Everyone looks forward to the beginning of summer; the warm weather, evening barbecues and frequent outdoor activities promise to put the doldrums of winter behind us for months on end. But some of the best things about summer, hot days and loads of sunshine, can create some of the worst conditions for your car. Make sure to take the following precautions to help your car cope with the inevitable heat of summer.
- Check Your Coolant – Most people are so used to calling the stuff in their radiator, “anti-freeze,” that they may not even know that it also anti-boil. The boiling point of antifreeze, sometimes called coolant, is higher than water’s boiling point of 212 degrees Fahrenheit. If your coolant boils it turns ...[more]
- Extreme cold weather
- Extreme hot weather
- Extreme humidity
- Lots of stop-and-start city driving
Prepare for impending seasonal weather with St. Lucie Battery and Tire in the Okeechobee, FL and Vero Beach, FL areas at two convenient locations for prompt auto repair! Knowledgeable technicians of St. Lucie Battery and Tire are thrilled to assist customers improve vehicle operations and safety for potentially hazardous driving conditions this winter. Begin seasonal preparations with routine auto repair, including one maintenance trick with hidden benefits many motorists might not realize: oil changes. Consider these unquestionable advantages when making arrangements for winter weather and dangerous travel circumstances.
Reduce Build-Up: Used oil gradually builds up certain amounts of dirt and debr ...[more]
by: Hank Smith
Whether you are traveling across the states or simply running errands around town this summer, it is important to keep auto repair a top priority. Vehicles are easily strained by the summer heat and can quickly fall into disrepair without the correct maintenance and auto repair. Consult St. Lucie Battery and Tire in Stuart, FL to ensure your vehicle is ready to travel these long summer days. Begin with one of the most important safety features to any vehicle - the tires. Keeping well-maintained auto repair and tires will be a combination to keep yo ...[more]