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Take Care of Your Vehicle During the Hot Seasons

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Take care of your vehicle during the hot seasons. 

Driving during the hot summer months can cause a little stress to your vehicle, and to prevent it from breaking down in the middle of the road or getting damaged due to the hot weather, we will share some tips on how you can take care of your vehicle during the hot season. 


Whether you’re just driving to the store down the road or taking a trip, you’re risking the possibility of breaking down if you don’t follow the instructions below. 


Tips to take care of your vehicle

Test the air conditioning from your vehicle before it gets too hot outside: There can’t be anything worse than driving in the hot summer without having your AC working. 


Check your tire pressure: Checking your vehicle’s tire pressure is something you should consider often doing, mostly during hot seasons, as it tends to cause your tire to fluctuate. 


Ensure your radiator has enough coolant: If your vehicle is running too hot by the temperature gauge on your dashboard, your coolant could be low or leak. 


Keep oil changes: Oil changes are a vital part of your vehicle maintenance, as the more you drive, the more often you should be getting an oil change. 


Test your battery: Car batteries can fail any time of the year, but it can take a significant roll on your battery when the temperature is highest during the summer. 


Even if you don’t take the precautions we discussed above, you should still consider giving your vehicle maintenance to prevent it from worse situations. Remember that extreme heat can take a toll on your car’s most essential systems. So, if you ever need assistance, our expert auto mechanics team is here to help! 

Brookside "66" Service would be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have! If you're headed out east for a week or just out of town for the weekend, come and visit us now at 6244 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64113, or book your appointment here before you go. We want to ensure that your vehicle is safe for this trip and many ahead.