the appropriate oil to use. Additionally, while many newer cars have lights that will come on to indicate an oil change is needed, most mechanics who change your oil will give you a sticker advising at what mileage you should come in for an oil change.
There are plenty of hazards on the road so it is important that you do everything in your power to make your commute safe. By doing simple things like checking and changing your oil regularly, you will not only add life to your car and have an easier drive, you will also be able to save money on auto insurance by being rewarded for being a safe driver and avoiding accidents.
If you have would like information about auto insurance or would like to get a quote, reach out to Jose Aroeste, an experienced agent knowledgeable of home, auto, specialty, life and commercial insurance in San Diego. Call his office today to schedule an appointment or get answers to any and all questions you may have. (858) 748-9383