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Is Your Car Ready for the Summer?

The summer is fast approaching, if you’re ready you probably have your sunscreen, sunglasses and all the necessities to beat the heat.
But have you taken all the steps to make sure your car is ready too?
Here are some tips you should look out for in this hot and humid summer weather.
Car expert Charlie Dugas, with Dave’s Car Care Center says protect your plastic and rubber!
He says at normal temperatures, your car can withstand longer periods of time without inspections however, summer heat and humidity can really do a number on your car.
According to Charlie, check you belts, hoses, antifreeze and air conditioning.
The antifreeze, Charlie says, is for the radiator, the thermostat and things pertaining to the cooling system to make sure the engine is cooling at a proper temperature.