If you are your family are itching to get out of town, taking a road trip is a great idea. Road trips are an easy way to build great memories with your kids. Before you head out on your next adventure, make sure your car is ready for the journey. Here are a few tips to help you get your car road trip ready so you can enjoy your trip with peace of mind.
Check the battery
You do not want to end up with a dead battery while travelling. You can quickly get your battery tested as most auto parts stores and repair shops. If your battery power is low, consider replacing it before you leave.
Change the oil
If your car is near its next oil change interval, go ahead and schedule an appointment early. It is better to head out and explore with fresh oil than to need an oil change in the middle of your adventure.
Inspect your tires
Your tires are going to do a lot of work driving from Downers Grove, Illinois to your exciting destination. Make sure they have enough life left in them. Have a mechanic check the tread depth and make sure your tires are aligned. If it is time, get your tires rotated, too.
If you’re still not sure whether your car is road trip ready, schedule a service appointment at Packey Webb Ford in Downers Grove, Illinois. Our expertly trained staff will ensure your car is ready for any road trip.