With the hash Zambian roads you better do this to your car to make the engine last every bit else its caput for your car in just few months of driving.
Zambian roads are extremely hash characterized by mad, dust and massive potholes that your car gets pummeled every minute it hits the road.
These extreme hard conditions will definitely not make your car engine last unless you pay every attention to it. And the big problem is that this sometimes maybe costly or easily standard.
So here are some ways to minimize that cost going up and do this to your car to make your engine last every bit:
Look Out for Leaks!
Do regular inspection of your engine bay to look for leaks. Look for coolant and engine oil leaks. Coolant leak will hinder engine performance by making it run hot.
Oil leaks will also hinder and break engine components. The reduced oil in the engine from the leaks will reduce the running performance of the parts inside the engine.
These two will collapse your car engine to a catastrophic failure in a short time. So always look out for the engine oil and coolant leaks and seal them immediately.
Do this to your car and you wont regret.
Check the Breather Pipes and Hoses
Next check your engine breather pipes, hoses and also the mountings. This is very important. Sealed engine pipes and hoses not only allow for superb performance but also allows for the engine to breathe optimally prolonging its life.
A smooth running engine will last long compared to the one running rough. Motor or engine mounts help to place the car engine in one place rather than vibrating all over.
Check Exhaust System for Clogging
Thirdly you must regularly check for your exhaust system. Ensure your exhaust system is not clogged and building pressure which can get back to the engine.
A clogged catalytic converter keeps exhaust gases in your car, causing the engine to stall from increased exhaust pressure.
Change Fuel Filter, Air Filter, Oil Filter, Engine Oil and Spark Plugs
Look Out for cleaner ingredients that make the motor run. That is ensure for a clean air filter, regularly changing the oil filter. Also ensure the correct pressure is getting into the combustion chamber.
This also means the pressurized fuel must be ignited by sufficient sparks from the plugs.
Make sure fuel injector body is not broken, O-rings are not finished or cracked and leaking excessively flooding fuel into the chamber. Fuel mixing with oil lead to oil thinning, which can lead to catastrophic engine failure.
Keep on to do this to your car to make the engine last every bit and the vehicle in turn will serve you every bit.