How to Keep Your Older Vehicle in The Best Shape!

Tail lights on bumper of older car

As your vehicle ages, it not only gains sentimental value but a number of maintenance measures arise as well. Vehicles from previous decades have the potential to keep their value and functionality for many years. But how can you make that possible? Here are some tips from Wensel's Service Centers to keep your older vehicle running and on the road for a long time!

First things first, it’s crucial to prioritize the main systems in the vehicle including brakes and steering systems. This will make sure the main components are in check so you can then check other systems and parts of the vehicle. This will ensure that you are able to continue driving your car if you desire to. Even if you aren't planning to drive your older vehicle very regularly, it is important to make sure these integral systems are not neglected.

After ensuring that the main systems are in check, keep an eye on other parts of the vehicle including the engine, transmission, hoses, fuel lines etc. Keeping main systems and parts of your vehicles is the most integral part of making sure your vehicle lasts a long time. Besides the aforementioned maintenance, you must also maintain the car through oil changes, tire rotations, replacing spark plugs and coolant, checking tire pressure, and more. Older vehicles require more attention than newer ones so it’s important to monitor your vehicle closely in order to maintain it in the correct manner.

Finally, simply keep the vehicle clean--inside and out. Keeping your older vehicle in clean shape is very rewarding. Take time to keep the interior in shape either by your own means or taking it to a detailer. Also, paying attention to the exterior, especially the paint, is crucial as the vehicle ages. Keep up with washes and prevent any buildup or rust!

Need any maintenance or repairs for your old vehicle? Come by Wensel's Service Centers in Spring City, Allentown, & Reading, PA to receive top service.



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Wensel’s offers complete Automotive Services, Computerized Alignments, Preventative Maintenance & Offers 24/7 Towing plus Roadside Emergency Services with Fleet Truck Repair for Heavy Duty Fleet Trucks, Service Trucks, Trailers, Flatbed Trucks, Work Vans, Delivery Trucks, Box Trucks, Delivery Vans & more in Collegeville, Pottstown, Royersford, Oaks & Surrounding Pennsylvania Areas. 3 Locations to serve you in Spring City and Reading PA.

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WENSEL'S AUTO CENTER
Full Service Auto & Truck
90 E Bridge St | Spring City, PA
SPRING CITY, PA

(484) 791-3135

Weekdays: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Weekends: CLOSED

WENSEL'S SERVICE CENTER
Fleet, Truck, 24/7 Towing & Road Services
10 E Bridge St | Spring City, PA
SPRING CITY, PA

(610) 948-1100

Weekdays: 8:00AM-5:00PM
24/7 EMERGENCIES

WENSEL'S SERVICE CENTER
Fleet, Truck, 24/7 Towing & Road Services
1625 N 5th St | Reading, PA
READING, PA

(610) 375-8411

Weekdays: 8:00AM-5:00PM
24/7 EMERGENCIES

WENSEL'S SERVICE CENTER
Fleet, Truck, & 24/7 Road Services
1249 N Quebec St | Allentown, PA
ALLENTOWN, PA

(484) 705-1744

Weekdays: 8:00AM-5:00PM
Weekends: CLOSED

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