Getting into a car that’s been sitting in a parking lot for hours under the hot summer sun can be anything but comfortable. You immediately crank the A/C to full blast, hoping that you’ll only have to suffer for a few brief moments. But, how hot is it, really? Why does the interior of a car feel hotter than a desert? And what can you do to protect the interior from the sun and extreme heat?
Summer in Minnesota means weekends at the cabin, outdoor festivals and concerts, and adventurous road trips. In the midst of the hot and humid dog days of summer, the last thing you want to deal with is issues with your vehicle’s air conditioning.
If you’ve found that your A/C doesn’t quite seem to be up to par, don’t fret. We’ve narrowed down a few common problems and how to keep your cool this summer if your A/C isn’t working properly.
With summer officially in full swing, the sun, heat, and Minnesota elements can do a number on your vehicle if you’re not prepared. Although the dog days of summer are meant for relaxing, it’s important you don’t relax when it comes to caring for your vehicle.
By keeping these five things in mind over the next few months, your car (and wallet!) will thank you.
All too often, drivers will notice a warning light appear on their dash and disregard it because their car sounds like it’s running normal and drives perfectly fine. But, neglecting these lights can put you at risk for a hefty repair bill or even an accident on the road. While there are some warning lights that don’t require immediate attention, there are several that you shouldn’t ignore if you want your vehicle to stay running.
It’s no surprise that summer is the busiest time out on the roads. Whether you’re heading out just for the weekend or planning a trip across the country, it’s important to make sure your vehicle is ready to go for your upcoming road trip. Here are some tips to help ensure that you, your family, and your car is prepared for your next venture.