• Battery - Always make sure that your battery is clean and free of corrosion. The battery clamps are tightly fastened and properly covered. Preferably, use a maintenance-free battery.
  • Lights - Keep your lights clear of dirt. Use of LED or HID (high-intensity discharge) lamps for headlights and tail lights is allowed as long as it adheres to the parameters set by authorities. Check the directional and brake lights before the trip. If possible, switch to low beam lights if you are within 200 meters of the car in front of you.
  • Oil - Check for leaks regularly. Follow the recommended manufacturer’s change oil interval. Check ball joint greasing, fluids and steering oil or gear oil.
  • Water - Check for water leaks regularly. Maintain the correct water level of the coolant reservoir. Avoid overfilling the reservoir to maintain correct back pressure. Replace radiator cap if required to avoid overheating.
  • Brake - Check brake components regularly. Test the brakes when the engine is running. Regularly check the parking brake components including the allowable thickness of rotors and brake pads. Check leaks on brake fluid pipes.
  • Air - Always follow the tire manufacturer’s PSI tire pressure. Inflate or deflate when the tires are cold. Check for wheel or tire anomalies such as bubbles, sidewall cracks, irregular tread wear, imbalance tread depth. Apply the principle of tire rotation.
  • Gas - Make sure you always have enough fuel for your trip. Regularly check for leaks, and do not overfill the fuel tank. Replace fuel tank cap as necessary.
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