After a fun off-roading adventure, you should perform some maintenance on your Jeep. That’ll ensure it’s ready for whatever you plan to drive through next time. Here are tips for maintaining your Jeep after off-roading.
Wash Your Jeep
One thing you’ll want to do is to clean your Jeep thoroughly. Not only will you make it look shiny and new again, but you’ll also cut down on the debris and dirt that can damage your Jeep. Make sure you take the time to wash the undercarriage and the engine compartment to remove any buildups. The cleaning process also enables you to check your Jeep for any damage.
Look at Your Tires
A second tip for maintaining your Jeep after off-roading is to examine your tires and see if the harsh areas you drove through caused any wear or damage. You can also check the tire pressure to determine if you need to add air to keep them inflated. Otherwise, you may experience an incident the next time you take your Jeep on an adventure or go for a quick drive.
Check Your Brakes
If there’s anything you want to operate without fail in your Jeep, it’s your brakes. Take time after your adventure to see if water or debris has entered the brake drums. You should also look at your brake lines to see if they have experienced any stress or damage. These steps will ensure you maintain your braking power while on the road.
Examine Your Suspension
It’s also important to look at your Jeep’s suspension system. Driving on a rough road can cause components to come loose, so go underneath your vehicle to look for loose bolts or nuts. You can also look for damaged or worn parts or indications that the components have rubbed against each other.
See if Your Frame Has Damage
After off-roading, look at your frame and see if it experienced any damage. For example, you may find cracks along high-stress areas or weld lines. If you see any problems in your vehicle’s body, determine whether they have made their way to the frame.
If your vehicle has suffered damage and needs new Jeep JL body parts, contact us at AM Off-Road. We have a wide range of high-quality selections that’ll get your Jeep back on the road and looking good for its next adventure.