When you are preparing to travel cross country, there is more to the process than just booking hotel rooms and planning stops. In fact, having your car ready to make the trip is going to be vital. The last thing you will want to do is to break down in the middle of nowhere and to be left helpless.
This means that one of the first things you will want to do is to ensure that your vehicle has been inspected for maintenance. During this time, you will want to have the oil changed, fluids topped off and your tires rotated and filled, and your engine checked out.
Any filters, hoses and other items that need to be changed should be done at this time. That way, you reduce the number of risks that you will end up encountering. [Read more…]