Nearly everyone is aware of the dangers of leaving your child or pet in a car in this kind of hot weather. But what’s that same weather doing to your car?
Breakdowns from overheating can and often do happen.
Silvana Aceto, a spokesperson for the CAA, says there are things drivers can do to keep their vehicles in top shape. She says start with the cooling system:
She says the heat can hurt is your battery:
Aceto added you should also make sure your air conditioner is working properly, your tires are inflated properly, and that regular maintenance like an oil change or a full inspection is recommended as the seasons change.