Electric Vehicle Maintenance


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Regularly scheduled serviceis a cruical part in the longevity of a vehicles lifespan, Electric vehicles are no diffrent. An electric vehicles battery should be inspected every 6 months to locate any potential damage and assess performace.

Your tires should be rotated every six months to prevent uneven wear and tear. This will help extend the life of all four tires. Just like in a traditional vehicle your electric vehicles brakes and brake fluids should be inspected and/or changed after 22,000 miles or 2 years. lastly your coolant system should be changed after 5 years or 150,000 miles.



Electric Vehicle Performance Improvements

Software Updates

Much like your Smartphone your Electric vehicle will occasionally need a software update. these updates may be part of a recall campaign and will often better your vehicles performance.


Electric Vehicle Battery Test - Scheduled Maintenance

Battery Inspection

The most important part to Electric vehicle maintenance is the battery inspection. although leaks are uncommon as a precaution we assess any damage to the battery and adress any problems before they progress. This is also a matter of safety, but to keep your mind at ease please remember that

  • The vehicles batteries are held to high standards and regulations are are also put through vigerous safety testing.
  • In the event of an accident th evehicle is designed to isolate the high voltage system from the chasis and limit battery spills.
  • lastly the high voltage sytem is designed to deactivate in case of collision.

Why is it important to rotate your electric vehicles tires

Tire Rotations

Rotating your tires will ensure your tires wear evenly and lengthen the lifespan of your tires. evenly worn tires will make your ride smoother. without a tire rotation you risk uneven wheel alignment which causes your vehicle to veer off to the left or right while driving, this could also lead to more expensive suspension damage.


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Brakes and Fluids

Electric vehicles are equipped with a regenerative braking system which will extend the life of your brakes. With the regenerative braking sytem your brakes and brake fluids should be inspected every 22,000 miles or two years. we all know how bad New England roads can get, new brake fluid helps to absorb moisture and prevent rust, allowing you ro stay in control.


Electric Vehicle Coolant System Service

Coolant System

Your coolant system should be checked every five years. Electric cars with a thermal management system just as they do in traditional vehicles.

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