With the economy the way it is, now more than ever families are driving to their destinations instead of driving. You may be saving money, but if you don’t have your car checked out, your tires filled, your engine looked at, it could prove more hazardous than flying. It is very important to have your car properly attended to before you start your summer vacation road trip. Here are the key areas of your car you need to look at before you do anything else.
Fluids are an important part of any vehicle checklist. Expect your technician to check and perhaps replace or top off the following: antifreeze/coolant, transmission, engine oil, brake fluid, washer fluid, power steering fluid and gasoline. The transmission fluid, oil and gasoline also have filters that will need to be examined.
Speaking of filters, another important filter to examine in a check up is the air filter. This strains the impurities and should be changed at recommended intervals in order to protect the engine.
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