Importance of Maintenance Even Whe Driving Less 

How Can I Keep My Lexus In Good Shape When I'm Driving Less? Find Out at Germain Lexus of Dublin Near Columbus, OH

We live in changing times, working from home has become more common, and many people drive much less than before. While a reduced commute may be nice for you, you may be wondering what the effect on your Lexus might be. On this page, we will go into detail on how to keep your Lexus at its best, even when you're driving less. Find the answers to some of the most common questions below, or contact us at Germain Lexus of Dublin with any questions you may have!

Should I Bring My Lexus In for Service Less Frequently?

In some cases, it may be acceptable to space out service intervals. Brake pad replacement is one of the key examples of when this is just fine. As long as the brake pads don't rust, they will last for a greater amount of time if you're driving (and therefore braking) less. But there are other services that it is wise to perform after a set amount of time, even if you haven't reached the recommended mileage yet. Oil changes are one of these services, as engine oil can become less effective over time even if you're not driving as much. We can help you figure out appropriate intervals at Germain Lexus of Dublin, serving Springfield and Plain City.

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How Often Should I Drive My Lexus?

You should take your Lexus out for a spin at least once a week. Even if you don't have a set destination, you can enjoy the comfort, luxury, and fun as you drive. It's best to make sure that the engine is running for at least 15 to 20 minutes. The battery slowly loses charge as your vehicle sits idle, so driving for this amount of time lets the alternator fully recharge the battery. In addition to recharging the battery, taking your Lexus out for a drive helps keep your engine lubricated, keeps your tires from developing flat spots on the bottom, and can even stop rust from building up on the brake rotors.

What Should I Do When My Lexus Is Parked?

Driving your Lexus regularly is good, but there are a few other steps you should take in between trips to make sure that it stays at its peak. Make sure to check the tire pressure regularly, adjusting it when it gets low. You should also park with a full gas tank. Condensation can build up in a partly-empty gas tank over time, and this presents lots of problems. To keep your Lexus at its best, consider a car covering if you're parked outside.

Schedule Service at Germain Lexus of Dublin, Serving Hillard and Delaware, OH

TWhen you're ready to bring your Lexus in for service, we invite you to use our online service scheduler. Then, come discover why Lexus drivers from all around the Columbus area choose Germain Lexus of Dublin.


Germain Lexus of Dublin

6500 Shamrock Blvd
Directions Dublin, OH 43017

  • Sales: 855-629-7702
  • Service: 855-629-7701
  • Parts: (614) 383-5507

Service Hours

  • Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed