If you keep your vehicle in good working condition then it will maximize the performance of the vehicle and costly repairs can be saved. If car is in good condition then you can drive it for long time and you can get good price when you want to sell it. There are few ways to maintain a car in a proper way.
You can check the tires, oil, windows, brakes, interiors, and fluids. They are important things to check.
Check the brakes: Brakes are important for each and every vehicle. You can check the brakes by seeing common signs. If there is any high pitched screeching sound when you apply the brakes, if they are not responsive as earlier, if there is vibration on the brake pedal then there is problem with brakes.
Check the tires: Tires need to be blown up to the manufacturers specified pressure. You can use a tire gauge to measure the pressure of the tire and they are cheap and easy to use. If tire tread wear indicators are visible between the treads then you should change the tires. You should check the tires pressures every day and wear to be checked for every week.
Check the oil: Without oil, vehicle cannot move, so it is very important for every vehicle. You should know how to check the oil properly. Oil needs to be changed every 3000-3500 miles. Generally, oil manufacturers say that their oil can last 10,000 miles, but it is better to change the oil after 5,000 miles. You can check the oil once in a week.
Check the Fluids: You can check the engine coolant, power steering fluid, transmission fluid, windshield washer fluid, brake fluid, other fluids weekly once.
So, the above things need to be checked. Some of them once in a day and some of them once in a week. Then you can keep your vehicle in proper condition.