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847-362-8905 | 1076 E Park Ave Libertyville, IL 60048

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE

Car Care Aware

Courtesy of the Automotive Service Association

The following simple and inexpensive preventive checks will greatly extend the life of the vehicle, ensure safer operation and even benefit the environment.

Always consult your owner's manual for individual service schedules because maintenance requirements vary by manufacturer.

  • Always consult your owner's manual, but a good rule of thumb is to have the oil filter changed regularly - every 3,000 to 4,000 miles.
  • Have all fluids checked, including brake, power steering, transmission/transaxle, windshield washer solvent and antifreeze. These fluids play a large role in the safety and performance of the vehicle.
  • Check tire inflation. Under-inflated tires can result in a loss of fuel efficiency. This is the least expensive form of preventive and safety maintenance. Tires should be checked once a month.
  • Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency by as much as 30 percent.
  • Have the chassis lubricated frequently. This step extends the life of the moving components of the vehicle's suspension system.
  • Check battery cables and posts for corrosion and clean them as needed. The battery fluid also should be checked and filled if it is low, unless it is a maintenance-free battery.
  • Have the lighting system checked frequently, including headlights, turn signals, and brake and taillights.
  • Check windshield washer blades for cracks, tears and windshield contact. Replace them at least once a year, or sooner if streaking begins.
  • Inspect engine belts regularly. Worn belts will affect the engine performance. Look for cracks and missing sections or segments.
  • Have the air filtration system checked frequently. The air filter should be checked every other oil change for clogging or damage. This system ensures that the vehicle is performing at its peak condition.
Service Interval Schedule:

Vehicle System or Component

Check Monthly

Check Every 3,000 Miles

Automatic Transmission Fluid


Battery and Cables


Belts


Brakes and Brake Fluid


Cabin Air Filter


Chassis Lubrication


Check Engine Light On


Coolant (Antifreeze)


Engine Air Filter


Engine Oil and Filter

Exhaust


Fuel Filter


Hoses


Lights


Power Steering Fluid


Shock Absorbers and Struts


Tire Inflation and Condition


Windshield Washer Fluid


Wiper Blades


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TESTIMONIALS

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Absolute best auto repair experience that I've ever had. I live in the city, but Moberg's was so trustworthy and knowledgeable that I plan to come all the way up to Libertyville for future repairs. Well worth the extra drive. A++
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Pete and his staff are the best--most knowledgeable, honest, helpful and professional auto repair service I have ever used in 50 years of driving. They are good examples of service to their customers as well as to the LORD.
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I have had alot of repairs done at Mobergs and i know that i can trust them. They have given me honest assessments, telling me when i do need work and when i don't. I live over 45 minutes from there now, but still have my repairs done with them because of the trust factor.
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Moberg's is the only place I will bring my car for repairs. I've had two major repairs done in the past couple months, and each time, Moberg's provides a superior experience. I am always able to get my car in quickly, and I love that they clearly explain each part of the repair to me in plain language that a non-expert like me can understand. I appreciate their efficiency, and they are always so kind and polite when I come to pick up my vehicle.
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This place is fantastic. I was looking for a garage that would not tell me everything is wrong with my car just to sell me something to get their commission. I found that place at Moberg's Automotive. They are honest, friendly, loving people. They gained my trust from the first visit, and I will never go anywhere else if I can help it for as long as I live in the area. When Mr. Pete (the owner) says something needs fixing, it needs fixing. He will even go out of his way to help you. For example, just yesterday, my wife dropped her wedding ring under the passenger seat of my truck. I called Moberg's, scheduled an appointment, went up there, and they got it out. Although I took up their time, energy and space, Mr. Pete refused to accept any payment, saying, smiling, that he was glad to do it for me. This is the kind of experience you will have every time you go to Moberg's Automotive. They are experts, professionals, and friends. You will not regret your visit.
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Reliable, honest, hardworking mechanic's shop run by an honorable Christian man.