When relocating a vehicle, there are a few steps you can take to prepare your vehicle for shipment. By preparing your vehicle properly, it helps ensure that your shipment goes off as smooth as possible and can prevent any unexpected surprises during your relocation.
We've put together a list of helpful and good to know tips for you to follow to prepare your vehicle as best as possible prior to your ship date.
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Cleaning your vehicle will ensure an accurate inspection can be completed.
Make sure you don’t have any leaking fluids that may cause issues during transport.
Ensure you have a fully charged battery, if not get a new one. You may run the risk of an additional fee for your vehicle being “inoperable”.
Check that your tires are completely inflated and that there aren’t any leaks so there won’t be issues unloading your vehicle upon delivery.
If possible, disable all alarms that may cause issues for the transporter if triggered.
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Make sure to remove or deactivate any toll devices to ensure you are not charged for tolls while your car is in transit.
Inform the carrier if your vehicle has any specific issues with turning on or shifting gears. This will ensure the driver can easily load and unload your car on and off the truck.
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