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Big Lake Automotive

19868 172nd St
Big Lake, MN 55309

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You want a safe and dependable vehicle but you may be wondering how often should you get your car serviced? The answer is actually quite simple--follow the maintenance schedule in your vehicle owner’s manual. This will help ensure that you are driving as safe as possible, especially in icy and snowy conditions.

That said, some mileage-based interval schedules are now obsolete as many of today’s newer cars have an in-vehicle maintenance reminder system. These reminder systems provide an alert on the dash when it is time for certain services, such as oil changes, fluid level checks, component inspections, and other car maintenance services. Even though you can typically trust this reminder system, it would be a good idea to double-check with your car repair technician for the right service intervals, especially if you don’t put many miles on your vehicle during a year’s time.

Traditionally, older cars have service intervals based on mileage, based on how you drive—“normal” or “severe” conditions--as defined below:

  • Short trips or sustained stop-and-go driving
  • Extremely climate changes--hot, cold, or dusty
  • Mountainous terrain
  • Carrying heavy loads or towing a trailer.

Plan ahead for car repair and maintenance by finding an auto shop and car repair technician you can trust before you need them. Check them out for appearance, technician training and certification, insurance coverage and customer satisfaction.

Wondering how often should you get your car serviced? Contact our ASE Certified technicians at Big Lake Automotive today for more information about car repair and to schedule an appointment. Our auto shop proudly serves the residents of Big Lake, MN, and surrounding areas.

Are you wondering about how often should you get your car serviced? Read your owner’s manual or ask car repair experts at Big Lake Automotive for advice.
20
Mar
2019

You want a safe and dependable vehicle but you may be wondering how often should you get your car serviced? The answer is actually quite simple--follow the maintenance schedule in your vehicle owner’s manual. This will help ensure that you are driving as safe as possible, especially in icy and snowy conditions.

That said, some mileage-based interval schedules are now obsolete as many of today’s newer cars have an in-vehicle maintenance reminder system. These reminder systems provide an alert on the dash when it is time for certain services, such as oil changes, fluid level checks, component inspections, and other car maintenance services. Even though you can typically trust this reminder system, it would be a good idea to double-check with your car repair technician for the right service intervals, especially if you don’t put many miles on your vehicle during a year’s time.

Traditionally, older cars have service intervals based on mileage, based on how you drive—“normal” or “severe” conditions--as defined below:

  • Short trips or sustained stop-and-go driving
  • Extremely climate changes--hot, cold, or dusty
  • Mountainous terrain
  • Carrying heavy loads or towing a trailer.

Plan ahead for car repair and maintenance by finding an auto shop and car repair technician you can trust before you need them. Check them out for appearance, technician training and certification, insurance coverage and customer satisfaction.

Wondering how often should you get your car serviced? Contact our ASE Certified technicians at Big Lake Automotive today for more information about car repair and to schedule an appointment. Our auto shop proudly serves the residents of Big Lake, MN, and surrounding areas.

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