What maintenance tasks should be completed before a road trip?

What maintenance tasks should be completed before a road trip?Once again, summer has officially arrived and the highway is calling. Before packing up the family and setting out on your adventure, there are certain maintenance tasks that should be addressed to help maximize both safety and performance. Here's a look at six kinds of maintenance to complete before your road trip.

Brake Service

Out on those country highways, it's impossible to predict when a deer might dart across the road. In that moment, it's critical that your brakes function optimally.

Check/Change Oil

When the oil change is done by an actual mechanic, you could benefit from expert eyes identifying a developing problem that can then be nipped in the bud before you set out on your long trek.

Check/Change Transmission Fluid

While this task can sometimes be overlooked, it's nonetheless an important one. Your owner's manual can help you determine if your vehicle is due.

Check/Change Hoses

With hoses being regularly exposed to extremely hot temperatures, they can become vulnerable to hardening and cracking.

Tire Tread/Pressure Check

Your mechanic can make a fast and accurate determination on if your tires should be replaced before start your trek, and can also make sure that the pressure is optimal.

Air Conditioning & Cooling System Service

When the heat turns to suffocating, the trip is going to be a lot more enjoyable if both you and your engine are able to keep sufficiently cool.

If you're in need of auto maintenance before a road trip, be sure to visit a reputable auto shop. For auto maintenance in Green Bay West, the experts to contact are at Auto Select at (920) 494-4936. Feel free to give Auto Select a call today to schedule an appointment for any of your repair or maintenance needs!

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