Maintenance of Electric cars versus Maintenance of Combustion Engine Vehicles

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One of the main benefits of owning an electric vehicle, besides caring for the environment by not using gasoline and emitting fumes into the atmosphere, is the fact that it requires less of your time and money to make sure it runs smoothly.

The initial cost of purchasing such a vehicle is still quite high, but it pays off in the long run. EVs have fewer moving parts than Internal Combustion Engine vehicles, which means they have a smaller number of components in need of regular checkup and repair.

However, a few things will need your attention from time to time:

1) Monitor the battery

2) Assess the brake wear

3) Check the tires

4) Top-up the fluids

5) Replace cabin air filter

6) Update the software

7) Take care of the body

On the other hand, issues you don’t need to concern yourself with if you own an electric vehicle are as follows:

1) Fuel

2) Muffler

3) Spark plugs and wires

4) Motor oil

5) Automatic transmission fluid

6) Radiator fluid top-ups and fixes

Your EV doesn’t have the mentioned components. Therefore, your life is easier because you don’t have to run to your mechanic worrying they can cause you to be stranded on the side of the road with a broken down car.

 

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