Factory Scheduled Automotive Maintenance: 4 Common Reason for Car Breakdowns

Factory scheduled auto maintenance is so important in order to prevent car breakdowns, and Hudson Automotive would like to share 4 common reasons for car breakdowns.

4 Common Reason for Car Breakdowns

Car breakdowns can be a major inconvenience, causing delays and unexpected expenses. While modern vehicles are engineered for reliability, breakdowns can still occur due to various reasons. Here are 4 reasons that Hudson Auto would like to make our readers aware of.

  1. Battery Issues

One of the most common reasons for car breakdowns is battery-related problems. Batteries can fail due to age, extreme temperatures, or simply due to a lack of maintenance. Signs of a failing battery include difficulty starting the engine, dimming headlights, and electrical issues.

2. Tire Problems

Flat tires and blowouts are another frequent cause of car breakdowns. To prevent tire-related breakdowns, it’s crucial to check your tire pressure regularly and inflate them to the recommended levels.

3. Engine Overheating

Engine overheating is a serious issue that can cause significant damage if not addressed promptly. Common causes of engine overheating include coolant leaks, malfunctioning thermostats, and radiator issues.

4. Fuel System Problems

Clogged fuel filters, contaminated fuel, and fuel injector problems can cause engine performance issues and stalling. To prevent fuel-related breakdowns, it’s important to maintain a sufficient fuel level and replace the fuel filter as recommended by the manufacturer.

While car breakdowns are never completely avoidable, understanding the common reasons behind them can help you take proactive measures to reduce the risk. Factory scheduled automotive maintenance can help – and Hudson Auto is here for that!

Factory Scheduled Automotive Maintenance

Factory Scheduled Automotive Maintenance

As discussed on our Factory Scheduled Automotive Maintenance page

We recommend regularly scheduled preventive maintenance in order to keep your vehicle running efficiently, reliably and safely.

Without regular maintenance, your vehicle’s life is shortened and can become prone to costly problems and issues that could have been easily prevented. In addition, most new vehicle warranties require that the vehicle is regularly maintained, or else the warranty will be rendered void.

Preventive Maintenance Services:

  • Comprehensive Safety Inspection
  • Lube, Oil & Filter change (recommended every 3 months/5,000 km with standard oil and 6 months/8,000 km for synthetic)
  • Cooling System Flush
  • Brake System Check and Brake Fluid Flush
  • Transmission Service and Transmission Fluid Flush
  • Tire Condition inspected for wear, air pressure and rotated
  • Battery Service
  • Belts and Hoses inspected for wear and tear
  • Air Filters inspected and replaced if necessary
  • Wiper Blades checked and replaced if necessary

Call us today to schedule an appointment and experience what we can do for you!