Monthly Archives: April 2019

Pre-Road Trip Vehicle Checklist

Spring and Summer seasons are the best time of year to hop in the car and take a trip nearby, whether you’re hitting the beach, heading to amusement parks, or going camping! The last thing you want to do is get stuck on the road with a broken down vehicle. Before you embark on your road trip, be sure to go over our pre-road trip vehicle checklist to ensure that you’re vehicle stays reliable and dependable on your vacation.    Check Tires - Tires should have the correct pressure and should have good tread.  Check Belts & Hoses - Your local mechanic may have to complete this step. Belts and hose problems can go undetected until they fail completely.  Check Filters & Fluids - All fluids should be clean and full and filters should be clean as well to ensure all systems work properly and to prevent overheating.  Check Windshield Wipers and Lights - You never know when you might hit rain and need windshield wipers. All exterior lights need to ... read more