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Maintaining an Idle Vehicle

Maintaining an Idle Vehicle

We understand that will many people around the United States staying home or working from home, many aren't using their vehicles as often as they used to - or at all! So the question becomes, do we need to maintain an idle vehicle? Surely if you aren't using a vehicle, it doesn't need any services or maintenances - right? Actually, even and idle vehicle still needs to be checked on a maintained in certain ways to ensure proper function when the time actually comes to use your vehicle.  First things first - try to start up your vehicle at least once a week. If you don't start up your vehicle regularly, it could cause the battery to die and you'll have problems getting your car up and running when you need it. When you do start it weekly, leave it running for at least 5 minutes. This will help is get the juice flowing and get all of the major systems active. Be sure that if you are doing this in the garage, that the garage door is open and that there is plenty o ... read more

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