COVID-19 Business update: WE WILL BE HERE FOR YOU!

Dear customer due to the current situation we are all dealing with, Palo Alto Shell is open for business, but we are working on modified hours and days based on appointments and work load. Please call prior to driving in to be sure we are open and if possible call or use our online appointment link to lock in your vehicle repair or service. Thank you for your patronage! Everyone at Palo Alto Shell

Services > Pre Trip Vehicle Inspection Checklist

Pre Trip Vehicle Inspection Checklist

Don’t get Stranded!  Check out our Pre-Trip vehicle inspection checklist!

On the ground and around the exterior:

  • Tire pressure
  • Tire condition
  • Spare tire condition
  • Headlights,taillights,brake lights and turn signals
  • Windshield wipers
  • Mirrors

Under the hood:

  • Oil level
  • Transmission fluid level
  • Coolant level
  • Brake fluid level
  • Power steering fluid level
  • Windshield washer level
  • Belts and Hoses
  • Battery condition (no visible corrosion or leaking)

Inside the vehicle:

  • Check the parking brake
  • Gauges operational
  • Any check engine or malfunction indictor lights illuminated
  • Horn operational

Additional safety items:

  • First aid kit
  • GPS or maps of your destination/s
  • Small tool kit
  • Cell phone
  • Any abnormal noises, or leaking fluids
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