Accordingly summer is practically upon us and will bring with it, unrelenting heat. Just as the heat affects your efficiency, it will tend to drain the efficiency of your vehicle, as well. Getting stuck in slow-moving traffic could make your car’s temperature shoot up immensely, putting it through a lot of strain.
It's also important to remember is that tyre pressure changes according to the outside temperature. It decreases by approximately 1psi for every 10-degree drop in temperature. As the tyre heats up over the course of the day. During the summers, a car's AC takes the most load. Air-conditioning systems, as we all know, are service-intensive. The compressor oil needs to be topped-up regularly to help protect the unit; and there are regular coolant leaks and dust and dirt can cause the system to overload and malfunction.
Excessive heat reduces battery life by causing the fluid inside to evaporate quicker. It even speeds up the chemical reaction inside a battery, leading to overcharging. Get the battery checked to find out if it’s charging at the correct rate.