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How Summer Heat Impacts Your Vehicle

How Summer Heat Impacts Your Vehicle

We know Winter can wreak havoc on your vehicle, but Summer has its challenges as well. As the days begin to get warmer, you’ll want to take precautions to keep your vehicle in good condition. Here are some areas to keep an eye on:   Interior   Sun and heat can damage your vehicle’s interior. Although general wear and tear along with time can always cause some damage, there are steps you can take to slow these issues. A common problem spot is the plastic areas of your dashboard, which can crack and become discolored due to UV damage. If you have a touch screen in your vehicle, just like your phone, avoid exposing it to heat and sun as much as possible. The best thing to do for your interior is to park in the shade or use a sunshade in your windshield to protect from harmful UV rays and keep the temperature lower.   Tires   Two of the main concerns with heat are dry rot and over-inflation. While it takes time, hot ... read more

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