How to Prepare Your Car for a Road Trip

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Should You Have Your Car Serviced Before Taking A Road Trip?

If you're getting ready to take a long road trip, you'll want to make sure your vehicle is in top working order! At our Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and Jeep dealership in McCook, we have a pre-road trip maintenance checklist that we can go through for your vehicle. This ensures you're up to date on routine maintenance like oil changes, as well as take care of any repairs that may be necessary. Handling road trip service ahead of time helps your car, truck, SUV or minivan perform at its best and gives you the confidence that your vehicle will reliably get you where you're going. Stop by Deveny Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram for all of your road trip preparation needs and see what our team can do for you!  

Road Trip Car Maintenance Checklist

  • Oil change and filter replacement
  • Top off or flush brake fluid
  • Top off or change power steering fluid
  • Top off or replace transmission fluid
  • Check tire air pressure and treads
  • Tire rotation or replacement
  • Brake inspection
  • Replace cabin air filter replacement
  • Check headlights, taillights, brake lights and turn signals
  • Inspect belts and hoses
  • Replace wiper blades
  • Test car battery