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Car Care Tips for the Summer

Hot weather and plenty of sun rays could be brutal on your cars. The high temperature could destroy numerous parts of your car. With summer being the prime time for road trips and holidays, it is imperative to ensure that your car is in top condition before embarking on the road trips. There is nothing worse than starting your road trip only to be stuck on the side of the road. Here are some tips on taking care of your car during the summer.

High temperature during the summer could cause the battery fluid to evaporate, shortening the battery life of your car. This would lead to the voltage regulator to charge the battery at a high rate which will destroy the battery. To prevent this, you should check the electrical system in your car is working properly. If they are, it should guarantee that the battery is charging at the proper rate.

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Another tip to keep your car is in top condition during the summer is to make sure that your coolant is fresh. This is because of the fact that your cooling system will work extra hard during the hot temperature of summer. You should regularly change the coolant in your cars to make sure that it is always fresh. In addition, it will also protect your cooling system from corrosion.

The hot temperature will put extra stress on your tyres, therefore it is imperative that you make sure your tyres are in top condition before embarking on your road trip. It is important that your tyre has the proper pressure. If you do not know how to check the pressure you could head to your local petrol station to get it checked. In addition, if you do not know the proper pressure for your tyres, you could check at the car manual book to see the proper pressure for your tyre.

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Finally, check the belts and hoses in your car to make sure that they are not brittle, loose or cracked. They are vital to your car as they are used for the electrical system, cooling system, power steering as well as air conditioning. If you notice signs of damage, it is best to book an appointment with your mechanic for repairs.


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