Summer’s Almost Here, Is Your Car Ready?
As the dog days of summer get closer and closer, so do the road trips, beach outings, and vacations. Is your vehicle equipped to handle all this extra travel wear and tear? Home to vehicle repairs, inspections, and all things tires in Nashua, RK Auto is here to get your car in gear for the hot weather season. Here’s some tips to make sure you cover all the bases, and keep your car running at its best no matter what the summer brings.
Air Conditioning & Cooling
Keeping you, your passengers, and your vehicle cool during the summer is important during the summer months. If proper maintenance isn’t kept up with, it can not only leave you uncomfortable, but also put your car at risk for overheating. You should have your cooling system flushed and refilled every 24 months, as well as having an expert mechanic inspect drives, belts, clamps, hoses, and air conditioning systems for any damage, leaks, or needed repairs.
Typical summer travel such as long road trips, frequent shorter trips, and towing trailers and boats can put extra strain on your vehicle. A general rule is to have your vehicle’s oil changed every 3,000 miles, but these additional strains can require more frequent oil replacements. Bringing your vehicle in to RK Auto can assure the job is done right, keeping your summer fun and trips going throughout the season without any trouble.
Just as with your car’s oil, the heat and extra wear can put a strain on the engine as well. If you notice any signs of needed inspections or repairs such as rough idling, trouble starting, or stalling, it’s time to bring it in to RK Auto. The knowledgeable mechanics have the expertise and tools to handle the job, and make sure your vehicle is running optimally.
Along with extra mileage, the heat of the summer can also impact tire performance on your vehicle. Keeping an eye on tire pressure, signs of wear, and rotating consistently can help protect against blowouts, flats, and further damage. A good rule of thumb is to have tires rotated every 5,000 miles, and measure pressure every month. When it comes to tires in Nashua, RK Auto is the place to be. Whether its rotating, replacing, or inspecting, the team at RK Auto can handle the job efficiently, effectively, and properly.
If you are looking for new tires in Nashua or any vehicle maintenance, come to RK Auto Repair. For more information, call 603-595-7575.