Have you ever left your vehicle sitting for a long time, say a week or more, and you try to start it but the battery was dead? Or you noticed that the tires were a bit deflated and have developed flat spots?
Leaving your car exposed to the elements and/or unattended to can mean you coming back to less than stellar circumstances.
That’s not fair to you or your car.
Below is a checklist of things to do to your car to make sure it’s prepared for an extended stay in storage, and that it will be in tip-top shape and ready to roll when you need it.
- Make sure your vehicle is covered
- Fill it up with gas
- Make sure it’s clean
- Be sure the battery is charged
- Don’t engage the parking brake
- Keep it insured
- Make sure the tires are inflated
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