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How Do I Reduce Wear and Tear on My Lexus?

Tips to Keep Your Lexus in Top Shape

When it comes to owning a luxury vehicle, it is important to keep it looking and running its best. From the moment you leave the dealership lot, depreciation is taking place. While some wear and tear is inevitable, there are ways to reduce this. This blog will go over some tips you can utilize to keep your Lexus from accumulating too much wear and tear.

The Interior of Your Lexus

One of the easiest places to start is the interior of your Lexus. Try to keep trash and other unnecessary items out of your vehicle. This can be hard for some people, but you can start with cleaning out your Lexus weekly. Before you know it, you will be automatically disposing of your trash daily. You may want to consider shaking out the floor mats, vacuuming, or dusting your vehicle every few weeks. This helps keep debris out of your car. If you find yourself constantly using the cargo area, consider purchasing a cargo mat or organizers. Not only does this protect the cargo floor and siding, but it can protect your belongings.

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The Exterior of Your Lexus

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The exterior of your Lexus can be a more challenging area to keep wear and tear from happening. The most important tip would be to protect your Lexus at all times. This includes parking away from other cars in a parking lot, keeping a safe distance from vehicles on the road, and utilizing a garage for storage whenever possible. Do not park your Lexus under trees, as the branches can fall and scratch the vehicle and sap can potentially damage the paint. If you have a remote to unlock your Lexus, use that rather than the key. This is due to the fact that the key can scratch the area around the keyhole on your Lexus.

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The Inner Workings on Your Lexus

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To keep your Lexus running its best it is important to have it serviced. The user manual will give you an idea of when your Lexus should be taken to the dealership to have its oil changed or to have other services performed. As well, if you have a dashboard light turn on, hear unusual noises, or are experiencing issues, take your car in immediately. It is best to figure out what the issue is before it becomes a bigger problem.