If you had access to a car while living at home, chances are your parents took care of its maintenance or offered reminders as to when to take it in for service. When you’re on your own, car maintenance becomes your responsibility. Yes, it can be expensive and time consuming, but the investment you make today will save you money down the road.
Don’t be like the 1/3 of college students who change their oil less than two times a year because they simply forget to do it. Your car won’t magically take care of itself. Get in the habit of regular car maintenance and quit relying on your folks to remind you to get your tires rotated or your oil changed.
Below we take you through some of the rudimentary things you should be doing to ensure your car stays in tip top shape.