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Take care of your car for summer

Summer is finally here to drain out our energy, especially in Pakistan. Not only does it affect human beings but machines are also seriously affected by the rising heat in summer. As cars are a big investment, they need to be taken care of in time to avoid any inconveniences during the season. Here you will find everything you need to know to take care of your car for summer.

   

As soon as the temperature rises, many of us tend to move to northern areas to enjoy the chilly weather there. But, for that, you need to make sure that your car is in a good condition to travel to the steep mountains, rugged landscapes, or wetlands. Even if you are not planning to move to northern areas and use your car only for commuting purposes, you still need to take care of your car for the summer.

Tips to Take Care of Your Car For Summer

Because keeping a check on your vehicle is the best way to avoid any large expenses. As soon as the peak season starts, the mechanics tend to heighten the prices of everything. Therefore, you must be vigilant towards the condition of your car to maintain it in a good situation and avoid extra expenses in simmers.  Here’s how you can do it:

  • Check Your Tires
  • Change Oil
  • Check the Radiator
  • Check AC
  • Examine The Battery
  • Replace Wiper Blades
  • Clean your car

Check your Tires

check your car tires

Tires go through the most wear and tear while travelling. They have to be in contact with the wet or blazing roads and rugged landscapes. So, they are more likely to get damaged, worn out, and bald which is of no good to drive properly. Moreover, the car tire pressure may also increase due to the rising temperature.

Therefore, it is vital to check tire inflation and the condition of your car tires. If the condition is bad, get them repaired or replaced as soon as possible before it starts affecting the performance of your car.

Change Your Oil

Take care of your car for summer

The increasing heat of Summer can have a thinning effect on your engine oil which will increase its consumption. The thinning oil will not be able to combat the heat and may not lubricate the engine properly. it may lead to poor performance of your engine and more oil consumption. Therefore, change your oil to a thicker one that outlasts the heat of the summer.

Check the Radiator

The radiator is the cooling system of your car which is vital in hot temperatures. When the temperature starts to rise, one of the first things you need to check is the coolant level in your radiator so the engine remains cool while driving. So, it is best to get your car checked with a mechanic to maintain the condition of the radiator.

Check AC

Fix your car's ac

Amidst the burning heat of Pakistan, the least you want is a malfunctioning car AC. Because it is the most difficult to drive without an AC. Moreover, driving with your windows down also affects the smooth driving of your car. So, get your car AC checked and maintained before the need arises.

Examine the Battery

Take care of your car for summer

When thinking about going on long trips or if you need your car for regular transportation, you must check the battery condition. It is one of the best tips to take care of your car for summer. If the battery is old, it might fail due to hot temperatures. So, it is preferable to replace it at the right time.

Replace your Wiper Blades

Take care of your car for summer

Summer brings heavy rainfall which makes it necessary that your wiper blades work perfectly fine. Otherwise, they won’t be able to clean your panes properly and may cause difficulty in driving during heavy rainfall.

Clean Your Car

Take care of your car for summer

Cleaning your car every week can help reduce the risk of rust and corrosion. Because, during the winter, dirt and debris may accumulate on the undercarriage. so, go for a thorough internal and external cleaning of your car. Also, make sure that you take care of your car’s cleanliness every now and then.

Final Words

All the above-mentioned points are the precautions that you can take to take care of your car for summer. These factors work for all vehicles to ensure that you drive safely throughout the hot temperatures. Before the season starts to get more intense, give your car a thorough checkup.

Duaa Naeem
Duaa Naeem
Dua is a seasoned writer who loves to write on Pakistani Entertainment and Infotainment while having her Masters in English literature

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