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Q: How do I take care of the parts on my vehicle during storage?

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How do I take care of the parts on my vehicle during storage?

A: When you store your vehicle, it is easy for...

When you store your vehicle, it is easy for the condition of it to deteriorate. There are certain steps you can take to maintain that your vehicle will still be in good condition. To prepare the parts of your vehicle for storage.

  1. Change the oil before you store it.

  2. Start the vehicle and run it every 15 days.

  3. Run through all the gears.

  4. Check the battery and recharge if necessary.

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