Again there will be three days of rest and those who have in mind to travel in car must take into account certain aspects so that the ride does not suffer setbacks due to the car, keep the safety equipment and safety vest.
April has brought some holidays that have cut off the work week, allowing you to relax with the family or some solo starts. This, nevertheless, obliges to be attentive to the maintenance of the vehicle so as not to suffer unforeseen and thus to enjoy without startles.
That's why, and thinking about the next long weekend for Labor Day, which opens in May, Goodyear makes a small reminder of the nine elements to always keep in mind when going on a long trip.
It is advisable to change it every 5 or 10 thousand kilometers and whenever you are going to make a long journey by road, due to the high requirement to which the engine will be subjected.
The requirement of the engine in long trips also forces to monitor this liquid. Although it must be completed every six months, it must be done before the journey.
Ideal battery maintenance is to change it every two years, so it is suggested to check your condition before traveling.
Appropriate emergency equipment
It is also important to check that the car has all the necessary elements in case of an incident: spare tire, cat, cross key, fuses, cords, lantern, triangle and reflective vest, remembering that the absence of the latter Is punished by law.
Check the wear of the brake shoes, brake pad conditions and check that the brake fluid levels are optimum.
Pen without damage
If the destination is southern Chile, chances are rain will appear. For this reason, it is ideal that the wiper blades are not damaged or worn, to better remove the water.
Be aware that all the lights in the car are properly lit. Also, pay close attention to the alignment of the lights, so as not to harm those who come in the opposite direction.
It is very important to keep all the papers of the vehicle up to date, with special attention to the technical review. Keep them handy and thus avoid fines for the absence or expiration of these.
Tires with adequate pressure
The air of the tires will depend on the conditions in which the trip is made, either with the number of people or the luggage that goes in the vehicle. However, Goodyear remembers the importance of checking the safety equipment before leaving and has the spare tire ready and in optimum condition.
With these nine points to consider, the vehicle will not be a matter of concern to have fun this next long weekend.