Reasons Your Car Needs To Be Summer Ready

As summer time approaches, you should know that it is the busiest time of the year and the peak time for motorists to travel by car. Most of the pending activities not done in winters are done in this season hence you see many cars on the road. However in order for you to make your car roadworthy during the summer you would definitely need to prepare your car for it. Following are some necessary vehicle care guidelines to see before taking the car out on the road.

 

Coolant

Taking your car out for a longer route will mean that components like radiator and coolant in it need to be monitored carefully as it can cause trouble if it gets heated up. Further the debris and dirt that attacks the radiator can possibly get accumulated in it , thus hampering the proper air flow causing your engine to heat up further. This can also cause unexpected car trouble during your drive hence hampering your peaceful journey. What you should do is that after every long drive, always check if there is any serious damage happening to the radiator or if you see discoloration of your coolant. In that case you need to get help from a mechanic in order to flush it down and replace it with fresh coolant.

 

Car Servicing

In order to make your vehicle more fuel efficient during the long summer season you should keep in mind that having it properly serviced is very important. In this way you will not only save your time and make your car safer but also will save up on extra repair costs later. At times a driver has just purchased a brand new car but he drives in a rash manner which as a result will cause wear of few car components like tyres, windshield or even headlights to get damaged. Therefore all the hefty amount spent on it’s purchase will get wasted if the car doesn’t look top notch just when purchased. Therefore regular car service is very important too.

You can also book your car servicing at DAT Tyres – or you can call them here (020 8969 3030).

 

Oil

In order for your engine to run smoothly your oil in it needs to be fresh and recharged. In case you have driven above 3000 miles you should refresh and change the deteriorated oil with new so that there is no hurdle during your smooth drive. Furthermore a fresh new oil will work well in heat, hence keeping a check ever now on the oil quality is very important. It is advisable that you check your oil before you head towards a long drive.

 

Tyres

As your car engine, tyres play an important role in making your car perform well. Tyres are the only part in the car that are directly in contact with the road surface. Hence if they roll smoothly on the road you will eventually have a pleasant driving experience. Overtime, tyres get deteriorated and wear out especially if they roll over rugged surfaces in scorching heat. This can cause the tyre tread depth to diminish quicker than expected causing problems like tyre burst if contacted with a road bump during your journey.




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