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Monthly Archives: June 2017

Plan your Road trip

Plan your Road trip

With the record temperatures upon us, many of you will be thinking about getting out of town within the next month or so. We put together a checklist for you of things you will need to take care of before setting off. Here are a few minor maintenance issues to have a look over before you get going. Check your tire pressure – Easy to do but vitally important. Depending on the distance you are planning to go, lots of highway miles can really add heat to your tires, (especially in 115 degree + heat). Most vehicle manuals recommend going slightly higher than usual if you are planning a long trip. It is better to be on the safe side of things. It’s always worth having a spare tire too just for peace of mind more than anything. Lots of newer cars do not carry a spare and have all “run flat” tires. Battery Maintenance – Battery maintenance is huge in the heat of Arizona in the summer. Double check your battery is charged otherwis ... read more