How To Get Your Car Ready For Summer

October 15th, 2015

Summer temperatures can reach impressive levels in Atlanta, so it’s important to make sure your car is equipped to handle the heat. Here are a few tips to prepare your car for summer.

Check the Cooling System

To protect the engine from corrosion, maximize fuel efficiency, and support proper oil viscosity, your vehicle’s cooling system will attempt to keep the engine at 200°F. In the hot weather, however, it’s not uncommon for the engine to reach temperatures exce ...[more]

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Common Vehicle Problems Caused By The Summer Heat

August 19th, 2015

The summer heat in Atlanta is extremely intense and can cause heat related auto failure. To keep your car from overheating or experiencing other heat-related problems during Georgia’s heat waves, take the following measures and precautions:

Watch Out for Signs of Engine Overheating

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5 Signs Your A/C Needs Service

July 7th, 2015

The summer heat can be very difficult to manage in the Atlanta area, especially if your vehicle isn’t prepared for it. Nothing is more uncomfortable or inconvenient than a broken down air conditioner in the middle of the summer. Fortunately, you can use these tips to catch any problems and keep the cold air blowing all summer long. 

Air Conditioner Not Starting

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Factors that Can Lead to Air Conditioner Failure

June 10th, 2015

Summer is here and it has your vehicle’s air conditioner working overtime! Don’t end up without A/C on one of Atlanta’s 90-degree days. Here are a couple of factors that can lead to air conditioner failure and poor AC performance.

Refrigerant Leak

All air conditioners rely on some type of refrigerant to deliver cold air to the cabin. Leaks from ruptured hoses or poor connections can result in ...[more]

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What You Need to Know About Summer Car Care

May 15th, 2015

The summer season is here, and many drivers are planning to hit the road for the peak travel time of the year. When you are preparing for your summer travels, it is important to make sure that your vehicle is prepared for hot weather. Here is what you need to know about summer car care.

Avoid the Sun

The sun’s rays can cause damage to the exterior and interior of your vehicle. Excessive sun exposure can cause your vehicle’s paint to fade, and can also cause damage and fading to your upholstery and other surfac ...[more]

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