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Can Your Car Last Another Year?

May 16, 2014



Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Mentor car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and - well a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Mentor, Ohio folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.

Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and manufacturing, there’s no reason a modern vehicle can’t be made to last for a 150,000 miles or more for smart Mentor auto owners.

The old adage: 'a stitch in time saves nine' is really true for Mentor drivers when it comes to car maintenance. A great example is coolant service.

Over time, coolant becomes corrosive and actually starts to damage your radiator and other parts. Smart Mentor motorists have their cooling system service taken care of right on schedule.

Ditto for your power steering system, brake fluid, air conditioning system, differential and transmission. Of course, oil changes should be done right on schedule to avoid the build-up of harmful oil sludge.

Don't let your brake pads go too long before they are worn to the point that your rotors are at risk. Preventative auto maintenance at Tuffy Mentor is a great way to keep your operating costs down in Mentor.

Replacing belts and hoses is much cheaper than repairing the costly damage that can be caused by failure.

We know that this is a lot for busy Cleveland area drivers to remember. Let the team of automotive professionals at Tuffy Mentor keep on top of this stuff for you. We can tell you what your auto manufacturer recommends and help you develop an affordable plan to take care of it.

Bottom line – do routine maintenance on schedule and you will reduce operating costs, prevent expensive repairs and maintain your warranty coverage. Call Tuffy Mentor today for an appointment; you can reach us at 440-255-6333.

Let us take good care of your car at Tuffy Mentor in Mentor, and it’ll take good care of you.

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