CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Back to school is approaching – are you ready? It’s time to break out the backpacks and lunch boxes, stock up on school supplies and buy back-to-school clothes. It’s also time to make sure you’re ready for the busy schedule that comes with the new school year and that your car is ready too. The Toyota of N Charlotte auto maintenance team is here with tips to help you prepare ahead of time so you can get back to school as easily and efficiently as possible!
4 things to do before the start of the school year
Tip 1: Make an appointment for the maintenance of your car.
Be sure to plan your car maintenance BEFORE the school year begins. This is a great time to do an oil change, tire rotation, and any other services you may need, such as a battery check, windshield wiper replacement, brake maintenance, or service. fluid inspection. Plus, our automotive service technicians perform a multi-point inspection of your car every time you visit us, so they can spot any developing issues and deal with them before they get worse.
Tip 2: Detail your trip.
Why not start the new school year with a fresh and clean ride? Get your car detailed or DIY the work at home. You need to wash and wax the exterior, wipe and vacuum the interior, scrub the tires, and clean the glass. This is also a great time to get rid of all the trash that is floating around and clean under the car seats.
Tip 3: Organize and store your car.
Another back-to-school car care tip is to organize and store your car. You have just detailed it; Keep it neat by keeping things organized with a cargo or trunk organizer and in-seat organizers for the backseat. You should also clean up any superfluous garbage that you don’t need for your daily driving time. While you’re at it, make sure you are stocked with roadside emergency supplies. You’ll want to keep a spare tire kit, jumper cables, tool kit, first aid kit, and coolant in your car just in case, and it never hurts to have it. bottled water and some non-perishable snacks on hand.
Tip 4: Solve all the small problems.
This is also a great time to take care of small repairs that you have put off. That way, you don’t have to worry about them (or turning them into big repairs) when things get busy during the school year. Let our Charlotte auto service technicians give you at least an estimate to get things fixed before school starts.
Visit Toyota of N Charlotte for your car maintenance before the start of the fall semester!
Want to get your car serviced in before things get too busy? Call us ! The Toyota of N Charlotte Auto Service Center is open seven days a week at (704) 659-2025 and we are conveniently located just off I-77 at Exit 23 in Huntersville.
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