How Do I Prepare My Car for Summer?

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Summer's heat, dust, and stop-and-go traffic will take their tolls on your vehicle. Follow these tips to ensure optimum wellness of your car:

  • Air Conditioning: Have your air conditioning inspected by a qualified technician. Newer models have cabin air filters that clean the air entering the heating and air conditioning system. Check your car manual for the replacement interval.

  • Antifreeze/Cooling system: The greatest cause of summer breakdowns is overheating. The level, condition, and concentration of the coolant should be checked periodically and flushed as specified in your manual.

  • Oil: Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual (every 5,000 - 10,000 miles), more often if you make frequent short jaunts, extended trips with lots of luggage, or tow a trailer. Have a certified mechanic change the oil and filter on your car to eliminate any further complications with your vehicle.

  • Engine performance: Replace your car’s other filters (air, fuel, PCV, etc.) as recommended, and more often in dusty conditions. Get engine problems (hard starts, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected by YourMechanic. Problems with your vehicle are amplified by extremely cold or hot weather.

  • Windshield Wipers: A dirty windshield causes eye fatigue and can pose a safety hazard. Replace worn blades and make sure you’re stocked with plenty of windshield washer solvent.

  • Tires: Have your tires rotated every 5,000 to 10,000 miles. Check tire pressure once a week, while they're cold for the most accurate measurement. Don't forget to check your spare as well and be sure the jack is in good condition. Have YourMechanic examine tires for tread life, uneven wear, and cupping. Check the sidewalls for cuts and nicks. An alignment may be warranted if there's uneven tread wear or if your vehicle pulls to one side.

  • Brakes: Brakes should be inspected as recommended in your manual, or sooner if you notice pulsations, grabbing, noises, or longer stopping distances. Minor brake problems should be repaired promptly to ensure continued vehicle safety. Have an experienced mechanic replace the brakes on your vehicle if needed to ensure no serious problems arise in the future.

  • Battery: Batteries can fail any time of the year. The only accurate way to detect a weak battery is with professional equipment, so enlist YourMechanic to check your battery and cables before any road trip.

If you are looking to have your vehicle in top shape for the summer season, have one of our mobile mechanics go to your location and service your car.


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Rigoberto

9 years of experience
706 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Chevrolet Equinox - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Niles, Illinois
Rigo was great! He got there early, finished the job early, left everything clean. He changed my rear pads and rotors. The original quoted time was 90 minutes, he was done in about 60. He knows what he is doing and I am recommending him to all my friends and coworkers.
Mercedes-Benz C250 - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - Chicago, Illinois
Rigo is a maverick hands down. Don’t take your car for work elsewhere. Especially great at Mercedes—this guy knows his profession! I will be using him for everything related to my car going forward.

Arturo

25 years of experience
35 reviews
Arturo
25 years of experience
Kia Forte - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - San Diego, California
ARTURO is great! very professional , fast, replaced my front brake pads and oil an filter change. everything now works and works well. Brakes have much improved stopping power and engine is smooth and quiet.Arturo is also kind and thoughtful. "Your mechanic" is very fortunate to have Arturo Lopez represent your company. I enthusiastically recommend him and "Your mechanic> as a fine operation Best regards to the Team Peter Marto
Nissan Maxima - Brake Pads Replacement (Front, Rear) - San Diego, California
Arturo was prompt and completed my brake repair, including new rotors in a very efficient manner. I am very pleased with the quality of the work and the parts and will definitely look to have him service our other car in the near future.

Scott

32 years of experience
345 reviews
Scott
32 years of experience
Lexus IS250 - Brake Pads Replacement (Rear) - Denver, Colorado
Always on time, speedy, professional, and pleasant to interact with. The work is always consistent and we'll done. I can't reccomend Scott highly enough!

Michael

10 years of experience
15 reviews
Michael
10 years of experience
Nissan Sentra - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Conyers, Georgia
He was promptly on time and got the job done efficiently in a timely manner. I really appreciate the rapid respone on getting the job done! I would most definitely use this service again.

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