Busting : Car Care Myths

People are often confused about things they have heard and things they know. There are many myths about cars and here we are to highlight few of those. It is really important to understand the difference between myth and the fact to keep your car in topmost shape. Here we are busting car care myths.

Myth #1  Louder the exhaust, the more powerful the engine:

Engine Noise Myth

Engine Noise Myth

This is a very common myth about all car fanatics and people always think that the more noise comes from the exhaust, a more powerful engine becomes. Some people also put aftermarket end cans to make vehicle sound louder and to make it faster. The truth is smaller engines may end up being louder but not always powerful.

Myth #2 Topping off brake fluid if its low fixes the problem

Brake Fluid Myth

Brake Fluid Myth

This is another myth that people have. If any fluid level is low just top it up and it fixes the problem. This might be correct for the coolant but it’s not true for the brake fluid. Brake work on hydraulic line and if brake fluid is low this means there might be some leak or brakes are completely worn out. If the hydraulic line leaks it might be a serious issue.

Myth #3 Coolant never needs to be changed

Coolant myth

Coolant myth

This is another myth about car maintenance. If your car coolant showing normal temperature even after spirited driving of your car in the 5th year. The coolant is deteriorated already and it has finished its life space. The coolant should be replaced about every 5 years to have the best performance for the engine life. Low coolant should be checked for leaks and every 5 years coolant should be replaced.

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