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Monthly Archives: July 2023

Summer Car Care Checklist: Must-Do Maintenance for a Trouble-Free Season

Summer Car Care Checklist: Must-Do Maintenance for a Trouble-Free Season

The summer offers exciting adventures if you have a reliable car. It's essential to ensure your car isn't at risk of breaking down unexpectedly through regular maintenance. Here is a comprehensive summer car care checklist to help you maintain a trouble-free driving experience during the summer: 1. Check Fluid Levels Inspect all essential fluid levels, including engine oil, windshield washer, power steering fluid, and brake fluid. Ensure they are at the correct levels specified by your vehicle manufacturer. 2. Test Your Battery Extreme temperatures can cause battery issues - have an auto technician test your battery's health and charging capacity to avoid unexpected failures during summer road trips. 3. Inspect Belts and Hoses Inspect belts for wear or cracks that may result from heat exposure. Similarly, inspect hoses connected to the cooling system for leaks or bulges caused by aging or extreme temperature fluctuations. 4. Check Tire Pressure and Tread Depth Hot p ... read more

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