Road Trip Checklist: Explore California & Beyond with Confidence

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Road Trip Checklist
Explore California & Beyond with Confidence

Your bags are packed, the route is planned, and you've just downloaded the perfect playlist. Your road trip preparation is now out of the way, right? Not so fast. Though you might be ready to hit the highway, you need to ensure your car is up for the journey. While just about any car of any age can complete a road trip, that won't be the case if the vehicle isn't caught up with regular maintenance. At our Jeep dealership in Torrance, our auto service technicians can assess your vehicle for road-trip readiness and provide you with a complete vehicle inspection report detailing what you'll want to know about your car's condition. Review the following road trip maintenance checklist and FAQs, then schedule Jeep service today so you can embark on your California adventure with confidence.

Road Trip Car Maintenance Checklist

  • Oil change and filter replacement
  • Top off or flush brake fluid
  • Top off or change power steering fluid
  • Top off or replace transmission fluid
  • Check tire air pressure and treads
  • Tire rotation or replacement
  • Brake inspection
  • Cabin air filter replacement
  • Check headlights, taillights, brake lights and turn signals
  • Inspect belts and hoses
  • Replace wiper blades
  • Test car battery
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