Getting Your Car Summer Roadtrip Ready

Getting Your Car Summer Roadtrip Ready

The weather is awesomely amazing and the summer holidays are just around the corner. It’s that time of year where we are all planning nice getaways and days out with the family. One thing that should be top of the list is making sure your car is ready for all of this fun. No matter what you have organised, your car is probably going to be part of those plans. It would be so disappointing to not get to your holiday because your car breaks down, or your day out at the zoo becomes a day out on the motorway waiting for the recovery service! So check out these tips on how to make sure that your car is as ready as you and let the adventures begin!



Check pressures and tyre condition before your journey. High temperatures that we are having right now will increase the risk of tyres blowing out. If you don’t feel confident enough to do this yourself, there are many professional tyre specialists who can help.


Air Conditioning

It’s important to have your air conditioning serviced. Not only to keep it in good working order but also, bacteria can grow inside your ventilation system which can make you poorly. Servicing at a reputable garage includes an antibacterial treatment to eliminate these germs.



Your car should be in tip-top condition at all times, but it is especially important to make sure your car is serviced through the summer months as the hotter temperatures place higher demands on the engine cooling system. Make sure that your coolant level is always topped up and any leaks are repaired immediately. A proper car servicing will save you from many road troubles later on the journey. It will take in to account all components of the car whether they are in car’s interior or exterior, like running of brakes, exhausts etc. For complete car care and professionally done car servicing for London – you can go check with DAT tyres as they have branches for you locally.



Everybody should ensure that their windscreen washers are filled up regularly. It is also worth adding screenwash to the reservoir. It helps to remove the dust and bugs that invariably end up on your windscreen in the summer months and is relatively inexpensive.


What are your plans for the summer?

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