How to Make Sure Your Vehicle is Ready for a Road Trip

How to Make Sure Your Vehicle is Ready for a Road Trip

With summer just around the corner, many families will be planning summer road trips. Before you pack up the car, did you take the necessary auto maintenance preparation?

Reno Auto RepairAccording to an article at, “Preventative Auto Maintenance Tips”

You have to take matters into your own hands. If you’re planning on taking a road trip, make sure you provide your car with some basic maintenance. A top-notch horn might be more useful than you think.

What to Check

Let’s start by listing the parts on your car that you should check to be certain that the vehicle is in perfect working order. Notice that, while you may be able to verify some of them on your own, for the most part, you’ll have to rely on a competent mechanic.


In a way, cars were modeled after living organisms. Consequently, a car has as much bodily fluids as a human. You must make sure that there’s always enough juice in every domain so that the car can function flawlessly. Be aware that the first three items on the following list also have filters that will need to be examined.

· Engine oil

· Transmission fluid

· Gasoline

 · Antifreeze/coolant

· Radiator coolant

· Brake fluid

· Windshield washer fluid

· Power steering fluid” To read the entire article click here.


Prevention is the key to avoiding a breakdown while vacationing with the family. Make sure your vehicle has the proper auto maintenance, contact Wayne’s Automotive Center at 775-525-9366 or visit

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