Okay, so summer's here and you're itching to fill your jalopy to the headliner and hit the open highway. Great! The combination of heat, long trips and heavy loads can place enormous demands on your car. So, before you pull out of the driveway, we'd like to humbly suggest that you make sure that Old Faithful is ready for a long, hot trip.
Here's our advice for things to thoroughly check out—
before you set out on your next adventure. Yours in breakdown-free summer motoring,
Tom and Ray Magliozzi
Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers
P.S. On those long road trips, you're sure to burn a tanker-full of fuel, too. For those of you looking to minimize the increasingly costly stops at the pump, be sure to check out our Guide to Better Fuel Economy.
P.P.S We'd like to hear from you, too! Be sure to add your two cents in our on-going summer driving discussion, below.