Many of us will be spending a lot more time at home and less time driving our vehicles. To ensure your vehicle operates at peak efficiency for essential travel, there are a number of steps you can follow. These require little effort and will maintain the best-operating conditions for your vehicle. We are currently offering Free Vehicle Health Checks to ensure your vehicle is in top condition.
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ensure your car operates efficiently when returning to more
usual travel patterns, there are a few simple steps you can follow.
build up sufficient charge in the battery, it is recommended that you turn on your vehicle once every seven days. In the first instance, start
your car for a 30-minute period, with the heat in the cabin set to 22
degrees. Repeat this process for 15 minutes, once every seven days in the weeks thereafter, to ensure the battery is maintained.
To avoid flat spots developing and ensure your tyres remain sufficiently inflated, check the tyre pressure against those listed in your vehicle manual. In addition, we advise adjusting the parking position of your Land Rover by a ¼ of a wheel turn once every 14 days, to change the point of pressure. Repeat as required.
extended periods of no use, we’d recommend gently applying the brakes when first driving your vehicle again, at a low speed. This will help to
remove any surface corrosion on the brake discs.