Tucson, Arizona (NAPSI) - Proper vehicle maintenance doesn’t only mean you and your car can spend many happy years together. It can also mean that when the time comes to sell, you may get a better price.

Here are a few things you can do to improve the life of your vehicle and impress prospective buyers:

• Get it serviced regularly—Change the oil at specific mileage intervals recommended for your car.

• Follow the manufacturer’s service schedule—Depending on your car, this may include checking the coolant, power steering and brake fluid levels and rotating the tires.

• Find and fix open recalls—If your car has been recalled, it probably has a problem that can affect performance and safety.

• Keep track of the service history—Prove that your car has been well maintained.

The new myCARFAX app keeps track of your service history and information about recalls right on your smartphone. Visit www.mycarfax.com to learn more about maintaining the value and performance of your car.