Vehicle Care During Non-Use
The auto repair shop that we use has offered some suggestions for vehicle care during non-use. This is day 62 that I have not driven my car.
VEHICLE CARE DURING NON-USE
It's clear that vehicle use has gone way down during this difficult time and we wanted to share a few tips that can keep your vehicle in good health while it sits.
Tire pressures - check the driver's door jamb for specifications
If possible, drive the vehicle for 20 minutes every two weeks
If you are unable to drive the vehicle, follow step 4
Park the vehicle in an open area and start the vehicle once every week or two.
Make sure the engine temperature reaches the normal level (20 min)
Check your owners manual for monitoring engine temperature
If you have a Hybrid vehicle (non-Plug-in) steps 8 & 9 are recommended in case you're unable to drive the vehicle:
Place the vehicle in ready mode and set the parking brake
Allow the vehicle to stay in this mode for at least 20 min
Please feel free to call us at 301-896-8900 if you have any questions or need service. We're here to help.
We also can provide free vehicle pick up and delivery and provide 100% touch-free experience.
Your Service Team at Flower Hill Auto
Flower Hill Automotive
8031 Snouffer School Rd.
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
To make an appointment online, please go to
http://flowerhillauto.com or call us at 301-869-8900
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