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Getting Your Vehicle Ready for the Summer

As the summer months begin to approach, and the potential for road trips and more vehicles on the highway begin to rise, maintenance becomes a very important thing for all drivers to consider. As such, getting your vehicle ready should be a top priority.

Here are some of the things you want to do to get ready for the summer months:

  • Checking Your Oil: While you probably get regular oil changes as it is, for those who plan on taking long trips this summer, ensure you change your oil and filter often to prevent problems.
  • How Is Your Engine?: Make sure you have your engine thoroughly checked and any problems fixed before the summer. The last thing you want to do is have something go wrong and your car breaking down, leaving you stranded in the heat.
  • Your Cooling System Can Save Your Car: With the summer heat comes one of the biggest problems to your vehicle: overheating. Make sure your cooling system is checked and properly maintained before it gets too hot.
  • Heat Can Impact Your Tire Pressure: Did you know that excessive heat can have an impact on the pressure in your tires? Not many people recognize this and they fail to properly check their tires before the summer months.
  • Brakes Can Wear Down Quicker Than You Think: If you already hear your brakes making strange noises, taking longer to stop, or they are grinding, be sure to change them.

 Not everyone knows this, but failure to maintain your vehicle can be considered a form of negligence. If someone causes you to suffer an injury in an accident caused by negligence, you deserve to take legal action to seek compensation.

At Levine and Wiss, our New York car accident attorneys work hard to help you understand what rights you may have. Trust that we’ll do whatever we can to build a strong case on your behalf and guide you through the entire process.

Call us at (888) 973-0344 today.