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Summer Car Maintenance

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The hot sun can burn your skin and dehydrate you, and it can cause damage to your car as well.   The hot days of summer can lead to all sorts of problems for your car.
it often, can lead to air conditioning and overheating issues. 

Water pumps and anti-freezes start to run out more quickly and paint can start to dry and crack. 

Store manager of Schuck's Auto Parts say's there is an easy solution. "Basic maintenance, tire pressure, fluids, and oils. keep an eye out. you want to check about once a month. look out for anything that seems strange," says Raymond Perez.

Rubber in your car, like some gaskets and windsheild wipers, can become brittle in the heat.  But if you make sure your fluids are full mechanics say you can avoid more expensive repairs.