Yearly Archives: 2020

Prepare your Car for Summer with Maintenance

Prepare your Car for Summer with Maintenance

Looking for ways to prepare your car for summer with maintenance? RPM Automotive Services is here to help. The maintenance necessary for summer all depends on your specific vehicle, as well as how often you bring your vehicle to a repair shop for its scheduled services, such as oil changes. Prior to summer, some important components to have inspected are your belts and hoses, and cooling system. Worn belts and hoses are even more likely to crack during the heat. The hotter it gets outdoors the more likely a belt failure is to occur. Another factor to consider, is the mileage of your vehicle. 80% of belt failures occur at 85,000+ miles. Nearly 15% if vehicles on the road today have a hose that needs replacement as well. Other important parts prone to failing in the summer heat are the radiator, radiator cap, and water pump. A water pump ty ... read more

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