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Your turntable isn’t merely expensive shop equipment; it’s a vital tool for showcasing your inventory and attracting customers to your online showroom. Regular maintenance is essential to ensure its longevity and performance. At DeSoto Auto Sales they prioritize regular upkeep to ensure smooth operation, reflecting their commitment to top-notch service and a stress-free buying experience.

Tops: Keeping It Spotless

Imagine walking into a showroom with a dirty floor – not a pleasant sight, right? The same goes for your online showroom’s photo studio. Even a short trip from the detail station to the photo studio can leave dirt, road salt, and tire marks on your turntable tops and studio floor, affecting the quality of your photographs.

To maintain a professional appearance and ensure high-quality images, it’s essential to clean your turntable tops and studio floor regularly. Daily cleaning is ideal, but you should also clean them whenever marks become visible in your photos. Use a cleaner suitable for car exteriors to effectively remove dirt and stains. Additionally, consider using a commercial buffer weekly or as needed to restore the shine of your turntable tops and epoxy floor.

Grease: Keeping It Running Smoothly

Proper lubrication is essential for keeping your turntable running smoothly and efficiently. An auto dealer mechanic can apply grease to the turntable, focusing on the motor teeth and chain every six months. Simply remove the motor cover to access these components and use all-purpose or “red” grease for optimal lubrication.

Additionally, don’t forget about the turntable tracks. These should be greased annually to prevent corrosion and ensure smooth operation. To grease the tracks, remove a top pie plate to access them, and apply grease below the open section. Rotate the pies to uncover adjacent sections of the turntable tracks, repeating the process until all tracks are fully greased.

Inspection: Spotting Potential Issues

Regular inspections are crucial for detecting any signs of damage or wear and tear on your turntable. Tables from other manufacturers may be prone to corrosion or warping. So it’s essential to inspect them thoroughly for any abnormalities.

Keep an eye out for turntable lurching or excessive noise during operation, as these could indicate interior damage. When applying grease to the tracks, take the opportunity to inspect the turntable for undercarriage damage, such as rust, bent tracks, or broken wheels. Addressing these issues promptly can prevent further damage and ensure the continued performance of your turntable.

Proper maintenance and cleaning are essential for maximizing the performance and longevity of your turntable.  Take care of your table like DeSoto Auto Sales and it will still look like brand new  in a few years.  By following these simple tips, you can ensure that your turntable continues to showcase your inventory effectively, attracting more customers to your online showroom and driving sales like never before.

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