Maintenance Tips to Make Your Mercedes Benz C55 AMG Perform Better
Don't just settle for what your Mercedes Benz C55 AMG has been built to give you when you can still do something to improve its performance. Make your car stand out and give you the best driving experience you can have. All you have to do is put in a little effort to tweak some parts and get a better performing car in return. Here are some upkeep tips that will significantly increase your car's potential.
- Check for proper tire alignment.
No matter how you drive, your tires eventually wear off and get misaligned. So, when it's time for a tire replacement, make sure that the new ones are properly placed and aligned, because a tire's alignment is a huge factor not only when it comes to the vehicle's handling, but to your safety as well. If you're having some trouble steering your car and driving straight, then one of your tires may have gotten misaligned. Have it corrected immediately because not only is it dangerous to drive without having full control of your car, but it will also hamper your car's performance on the road.
- Replenish the engine oil in time.
Don't delay a change in oil when your engine already needs it. Because allowing your engine to work on murky, contaminated oil will cause it unnecessary strain that could result in malfunction, or worse an engine break down. You'll be surprised on what fresh, clean oil can do for your engine's performance. And it definitely beats the risk of having to replace your engine because of a break down that could have been easily avoided by a simple oil change.
- Take care of your battery.
Make sure that the battery terminals are clean and free of corroded particles. Because not only will those unwanted filth make your battery degrade faster, it will also affect your battery's connection to your electronics. You may find yourself having some difficulty starting your car, or worse, cause an electrical component to malfunction. And while you're at it, ensure that you have enough battery fluid especially during summer when fluids easily evaporate. Because if your battery fluid is below the required level, an internal problem could occur that could affect the charging rate of your battery. And if the battery's charging rate has been altered, it won't be long before it becomes susceptible to overcharging and ultimately, an untimely death.
- Avoid adding tap water to your engine coolant.
Your engine coolant has a specific amount of antifreeze and water. If you're going to add some tap water to make up for the used up coolant, then you're altering its composition. The freezing and boiling points of the engine coolant would change, thereby affecting its function of making sure that engine wouldn't overheat over time. Not only are you putting your radiator at risk, but you're also endangering your engine's well-being. So when the time comes that you already need to refill your coolant, don't just add tap water, but instead use the prescribed antifreeze.