April Showers Mean Automotive Maintenance

April 28th, 2016

Well, spring is in the air, the flowers are blooming, the trees are showing buds and the temperatures are starting to come up. You know what else comes with Auto Repair in Port St Lucie FLspring weather, and that’s rain showers! Is your car ready?

Here are some things to keep in mind with the rainy weather right around the corner:

Tires: In rainy weather, hydroplaning is your enemy. Hydroplaning occurs when the car actually skates on a thin layer of water between the tire and the pavement, with the tires losing contact with the road altogether. Your tires are your first line of defense when it comes to keeping control of your car on wet pavement. The tread grooves are designed to channel water away and behind the tire’s contact patch to prevent hydroplani ...[more]

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