Are you planning any trips this summer? The warm weather and break from school make the summer season a popular time for families to plan their next trip together. Make sure that your vehicle is up to the test before your plans get too close by following this short checklist that we have put together below! Keep reading to learn more!
Helpful Summer Maintenance Checklist to Follow for Your Vehicle
- Schedule an oil change
- Check your tires
- Inspect your battery
- Check your brakes
- Test your air conditioning system
These few checks are just the beginning of the regular maintenance that you should give your vehicle, but it is a great start! These checks should not only be done at the beginning of summer but also on a regular basis all year. Keeping up with your vehicle’s needs means that it will perform better and longer for you which is ultimately the goal.
During the cooler months of the year, some drivers will leave an extra jacket or two in their vehicle along with a few other warmer items. Now that summer is here, trade out that winter gear for summer gear! Consider keeping an extra hat, sunscreen or towels in your vehicle for whenever you might need them! It’s always better to be prepared and not need something than to not have something when you want or need it.
We hope that if you follow these few helpful vehicles checks that your summer road trips will go as planned. For more helpful information like this, be sure to check out the tips and tricks in our blog! Stop by our dealership today or contact us with any questions!