As the weather changes with each season, so do the needs of your vehicle. During the summertime, vehicle owners are met with a unique array of vehicle maintenance needs. Not only should you adequately prepare your vehicle for summertime temperatures and climate conditions, but additional maintenance before embarking on a family road trip is beneficial, too.

There is nothing worse than breaking down on your way to a destination, so let Riverside Hyundai help make sure your Hyundai is in top condition for summertime travel beyond Ontario, CA. Before you hit the road, schedule your next service appointment to get your car in shape.

Common Summer Service Maintenance

The maintenance needs of every Hyundai can be vastly different depending on driving tendencies. However, preparation for a road trip is largely the same across all models in Common maintenance that should be completed before leaving on a road trip include the following:

  • Oil Change: This common maintenance procedure becomes even more important prior to a road trip. To ensure your engine and powertrain components have a proper lubrication, invest in an oil change. Although it is standard, request an oil filter change, too.
  • Tire Rotation: If you are driving far, you will likely put a lot of wear on your tires along the way. When traveling beyond Ontario, CA, it is best to get your tires rotated before heading off. A proper alignment will help ensure a smooth ride, as well. Ask your technician to inspect your tires to make sure there are no small punctures that could cause bigger problems down the road.
  • Brake Check: Dust and debris can build up in your brakes, compromising their functionality. Have our technicians look at your brakes to see if any pads or other components should be replaced before heading out on a long road trip.
  • Fluid Check and Refill: Although this may seem like a simple task, it is often overlooked and can lead to serious consequences. From windshield washer fluid to antifreeze, every type of fluid has a specific purpose for your vehicle and is important to its functionality.
  • Lights and Signals: When you travel outside of San Bernardino, lights and signals become even more important to let other drivers know where you are going. Especially when you are unfamiliar with the area, your turn signals and head lights are crucial to your safety.

So, have these components looked at in your summer service at Riverside Hyundai.

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