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12 checks to make before you take a road trip
this summer from Phoenix, AZ


  1. Check your tires for wear and that they have the proper air pressure.
  2. Check for vibrations in the wheels to determine if they need to be balanced or aligned.
  3. Have an oil change and make sure all fluids are topped off. If you have over 75,000 miles on the car consider a high milieage formulation to clear sludge.
  4. Check the PCV valve.
  5. Replace air filter if needed.
  6. Check transmission.
  7. Check brakes.
  8. Check the windshield wiper blades. They dry out in Phoenix and often neglect them until rains.
  9. Check the windshield wiper fluid. Keeps the windshield from bug attacks.
  10. Check hoses and belts for cracking. The dry-hot air in Phoenix, Arizona causes cracking and splitting to rubber and plastics.
  11. Check the coolant system.
  12. Check Owner’s manual to see if your vehicle is due for a preventive maintenance.

Bring your vehicle in to us at Garnard’s Hi-Tech Car Care. We will make sure your car is ready to take that long trip to get you there and back.

Recent Reviews

by Chad Every on Hi-Tech Car Care

Call with your problem. Ask questions.Get answers. Ask for a professional. These guys just saved me thousands of $$dollars$$. I did not need a new trans just help over the phone...

by Sonja Duckstein on Hi-Tech Car Care

Hi-Tech is exactly as its name says-a hi tech car repair shop! This shop is fantastic and completely reliable. You do not have to worry that they are adding unnecessary charges...

by Amanda V. on Hi-Tech Car Care

When we walked in we were immediately professionally greeted with bottled water and sodas. Very friendly!!! We had an appt. with Jim and he was so courteous and helpful! Because...

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2924 E Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85016

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