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Monthly Archives: August 2018

What To Do If Your Car Overheats

What To Do If Your Car Overheats

What’s the hottest thing about summer? Your car! How may you ask? Well, cars need care and maintenance, as we all know. During the hot summer months, the added strain of the AC can make it challenging for vehicles to regulate their temperatures. The last thing you want is to be stranded at the side of the road with an overheated car! That being said, it can happen to the best of us.  Here are our cool tips on how to handle overheating this summer.  Pull over. Do NOT continue driving a car that is obviously overheating! If you see steam coming out of your engine area, illuminate your hazard lights and get quickly and safely to the side of the road. There, you can assess the damage and decide on next steps. Be Prepared. Make sure that you always have a gallon of water and a gallon of coolant in the trunk of your car. Keep extra water in your vehicle available for drinking, in case you get stranded longer than you expect.  Turn off AC Air conditioning. It may cool ... read more


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