Summer Car Care Tips For Your Next Road Trip

July 7, 2014 12:00 PM

Summer Car Care Tips For Your Next Road Trip

" It’s the time of year when families across the country set out for the open road. The last thing you want to worry about when you are in the middle of your trip is your car breaking down or getting a flat tire. Of course, those things happen and you need to be prepared. It’s awful to get stuck in the middle of nowhere, but if you prepare ahead of time, you can make that experience a little less terrible if it happens. With just a little preparation you can make sure your car is ready to transport you and the whole family safely for that special family vacation.

Change the Oil

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It’s pretty easy to forget that pesky oil change, especially if the bulk of your trips are just to and from work during the week. However, when you are planning a road trip and your family is depending on you for a safe ride, it’s something you need to remember. If you are even close to your 3,000 miles (or recommended manufacturer oil-change interval), just go ahead and get that oil changed before the trip "

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