Spring Maintenance Tips From Courvelle Toyota In Lafayette, LA

As the seasons change, many of us have set things we do each year. For example, in the spring, many families do spring cleaning. Another thing you can add to your spring to-do list is to get some maintenance done on your car. A few preventative steps now will hopefully prevent more serious mechanical issues in the future.

  • Change the oil.

    Check your owner's manual to see the recommended time and mileage interval. For most modern cars, this interval will be longer than the old standard of every 3,000 miles or three months. Your car may even tell you when it is time to change the oil. Don't ignore this message.
  • Check other fluids.

    Have your other fluids, like transmission, brake, and power steering, checked to make sure they are clean and at the proper levels and are sufficiently clean.
  • Replace your wiper blades.

    Over time, the rubber on your windshield wiper blades can harden. You should replace your blades every six to 12 months.
  • Check your battery.

     Before the heat of summer arrives, have your battery checked to make sure it has enough energy to move you forward.
  • Inspect your lightning.

    Make sure all your exterior lights are properly angled and working. If any of your lights are out, it will be harder for other drivers to see your car.
  • Check your tires.

     Make sure the tread on your tires is deep enough and all tires are properly inflated. Use the penny test to check your tires in multiple places. If your tread is running low, get new tires. You should also get your tires rotated about every 5,000 miles. Don't forget to inspect your spare tire, too.
  • Check belts and hoses.

     The rubber in the belts and hoses in your car can wear out. Look for signs of cracking or hardening and replace them, as needed.

For your seasonal maintenance needs, visit Courvelle Toyota. We'll get you all squared away so that you can enjoy spring driving worry-free. 


Courvelle Toyota

4127 I-49 South Service Road
Directions Opelousas, LA 70570

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