The days just seem to keep getting warmer and warmer. Spring has sprung and now the summer is creeping in with its high temperature days! You step outside for what seems a couple of minutes and you’re already drenched in sweat! As Floridians we have found clever ways to keep us cool during the summer. However, how do you protect your ride during those sun blaring days? Did you know that the sun rays are so strong that it can harm your car? Don’t worry there are many ways in which you can prevent sun damage on your ride. Our Orlando auto service team is here to share a few tips on how to prepare your car for the summer!
Keep your ride cool this summer with our Orlando auto service tips!
As a good car owner you probably visit our Orlando auto service center multiple times a year to keep your car in top-notch shape! However, once comes around you may to do a little more work to protect it from the continuous heat. Did you know that the sun can cause damage to your car on both the exterior and interior? However, you can prevent that! Check out these tips from our auto service team in Orlando.
How about giving your car a good spring cleaning? Scrub it inside and out! Use water and soap to get rid of any leftover pollen from the spring time, then rinse off any of the residue. Remember to dry the car off with a clean microfiber cloth to avoid any water spots. Then to protect your car’s paint job apply a coat of wax! This will help keep your paint shiny and new!
Are you windows tinted? If they’re not, you should consider getting it done! That’s because it’s a pretty inexpensive auto service and it can be done in no time at our Orlando Toyota service department. Not only does the window tinting provide you with a bit more privacy, it also helps keeps things cooler inside the cabin (especially if it’s sitting out on the sun all day). It also protects your interior from getting sun damages, if you have leather seats they can start cracking due to sun exposure!
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While cleaning, don’t forget to wash the inside as well! Vacuum and wipe down the upholstery. Add an air freshener once you’re done to give it a fresh new scent! Now, do you have to leave your car parked out in the sun all day? Then get yourself a sunshade! It’s a great way to protect your dashboard from the hot summer days and it helps keep your car cool during the day. Pick one up at our parts store at the Orlando auto service center!
Under the hood
Lastly, bring your car to our auto service center to have it inspected from bumper to bumper and to get routine car maintenance. Some of the maintenance it may need to have a smooth summer include an oil change, fluid top-off, and get your a/c checked.
If you’re like to schedule an appointment at our Toyota Service Center in Orlando call (866) 945-0493!