Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, there are many preventive measures that have been taken to curb the spread of this deadly virus. With an intent to reduce movement, vehicles are put to rest. When the vehicle is kept unused for a prolonged time in the drive-away or the car parking, it may come up with issues where you will have to go to a car repair shop. Car requires maintenance even when not in use. Whether its paint protection or a mechanical checkup, regular checkup keeps them in good shape and function without any trouble. In this blog, we are going to share with you a few car care tips to keep your vehicle safe and in a working condition in the quarantine period. Check Your Engine You must run your engine at least thrice a week to see whether it is working properly. When you turn on, allow the engine to run for a few minutes and then turn it off. So, if it has any trouble starting or throwing out weird noises, you will have to check it with a mechanic to resolve the problem. This happens when you are having an old car and the issues need to be settled immediately. Clean Your Car Regularly Whether you have parked your vehicle in the car parking or it is in a private property, it is important to clean them regularly. Over time, they collect dirt and dust and look shabby. So, if you value your investment, then cleaning them should be made daily. Wash them twice to loosen any bird splatter or stains from ruining your paintwork. Check Tyre Pressure To keep your vehicle tyres in good condition and to keep your tyres recommended pressure levels, you need to check the tyre pressure regularly. Even if you don’t know the pressure levels, you can find the recommended values on your driver’s manual or online. When checking the tyres, ensure to check the working condition of the brake and clutch system as well. Clean The Interiors When it comes to car cleaning, you often overlook the cleaning of the interior. They tend to attract dirt and trap bad smells easily. So, it is a must to clean and vacuum to keep them away from bad odour and look fresh. Bottom Line So, if you worry that your car’s exterior is losing its shine and want to retain, consider taking paint protection service from Pierce Body Works. For appointments, give us a call on 03 9482 4007.