Electric vehicles have less moving parts than traditional vehicles which leads to less maintenance. Even with less moving parts Electrical vehicles need regular service to avoid performance issues and to prolong its lifespan. To make sure your Electric vehicle is running efficiently the Battery will need an inspection every month.
Without a traditional engine Oil changes are a thing of the past. However your electric vehicle still requires brake services, tire rotations, and fluid services.
Electric vehicles will occasionally require updates as a way provide more safety and improved performance. Software updates are usually issued as part of a recall and can be completed in just a few hours.
The battery is one of the most important parts to an electric vehicle, with that in mind it is crucial to make sure it is operating safely and efficiently. Battery leaks are uncommon, nevertheless, it is important to schedule a battery inspection to identify potential damage are prevent future damage. Rest assured battery inspections are precautionary and all batteries have been through vigorous safety testing and have high standards and regulations set to ensure a safe and reliable ride.
Because of your vehicles regenerative braking system your brakes should last longer than traditional brakes. Your vehicles brakes and brake fluids should be inspected every 15,000 miles or after one year to avoid larger repairs.
To aid in extending your tires life and having a smoother drive you should schedule a tire rotation every 7,500 miles or every 6 months. without timely tire rotations you may begin to notice your vehicle veers off to the left or right when attempting to drive straight, this is a sign of uneven wheel alignment. If left untreated Uneven alignment can lead to costly damage to your vehicles suspension.
Your vehicles coolant should be serviced after 150,000 miles or five years, which ever comes first. Just like a traditional vehicle the thermal management system is crucial to vehicle performance and avoiding costly repairs.