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My daughter unexpectedly moved out of state and left her car at home temporarily. Is there something I should do to keep it in good running condition? I have heard that a car will deteriorate quickly if not driven.

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Amy Mattinat, Owner and Author at Auto Craftsmen Ltd Hi Tammy, You did not say how long her vehicle is going to be living at your house. If it is only a couple of months, then just have someone else in the family drive it once a week. If it is going to be a really long time, consider selling it or storing it until she is ready to drive it again. There are specific steps you need to take when storing a vehicle for a big length of time. Indoor storage is the best way if you will be away for any extended period of time. If you don

Suzanne Grego, Technician at City of Philadelphia Fleet Management Tammy Bryson, This is true, cars were made to be driven, and they don

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