15 keys to keep your car as new

Check terminals and battery cables to make sure they are properly connected and free of corrosion. If the battery has removable caps, check the liquid level every few months, especially at high temperatures.

Regular maintenance every two or four years.

If we talk about the difficult work to collect and safely dispose of the old antifreeze liquid, you can leave it to a garage.

Several models require fluid and filter every 36.000 miles is replaced, or earlier if the pink liquid becomes brown. With some cars, the fluid and filter can sometimes reach 100,000 miles or more. With other recent models, the transmission fluid need never be changed. Check your owner’s manual for more information.

Remplázalos every two or three years, even if no signs of wear. If the belt makes noise, send it to adjust.

If the vehicle has a belt instead of a chain, following the replacement intervals recommended by the factory-usually every 60,000 or 80,000 miles.

Check the owner manual or consult with a dealer. Do not change the distribution belt could cause costly engine repair, if the belt were to break.