Preparing a Vehicle for Long-Term Storage

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips on Monday, August 31st, 2020 at 5:04 pm
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What to do Before Storing Your Car Long-Term

Wondering what to do before storing your car long-term? We’ve created a list of tips for drivers putting their vehicle in storage for an extended period of time.


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Tips for Long-Term Vehicle Storage

  • Store your vehicle in a dry area, as damp air can cause rust.
  • Completely fill the gas tank to reduce the risk of internal rust.
  • Disconnect the car’s battery.
  • Cover the vehicle with a high-quality car cover.
  • Change the car’s oil.
  • Wash and wax the vehicle.
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