With summer around the corner, be aware of these seven problems your vehicle may suffer from and how to identify & rectify each one.
As we get excited that summer is inching its way towards us, especially with the beautiful spring weather, lookout, because you could be heading into some car care problems.
Before planning all your trips to the shore this summer include your trip to the auto technician to have your vehicle inspected.
Hi, I’m Nancy at Kneble’s Auto Service Center.
Car problems happen.
These specific problems tend to happen more often as the temperature rises and the weather changes. It is better to address these problems before they tank your future fun plans.
After all, you want to make sure you watch these weekly tips that will help your vehicle and save you money in the long run.
It’s prevalent for your engine to overheat in the summer months.
As the temperatures go up, it can strain your engine. Some causes of overheating could be low coolant, a faulty thermostat, damaged hoses, a faulty radiator, or possibly a broken water pump.
If you notice your temperature gauge moving too hot, pull over to a safe location and have your vehicle towed.
Another issue during the hot days of summer could be tire damage. With the increase in ambient temperature, your tire pressures fluctuate. Hot temperatures can cause your tire pressure to increase and as the temperature drops at night, you got it.
Your tire pressure decreases. Driving on improperly inflated tires can do uneven wear or compromise the tire’s integrity causing a blowout. Make sure you monitor your tire pressures.
Another strain from the hot summer months which can affect your vehicle is the battery. You want to ensure your battery won’t let you down.
So I recommend having your battery tested to determine if a replacement is needed. Another video to check out is shocking knowledge of car batteries.
I have talked many times about your air conditioning in prior videos. Does your air conditioning use more fuel?
Driving in a vehicle with your air conditioning not working correctly is never fun.
Always check your wiper blades every season. Wiper blades are made of rubber and they can fray and crack over time. Snow does havoc on our wiper blades.
So it’s recommended actually to have them replaced every six months.
Well, thank you for watching, and remember, schedule your next appointment online through our website or always call us at 609-625-3286 for your next car care need.
Have lunch next door while having your vehicle serviced this summer.