Electric Vehicle Maintenance
Although your vehicle doesn't have a traditional engine, it still needs many of the same services as conventional vehicles. Like a conventional vehicle, regularly scheduled Electric vehicle maintenance ensures your car will be operating for years to come. Aside from the usual vehicle check-ups, your Electric vehicle will need a battery inspection every 12 months. during this inspection, a technician will check for leaks and make sure your battery is performing well.
Just like any other vehicle, your tires should be rotated every six months to avoid uneven wear. A tire rotation helps to extend the life of your tires. Brakes and brake fluid should be changed every 15,000 miles or 12 months. Lastly, your coolant system may need to be changed after 150,000 miles.
Your brakes and brake fluid should be inspected and potentially changed after 15,000 miles or after one year. With regenerative braking, your Electric vehicle's brakes should last longer than the traditional cars, although it is still essential to service them regularly. Getting your Brake fluid replaced can help you stay on the road. Replacing your brake fluid helps to absorb moisture and prevent rusting, allowing you to drive in any weather.
Tires should be rotated every 7,500 miles, or every six months. This is done to prolong your tires' life and provide you with a smoother ride.
Without a tire rotation, your vehicle's alignment could be affected. Your vehicle may steer off to one side or the other when attempting to drive straight with an uneven alignment. Uneven alignment can lead to more costly damage to your car's suspension.
Your car has a thermal management system just like traditional combustion engine vehicles do and require service in the same way. Your vehicle's coolant system should be serviced every 150,000 miles or five years.
Like your smartphone or computer, your electric vehicle occasionally needs software updates to improve the car's performance. These updates are usually performed as part of a recall. If your vehicle requires an update, it will come at no cost.
Battery inspections are an integral part of keeping your vehicle on the road. Although leaks are uncommon, it's important to locate and address early signs of a damaged battery. This is just a precaution to keep in mind.
The vehicle and the batter has gone through immense safety testing to meet the same standards of any other vehicle