Some automotive maintenance myths seem to have taken on lives of their own. Sure, they seem like logical, sound pieces of advice, but when it comes to maintaining your car, they could end up costing you extra money and time in the long run.
Here are seven common car care myths and some pitfalls to avoid when taking care of your vehicle.
Myth: Tires should be inflated to the pressure embossed on the tire’s sidewalls.
Reality: That figure is the maximum pressure—not necessarily the ideal pressure.