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Tips for summer car maintenance
The summer can be the most wonderful time of the year. Of course, it's during this time that drivers will take long road trips. In order to avoid larger problems in the long-run, motorists should be aware of car care tips that can save them money on car repair costs and keep them safe on the road.
As mechanics are often very busy people, some of them will not check on routine parts unless you specifically ask them to. Be sure to have technicians inspect essential parts, such as clamps, hoses and belts. Problems with these items can make it easier for engines to overheat if they're not taken care of promptly.
Make sure your oil is changed before embarking on a long road trip and have the oil filtration system inspected. Checking the brakes is also a necessity, since more driving can lead to numerous problems with brake components.
At the beginning and end of every summer, you should take your car to the local dealership for a routine checkup as a precautionary measure. After all, no one wants to break down on a hot summer road.