The Cost of Neglect Few people would disagree that we are going through some tough economic times right now. Unfortunately, with the all-too-often shortage of cash flow, too many people are putting off vehicle maintenance because they figure it is too much of an expense to deal with right now. Trust us; neglecting your vehicle’s maintenance can likely be even more expensive to you in the future. It can also turn into a question of life and death. There probably aren’t many drivers who haven’t tried to ignore the first warning signs of a problem with their vehicle. A funny noise here … a weird smell there … something that just doesn’t feel right. Often, the first inclination is to let it be and hopefully it will go away. Sadly, most problems won’t disappear on their own. And as a mechanical problem gets worse you’ll be more likely to have a major breakdown that can leave you stranded somewhere, or even get into a crash that could have been avoided with the proper prior service. The life of your vehicle’s engine can also be shortened by neglect. At our NYE service centers, we want to make sure your vehicle is the safest and most reliable it can be. We would much rather see your ride come in for routine maintenance than to greet your vehicle as it comes in behind a tow truck. And we definitely don’t want to read about your crash in the paper. The price of routine maintenance is usually a fraction of what a major repair will run you after you let the problem go too long and serious damage has been done. Just coming in regularly for oil changes, tire checks and rotations, and tune ups will save you a bundle over the life of your vehicle — a life that will be significantly longer because you showed it the proper TLC. The NYE Automotive Group is located at 1479 Genesee St. in Oneida, N.Y. For more info on any of our vehicles and services, call (315) 363-0600 or email email@example.com.