How to keep your vehicle cool

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Info on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 1:58 PM
Volkswagen interior with flames to illustrate heat

Volkswagen interior with flames to illustrate heat

Tips to keep your car cool this summer 

This summer has been a hot one, and it doesn’t look like that’s going to stop. One of the worst parts about summer is being overheated inside your car. That is why we have created these tips to keep your car cool this summer. Let’s take a look and see how you can avoid the heat. 


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Young people in a vehicle

Windows 

The old trick to escape the heat before stepping inside a vehicle is to keep the window open a little bit. This will help the car by letting out some of that hot air. Another trick is to open the car door and let out that hot air before you sit behind the wheel. 

Technology 

There are some tools that you can use to help your car stay cool this summer. There are sun shades that you can use by hanging inside your vehicle. This will reflect the sunlight away from your vehicle’s interior. There are also solar-powered fans that can come in handy on a hot summer’s day. 

Tricks 

There are also other ways you can keep your car out of the sun. You can park in a garage or in the shade to make the heat easier to handle. You can also lay blankets or towels on the seats to make it less hot to the touch. This will help if your vehicle has leather seating or a leather steering wheel.  


READ MORE: How to Stay Awake and Alert During Long Road Trips


These are just some tips to keep your car cool this summer that we thought you ought to know. If you are looking for a new Volkswagen vehicle this summer, you should check out our online inventory to see what Volkswagen models we have available and schedule a test drive with us at Speedcraft Volkswagen today.  

3 Responses to “How to keep your vehicle cool”

  1. Rufus Ekezie says:

    The problem with my car gear is that it doesn’t select properly , it transmites from gear 1-2 only , the other gears don’t even if you you shift the selector manually.

  2. Ivy Spencer says:

    Engine overheating could have catastrophic effects on the performance of the engine. So, suitable initiatives should be taken to keep the temperature of the engine at an optimum level. Skipping engine oil replacement, lack of adequate amount of engine oil or any kinds of abnormalities in the cooling system could be some of the main reason behind the engine overheating. So, cooling system maintenance is crucial to prevent the engine overheating.

  3. Shanika Rathnayake says:

    In summer, the vehicles have to bear the scorching rays of sun. To prevent this, we should park our car in the garage at the day time also. We should cover the seats and steering wheel etc. with towel. We have to roll down the windows and open the car doors to allow the hot air to escape. We must check the level of coolant and if it is found to be low, then we have to top it off. Coolant flush is also required to add fresh coolant to the system which can cool the car engine more efficiently.

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