Originally Posted by Tkkujawa
What are the key things on an older van that need to be kept up with(maintenance/upgrades) to keep it running safely and long on the road? Thanks
Fluids. All of them, especially transmission fluid and brake fluid. Complete tune up as well, which includes fuel and air filters, plugs, wires, check the distributor out, etc. I would have an independent mechanic (the more old school the better) check out the suspension and steering components (ball joints, tie rods, etc.). Anything else will present itself soon enough. The leak would be the least of my worries.