Summer can take a toll on vehicles, be sure to know what to look for and be prepared for the hot days ahead! Check out this list of items to inspect before the temperatures rise!
Be sure to check all your tire pressures, if you have a spare, check that too! Do a visual inspection of each tire as well as checking the tire tread. You can use a penny for this! When you are checking your tire pressure make sure the vehicle has been sitting for a while, not just in from a drive, as that can heat up the tires and make your reading not accurate.
Check your fluids, oil, wiper fluid, antifreeze, etc. Make sure all are full and while you are there look for any cracked hoses that could cause you to end up on the side of the road on a hot day! If you take your car to a shop or dealership this type of inspection is usually included but you may want to verify just to make sure.
Before it gets too hot out, check on your air conditioning and that it is working good. You can also have a shop check this out if you would feel more comfortable. They may check or change the cabin air filter as well.