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Summer Auto Maintenance Tips


Winter is finally over and summer is almost here. That means it’s time to start getting your vehicle ready for summer. Just like cold temperatures can be tough on a car, the high temperatures of summer can also be hard on a vehicle. With the right preparation, you can help your car get ready for the heat of summer. With these summer auto maintenance tips for how to get your car ready for summer driving, you’ll be ready for what the high heat of summer throws at you.


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5 Tips for Getting Your Car Ready for Summer Driving


  1. Check Your Tires. Tires are the single most important part of your car as they are the only thing connecting your vehicle to the road. Tires have a huge impact on both performance and safety and having the right tires is essential when driving in the summer. When the weather starts to warm up, it’s time to swap out your winter tires for summer tires.
  2. Check Your Brakes. Before summer driving begins, it’s important to check your vehicle’s brakes as they can see a great deal of abuse in the winter. From brake pads to rotors, be sure that your vehicle’s brake system is ready for the summer.
  3. Check Your Fluids. With the cold temperatures of winter behind you and the high temperatures of summer ahead, you’ll want to check your vehicle’s fluids to be sure they are all at their recommended levels.
  4. Test Your Car Battery. Winter can be tough on a car battery. Before summer starts, you’ll want to check your battery’s connections and have it tested for its remaining capacity to ensure that it’s ready for summer driving.
  5. Change Your Windshield Wipers. Windshield wipers are made out of rubber, which deteriorates over time. After a long cold winter, they can be in rough condition and may need to be replaced. You’ll also want to consider checking the windshield washer reservoir to ensure it’s full.


To help ensure that your car is ready for summer driving, please consider visiting Southside Dodge. Our professional and knowledgeable automotive technicians can perform all the necessary checks needed to get your vehicle summer ready. Whatever your automotive maintenance needs may be, our team of experienced experts are ready to help.


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