Keep Your Car in Good Condition Even if You Are Not Using It

by : Markus Skupeika

Rising fuel costs has become a big headache for car or motorcycle owners all over the world. And with rising fuel price, bicycles are back in fashion. There are lots of reports that people are going back to bicycles to move between short distances. In some cases people are sharing cars in their way to office.

There is no proven solution to this rising fuel price. Everyone is finding their own ways to keep up with the monthly budget unless some other better solution comes up. But what would happen to cars that they had been using regularly?

There is high probability that they have left their car unused in the garage and very few of them can manage time to clean them up regularly. Every seasoned user knows very well that if they leave a car unused for a long time, they will soon get rusted. And next time, when you would need to bring the car out for a drive, it would not be able to give regular service apart from consuming more fuel. Every driver knows that rust is the biggest enemy of a car.

So what do you need to do?

The answer is very simple - check your car regularly to keep it in good condition. But in such cases, when you have left your car unused for a long time, it is always recommended to do something more than a regular shampoo wash. It does not mean that you would need to go for regular car servicing. All you need is to look for details.

Most of the car owners do a great mistake in case of looking for details while cleaning their cars. In the surface level, the car may look clean but you need to check the unreachable parts too to keep your car healthy.

Now what do you do when you find some rust in some small parts like screws and bolts? We often tend to ignore them. But if you ask a motor mechanic, they would say that it is more important to clean these bolts rather than the bonnet to keep the car in a healthy condition.

We often tend to ignore these rusts because it is often very tough to remove rusts from such small parts with regular tools like sand papers. So what do you do?

In such cases, you would need to find out liquid car rust remover so that the process may become easy. All you need to do is to take the rusted parts out and dip them into the cleaner for some time depending on cleaner's strength. In some cases, you may need to scrub all rust out after dipping them into the solution for sometime.

When the rusts are properly cleaned use some good quality grease before fixing them back. Here we would like to point out another small issue - while selecting the rust cleaning product, go for organic liquid rust cleaner. You would easily find a lot of multipurpose organic rust cleaners in the market to take care of all these problems without scrubbing. It is always recommended to store some rusts products to take necessary steps whenever needed.

At the same time we often tend to leave our car in the damp garage just after returning from a muddy drive. If you leave your car in such a condition for a longer period, it is bound to get rusted soon.
All you need is little extra attention to keep your car in good running condition even when you are not using them.