Date: Mon, 05 May 2003 20:11:33 +0100
From: Johannes H Andersen <>

Business Management Services wrote: > > TIP OF THE MONTH > > Weekly you should: What I actually do: > > Check oil level (H) Once a month, usually no level change. > > Check windshield-washer fluid level (H) Never check, fill when empty. > > Check power steering fluid level (H) Never check, lasts between services. > > Check brake fluid levels (H) Never check, lasts between services. > > Check tires and pressure (B) Once a month. > > Every three months you should: > > Check battery and charging system (H) Never check, replace battery if req. > > Check hoses (H) Only check if problem. > > Check cooling system (H) Only if problem, antifreeze in W. > > Check transmission fluid (H/U) Thanks for reminding me. > > Check differential lubricant level (U) Part of FWD transmission? > > Check suspension and steering (U) Check when driving. > > Check exhaust system (U) Check noise when driving. > > Check windshield-wiper blades (B) Replace annually for MOT. As you can see, my 10 year old Saab really looks after itself. However, I do have a priority order. First priority is oil & filter plus cooling system. Next: tyre pressures. Any faults diagnosed when driving is immediately rectified. Johannes

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