Summer Car Maintenance Tips


The summer driving season has traditionally been the most crowded all year round and it makes it to the tip-top shape so that your cars and trucks can enjoy all of those extra miles completely totally free It means that you need to. We will make it in September without you unexpected surprise as the weather will not take much effort to make sure that maintenance is up to date on your car before the weather gets warmer Please refer to this list of best practices and helpful tips together or repair.

Wiper and belt

Tires are not the only rubber that can be worn in your car. We need to inspect after the spring, the other two important rubber parts begin with your windshield wipers and are fading in the summer. Make sure the blades are not dry, that there are no scratches or cuts that can contaminate your windshield, and the washing fluid reservoir is full and will shoot a powerful jet on the glass. You can check the size of the wiper blade with the product finder tool.

Next, pop the hood and let's look at the engine belt - or the belt, depending on the design - sit on the side of the front or motor. You are looking for signs of drying and cracking, it makes them snap It means that it is time for a replacement to reduce the chances of you being stuck. If one or more belts are making a high tone when the motor is moving, It is a sign to consider exchanging.

Tire inspection

If your tire does not run certain winter rubber in particular during the cold weather, you will beat all the year round. In the immediate vicinity of summer, it is the best time to inspect each of the four tires of the vehicle and see if there are any signs of necessity. Uneven tread wears, protruding bubbles, or chunks of rubber that are missing from the tread or sidewalls, but also it is a new set of tires before heading over you Look for global wear that indicates that it is probably time for the next road trip. We also recommend checking the air pressure of each tire and checking that it matches the list of manufacturers listed in the manual of the car or truck, and  keep a floor jack in your car .

Fluid and filter

Seasonal changes are usually good markers for changing the fluid of your car - or at least very carefully look at them to make sure they can see you through the summer.

Oil change interval usually depends on mileage but time is also a factor - if it was 6 months since you last swapped out your engine oil and filter, it means you have driven the car all the way through the winter Even if not, it is time to do it again. Fresh oil is particularly important when dealing with the heat your motor encounters during summer driving. I will find the proper oil for your car.

Heat is also the enemy of your car's cooling system which is why it is important to make sure that antifreeze/coolant in your car and truck rises and can withstand any spikes in temperature. First, confirm that the coolant is in the filling line of the coolant reservoir. Also, if you purchase a coolant tester at your local auto parts store, you find a leak or drip, find a strange smell in the overflow tank or a dark, brownish color, your mechanic You can have your cooling system inspected. As a rule of thumb, it is advisable to flush and fill the coolant of the vehicle every five years. We have a simple how-to video and finder that you can help get the job done. This is a small price to pay to avoid overheating on the side of the highway.

Finally, if either of these indicates a low-level gauge, top off power steering fluid and transmission fluid. Do your cars monitor these fluids for you? In that case, check onboard computers and see how long they have left before they need to be replaced.