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Are Manufacturer’s Maintenance Recommendations Important?

Are you a driver who puts off car maintenance and repairs until it’s too late? This can be causing your vehicle to deteriorate at a faster rate. To ensure that your vehicle lasts for many years, make sure that you’re following the manufacturer’s maintenance recommendations. Aren’t sure if these recommendations matter or if they’re reliable? Here are some reasons that confirm that they are indeed important and should be followed.

They Come From the People Who Manufactured the Car

There is no one better to recommend maintenance services for your vehicle than the people who made it themselves. Manufacturers know the ins and outs of the vehicle. So when they recommend a maintenance service, it’s because they thoroughly know how the vehicle works. If you follow the recommendations from the people who built your car, you’re guaranteeing that you’re doing everything possible to keep your vehicle in tip-top shape. 

They Improve Car Safety

A vehicle that needs service is unreliable. At any given time, something can stop working or go wrong. This puts you and your passengers in a vulnerable position. When you follow manufacturer recommendations, you limit the likelihood of something going wrong. Your car will always be up to date on repairs and maintenance, which means your car will be safe to drive and will remain on the road for a longer period of time.

They Help Maintain Resale Value

Manufacturer maintenance recommendations help the vehicle owner retain the value of the car. This is because the services recommended by the manufacturer ensure that the vehicle is in good working condition and is running efficiently. Once the driver is ready to sell the vehicle, even after years of use, they’ll get more money for the vehicle because it will not have any problems and be up to date on its services. 

Helps You Keep a Record of Service

One of the easiest ways to keep a record of services done to your car is following the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule. Following manufacturers’ recommended maintenance schedules is easy, as they tell you how often services should be performed and how they should be performed. Keeping track of the services done to your vehicle is essential for monitoring inconsistencies in repairs. Knowing the inconsistencies in repairs will come in handy when you need to diagnose an unknown problem with your vehicle. 

Let Thunderbird Help

The automotive experts at Thunderbird Automotive Specialists are here to help you follow your vehicle’s manufacturer recommendations. Whenever you bring your car into our Phoenix, AZ auto repair shop, we look up the manufacturer’s recommendations for your vehicle and alert you to any services that need to be performed. Give us a call today at (866) 447-0803 to schedule an appointment. 

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Thunderbird Automotive Specialists will be closed on Friday, October 20th.

During this time, our team will be attending the memorial service for our late General Manager, Brock Lohman.

We appreciate your understanding and support as we gather as a Thunderbird Automotive Specialist family to honor Brock’s life and legacy.

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