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09/04/2020
The engine in your vehicle works hard enough, so you should do your best to avoid stressing it more than it needs to be. To that end, you should read this post that Les Berkenpas in Byron Center has put together for you to help your engine relax.

Imagine your vehicle without a working engine; it would just be a pile of metal, plastic, and different components that wouldn't be able to take you anywhere. This is because the engine is the most important component, and the one who's in charge of moving you from point A to point B. It should go without saying that your engine works hard to get you to your destinations, which is why you should take good care of it. If you don't, your engine will wear out faster than normal, which will affect its performance, its lifespan, your safety, your wallet, and even your peace of mind. To make sure that you don't overwork your engine, you need to take some measures so you don't stress it out. To learn more about what these measures can be so you can keep your engine protected and working perfectly for longer, continue reading the post below.

To maintain your vehicle properly, you should use high quality products. Call Les Berkenpas at (616) 723-1835 or visit AMSOIL's online shop to place an order on the absolute best for it, like the top synthetic oil in Byron Center.

What Stresses Your Engine Out

Neglecting Your Vehicle's Maintenance

As stated, your engine works hard to get you moving, and this is when your vehicle is in perfect shape. This means that, if your vehicle isn't in perfect shape, the harder your engine will have to work. Faulty brakes, damaged tires, and an unkempt vehicle will stress your engine out. Take your vehicle to a mechanic regularly so that you can guarantee its components will help your engine work better.

Not Changing its Oil

The engine needs synthetic oil in order to work smoothly, as it is the one in charge of coating it, lubricating it, and protecting it against the friction that goes on between its moving components. Still, the synthetic oil needs to be changed every so often, since the oil becomes dirty, thin, and ineffective. Make sure your engine has new oil at least twice a year to avoid stressing it out.

The top performing synthetic oil in Byron Center, AMSOIL Signature Series 5W-30 Synthetic Motor Oil, will guarantee your engine will continue working in perfect condition for longer.

The Extreme Temperatures Outside

This next engine stressor, you don't have as much of a control of, since it has to do with the temperature outside. The thing is that the hotter it is, the more your engine will heat up, and the higher its chances of overheating and shutting down. To prevent that, you can keep your cooling system in mint condition, as well as parking in the shade and using sun shades whenever possible.

Driving Like a Madman

Something you do have control over, however, is how you drive. Driving around like a madman (slamming on the gas and brake pedals, hitting the curb, revving up the engine, doing stunts, and more) will have the engine stressing to keep up with your demands. Become a  gentler driver so that you can guarantee a well-maintained engine and safer rides.

Help your engine relax by keeping it in proper form. Call Les Berkenpas at (616) 723-1835, or visit AMSOIL's online shop to place an order on the most effective products for its maintenance.

Driving While Low on Gas

Some people love to live on the edge, and avoid filling their gas tank until the very last minute. Still, this kind of adrenaline can really damage your engine, since it forces the sludge and slime on the bottom of the tank to pass through its system. That filth can accelerate the engine's wear and tear process, so be sure to fill your gas tank on a timely manner to avoid it.

Carrying Around Extra Weight

Finally, while this last  factor isn't as decisive as some of the other ones mentioned here, it's still worth knowing about. Basically, the heavier the vehicle you drive, the more your engine will have to  work. That's why, it's recommended that you avoid treating your vehicle like a junk yard, and  that you try to travel as light as possible.

Call Les Berkenpas at (616) 723-1835, or visit AMSOIL's online shop to place an order for the highest quality products that can save you time an money on your vehicle's maintenance, like the best synthetic oil in Byron Center.

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