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Why You Should Schedule an Autumn Road Trip Tune-Up

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[By Nalley Lexus – Roswell, GA]

DEM in his 1990 MiataMany doctor and other drivers believe that there is no need to send their car to a technician unless there is a noticeable problem. I used to be of this mind set. But, I soon learned this philosophy often ends up costing money and peace of mind in the long run.

So, as a surgeon with NO mechanical automobile aptitude, I believe in preparing a vehicle for the road ahead – so that you can concentrate on what’s really important – having a great autumn ride to see the mountains and leaves this season.

Why?

Here are the main reasons why you should schedule a tune-up prior to a summer road trip.

Sometimes, you have to spend money to save money–and while a tune-up isn’t free, it will diagnose minor problems before they become major problems. This could range from parts approaching the end of their expected life to car part damage. Regardless of the issue, if there is something wrong with your car, then it is going to need to be fixed in due course.

For instance, even if only one part is faulty, then it can eventually cause problems with other parts of your car if you do not resolve the issue immediately.

You cannot put a price on peace of mind, and if you are about to set out with your family on an exciting road trip, the last thing you want to do is worry about whether or not your car is going to endure the long distance. A tune-up, ahead of your getaway, will allow you to drive long distances, devoid of stress.

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Overall, the most important consideration in scheduling a road trip tune-up is your safety, the safety of your passengers and the safety of other drivers.

If you are driving for an extended period of time, it is important to ensure that your car is not only reliable, but that it is also safe to drive.

If you need to use your anti-lock braking system while on the road, for example, you need to be certain that it is working efficiently. Similarly, you want to be sure that your comfort features, such as air conditioning, are running properly as well.

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