|Topic: Preparing for a trip in your SUV|
If you plan to take your SUV or 4wd pick-up off the road or even into severe winter driving conditions on the road, you should do the preparation for your adventure while in the comfort of your warm, dry garage at home. For example, it is a lot easier to assure that your tire chains fit your vehicle before you get into rough weather.
Even if you never plan to take your SUV off the road, you will find many tips in this section of our training course that will help keep your vehicle maintained properly with very little effort.
In this chapter we will cover a list of handy items you should always carry in your SUV and a list of items you should check on your SUV before you venture out. Pay proper attention to the items covered here and they will help you avoid a vehicle breakdown off the road due to poor maintenance.
in this section
General Preparation Information
Research Your Destination
Tell Someone Where You Are Going
First Aid Kit
Always Carry These Items
Tips for All Seasons
Get Some Maintenance Supplies
Engine Coolant & Antifreeze
Power Steering Fluid
Windshield Washer Fluid
Check Electrical Connections
Doors, Locks, & Hinges
Checking Your Front Brakes
Checking Your Rear Brakes Brakes
Checking Your Emergency Brake
Steps (Running Boards)
Pay Special Attention To These Items In Summer
Pay Special Attention To These Items In Winter
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