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Some people move to California so they can enjoy the sunshine all year long, but it can get pretty intense during the summer. Excessive exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays can take a toll on your auto body paint, make the interior uncomfortable, and even affect your vehicle’s performance. This can ultimately lead to a trip to the auto collision center if you don’t know how to adapt to the weather. Learn how to protect your car during the sunny California summer by reading ahead.

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While there are certain threats that come along with the hot California summer, there are also ways you can protect yourself and your car from them. First, try to park in the shade whenever possible. Using a parking garage or even your garage at home can protect your paint job and prevent the interior of your car from heating up too much. Check on your cooling system and battery regularly to make sure you have enough coolant, power steering fluid, and brake fluid, and fill them as needed.

For more help in protecting your car, call Michael J’s Body Shop at 408-279-2070. You can also visit our website to learn about our auto body shop in Sunnyvale.