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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Are you ready for Spring Break?

Are you ready for Spring Break?

  Spring Break is a great time for a road trip! While they are a great way to see the country and explore, road trips can mean unexpected surprises, varying road conditions, and lots of miles on your car in a short amount of time. Whether you are planning a quick weekend trip or a cross-country drive, it is important to make sure your car is up to the task BEFORE you hit the road. Here are a few things you should check before you embark: Start with a test drive. Feel for any vibrations or tracking issues as you drive - this could be a sign that you need your wheels balanced, tires rotated, or an alignment. Check that your tires have enough tread. Low tread makes tires more prone to flats - an untimely flat could mean driving many miles on a spare until you get to the next town.  Make sure to check your fluids before the journey and replace as needed. Check for any that are low - low levels are usually a sign of a leak. Ignoring ... read more