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Common Car Problems in the Summer

Common Car Problems in the Summer

Weather experts project 2023 to have one of the hottest summers on record. Before the summer heat arrives, consider bringing your car to an auto repair shop in Louisville for an inspection and tune up. Hot weather can cause several kinds of car problems, including engine and tire issues. A quick checkup before summer's at its hottest can prevent more serious damage to your car and avoid costly repairs. Here are a few common problems to watch out for. Overheating Engines The most common issue that drivers face in summer is overheating. Your vehicle's engine needs to remain within its ideal operating temperatures. It uses a radiator to cool your engine. However, when the air temperature gets very high, radiators become less efficient. When temperatures go over 100 degrees, a car can easily overheat if put under too much stress. An overheating engine can experience serious mechanical problems or even a full-blown failure. Overheating is hazardous because it cau ... read more