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How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Summer Driving

Summer Car Maintenance Checklist

Summer is officially here, which means it’s time to give your vehicle a checkup to make sure it is good for the rest of the season. From making sure it stays cool to completing your regular oil change, there are many maintenance tasks you should do to prepare your vehicle for summer driving. Use our summer car maintenance checklist to see what you should have inspected and done prior to traveling on your next adventure.

  • Check your windshield wipers
  • Flush and fill the coolant
  • Get your oil changed
  • Test the air conditioning and repair if needed
  • Check tire tread and pressure
  • Test your car battery
  • Get belts and hoses inspected
  • Build an emergency kit to keep in your car if you don’t have one

[ READ MORE: How to Prepare for a Summer Road Trip ]

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