Motul’s maintenance suggestions for long-distance trips
Plans have been made to go on a holiday and meet with remote family members. But, have you had the car serviced before you hit the road? We have listed the things to do for your holiday to start with a pleasant journey.
Have your engine oil checked to save fuel and increase the performance of your vehicle. To sustain your engine performance and to drive with pleasure, have your engine oil changed within the intervals recommended by your vehicle manufacturer and car service. It is very important to choose the right oil for your vehicle. The needs of each vehicle are different. The oil selector on Motul's website is the right tool for you. At www.motul.com/tr/tr/lubricants, you can easily learn what suits your needs among Motul's product range and additives according to your car's brand, model and mileage.
Have air conditioner and filter checked to protect yourself from bacteria and bad odors. As you will spend long hours in the vehicle, make sure your AC filters are in good condition. Healthy operation of your AC system is of great importance for the comfort of both the driver and the passengers. Also, be careful to choose carbon filters that prevent bad odors, bacteria and allergens.
Have your brake maintenance done, never take it for granted. Nothing is more important than your safety on the road. Make sure to have your brake maintenance, which is one of the most important safety factors to prevent accidents.
Check your cooling fluid, prevent overheating in hot weather with Motul Motocool. It is important to check your cooling fluid to avoid overheating during long journeys in hot summer months. You can safely use Motocool products.
Check if there is any water, oil or fuel leakage. Make sure to have your car checked for any water, oil or fuel leakage, which is the most common problem that turns your journey into a nightmare.
Have your tires checked and travel safely. Make sure that your tires are appropriate for the season's temperature values and road conditions, and that the air pressure as well as wheel alignment and balancing is checked.
Make sure to get enough sleep before you set off. To protect yourself and your loved ones, make sure you have had enough sleep before you hit the road, and take a break whenever you need. To avoid distraction, put your phone on silent and let yourself go with the rhythm of the ride.