Wash your vehicle to make the inspection go more smoothly. This also minimizes the chance that there will be any disagreements over responsibility for any damage that may occur.
There are a lot of things that you need to go through when you want to get an auto shipping company. This process is all worth it especially when you get quality service because you need to be sure that your expense was a good one. When you choose to have your car transported through an auto shipping service, not only is this more convenient for you but it is also a great for you to cut back on fuel expenses and save more money.
Easy steps before pickup. When you are called for a pick-up time there are a few things to prepare your vehicle for transport.
If your vehicle possesses wider mirrors, make sure they are folded back to prevent them from breaking off if they hit something.
You will have a pick up window, which means a time surrounding the time of your pick up date. Some shippers have a two week window that within that time they can pick up your car. Cheaper carriers may not have a pick up date and sometimes you may not see your vehicle until several weeks later. The cheap car transport company should have a license and carry insurance. You should make them show proof of this to you. If you go with a cheap transport company that does not have license or insurance then you are not protected against any theft or damage.
Secure or remove any loose parts or specialty items such as ground effects, spoilers, fog lights, or wide mirrors, and lower or remove the antenna, if possible. Repair or seal any tears or open seams on convertible tops to prevent fast-moving air from causing further damage. The radiator needs to have an adequate level of fresh anti-freeze to protect your vehicle from cold weather. Be sure that the battery is secure, has no leaks, and that the fluid levels are low enough to accommodate expansion. Leave only about a 1/4 tank of gas in the vehicle, as a full tank of gasoline adds a lot of costly weight to the transport. Deactivate anti-theft devices.
Be Sure Your Battery is Charged Vehicle batteries can drain when vehicles are sitting for a week or more, which could lead to your vehicle not starting. A fully charged battery ensures that your vehicle will start when it needs to be loaded and unloaded from the auto hauler.read more
You may choose between any of our four auto transport services. We offer open, enclosed, door to door and terminal to terminal auto transport services. If the area is not accessible for a auto transport carrier to safely pickup and/or drop off the vehicle, we will ask to meet at a safe, well lit place. There are some auto transport companies that will only pickup and deliver to terminals. We would like to make your decision making process as easy as possible for you.read more