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40 Ways You Are Killing Your Car

US News & World Report - Cars Logo By John M. Vincent of US News & World Report - Cars | Slide 1 of 42: The moment you drive your car off the dealer's lot, it starts to lose value. The good news is that you can partly control the speed of the plunge by taking care of your new ride. By spending a bit of time and changing a few habits, you can avoid killing your car.Not only will these tips help you to maintain the value of your vehicle, but they can also save you money at the auto shop, keep your vehicle safe, and help you avoid being stranded on the side of the road. There are lots of ways to kill your car. Most of them involve making (or letting) mechanical parts fail or doing things to wreck its resale value.Take a look at the following slides to see some of the ways that you might be destroying your car.

If You Want to Be a Good Car Owner, Avoid These Mistakes

The moment you drive your car off the dealer's lot, it starts to lose value. The good news is that you can partly control the speed of the plunge by taking care of your new ride. By spending a bit of time and changing a few habits, you can avoid killing your car.

Not only will these tips help you to maintain the value of your vehicle, but they can also save you money at the auto shop, keep your vehicle safe, and help you avoid being stranded on the side of the road. There are lots of ways to kill your car. Most of them involve making (or letting) mechanical parts fail or doing things to wreck its resale value.

Take a look at the following slides to see some of the ways that you might be destroying your car.

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