Staying on top of your car’s maintenance can prolong the life of your vehicle. It can also save you money by avoiding costly repairs and keep you and your family safe on the road. You don’t have to be an auto mechanic to keep your car well maintained; all you need is a checklist and the discipline to stay on top of it. We’ve put together a complete guide to the things that need checking and changing on most cars—consult it regularly, or use it to set maintenance reminders in your calendar. Stick to the schedule and you’ll be driving smoothly and safely for years to come.