With beautiful summer weather, quiet kids in the back seat and plenty of snacks, road trips should be a breeze… right? As AAA and we all know, that’s not always the case. With about 10 million car break downs expected each summer, we should all ensure that come rain or shine, we’re as prepared as can be!
In this video from ReviewCars.com, you can learn how to prepare your vehicle for road trips. Preparation is key: The top two issues for car problems on the road are flat tires and dead batteries.
Tips to anticipate and prevent them:
- GM recommends inspecting your tires once/month—look for lumps, bumps and punctures, check the pressure, and be sure tires have been rotated appropriately.
- Check your car battery voltage for total power.
If you plan on taking a road trip this summer, stop by A-1 Auto Tech to make sure your car is in tip top shape! Call us today at (650) 265-4085.