Summer is practically here, which means there's going to be a lot of heat! The hot Florida sun can sometimes become overwhelming, and when it does, it has adverse effects. One thing you'll need to protect from the hot Florida sun is your car. Here are some tips to keeping it cool and safe during the Florida summers!
There's sunny weather in Florida, but also stormy weather. These both can chip off the paint job on your car. Wash your car regularly, keeping it free from dust and dirt. Also, apply some car wax and sun protection film after you wash it, to help keep the paint new.
Parking your car under any available shade you can is also essential. For example, park your car in your garage. It keeps it cool and saves it from the hot and rainy weather. Or park it under some trees, and again it stays cool.
Protect the interior of your car! It's not also the exterior that gets boiling, but the interior as well! Use a windshield sun protector! It's easy and quick to assemble, and when your car is not in use, keeps it pretty cool. The interior of your vehicle needs to be at a decent temperature, so it can still be safe and not overly hot.
Check the engine in your car. Make sure it's working correctly. You don't want your engine to overheat because you may have to buy a new one. Read the owner's manual and perhaps speak to your mechanic to have a properly working engine.
Last but not least, check your tires. The heat can increase the air levels in tires, and that increases the chance for a blowout. Check your air pressure at least once per month. You will need adequately inflated tires to have a better quality drive and to have more gas mileage.
Florida summers can get extremely hot, and so can our cars. Contact the experts at Accurso Auto Repair for all of your vehicle’s needs.