Always check your owner's manual for specific recommendations for your vehicle. Hansma Automotive is your destination for routine maintenance on your vehicle in Kitchener. If you are unsure what the proper routine maintenance is for your vehicle, contact us now and we would be happy to inform you what it is for your make and model of car. A properly maintained vehicle will last years longer, and drive many thousands of kilometers farther.
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Hansma recommends that you change your oil and filter every 5000 kilometers. One of our auto experts can change your oil in an efficient and timely manner, in order to get you back on the road. Dirty oil can lower the lifespan of your engine. Running low or out of oil can be catastrophic and destroy your engine within minutes. Learn More.
Keeping your vehicle free from rust can extend its lifetime by many years. In our harsh Canadian winters powerful salts are used to keep the roads clear of ice, but these salts also accelerate the rate of rust growth. Be sure to keep your vehicle protected. Learn more.
Hansma offers routine safety checks that cover many aspects of your vehicle, such as:
- Spark Plugs - A low performing plug can reduce fuel efficiency by up to 30%
- Fuel Filter - It is recommended to change this part every 15,000 kilometers
- Crankcase Vent Filter - It is recommended to change this part every 40,000 kilometers
- Vapour Canister - It is recommended to change this part every 40,000 kilometers
Check your vehicles manual for a safety checkup schedule. Learn more.
The term "car tune up service" has changed a great deal over the years as the way cars are made has changed. The need for preventive maintenance on your vehicle has not changed; however, just the processes required. There isn't a precise definition of what a tune-up should exactly include, but according to autotap.com's technical library, most mechanics would agree that it should include replacing spark plugs and making other adjustments to maintain and restore your engine's performance. Learn more.
Keeping proper fluid levels is very important. Here are some of the fluids Hansma will check:
- Transmission Fluid
- Differential Fluid
- Brake Fluid
- Windshield Washer Fluid
- Chassis Lubrication
- Many others
If you have any questions, or it is time for your vehicle's next appointment, feel free to contact us today!