If you don't want your car to die, read this.  Recently there was a AAA report on what crashes are costing America versus congestion.  The overall cost of crashes costs 299 point 5 billion dollars nationwide.

To a New Jersey driver that equates to 1,548 dollars a year.  The cost of congestion works out to 580 dollars per New Jersey driver per year.

With all that going against you, you don't need your car falling apart over things you could have done but didn't.  This is most definitely one of those do as I say not as I do moments considering I haven't even taken my car through a car wash in over half a year.  Nonetheless.....