Tire Balance and Wheel Alignment

The Difference Between a Tire Balance and a Wheel Alignment

Is there a difference between a tire balancing and a wheel alignment? The answer is yes! Although both deal with the tires on your car, they are two very different services.

It is always good to know what services need to happen to your car. Unless you are a mechanic, you may not know the different services that need to be done. Let’s look at the differences between a tire balancing and a wheel alignment.

Tire Balance

Over time, while driving, your tire start to lose balance. Tread wear causes the distribution of weight around the tire to change. If you think you need your tires balanced, you will feel the care shaking or a vibration from your tires.

When you get your tires balanced, the technician will use a calibrated spin balancer to test for static and dynamic balance. This service should be done every six months or every 5000-6000 miles.

Wheel Alignment

A wheel alignment is also known as a “tire alignment”. 90% of cars built today takes a “4Wheel Alignment”. If you need an alignment, you will start to notice that your car will pull to either side or when you have an uneven wear on your tires. This service should be done every 10,000 miles.

The process includes adjustments to the angle of the car’s wheel to its original position. The technician inspects the tire tread for signs of poor alignment. They will also check the toe, camber, and caster to measure wheel orientation.

Quality Auto Care and Maintenance

Car maintenance can cost a lot of time and money, but neglecting to maintain your car is even worse. Remember per Benjamin Franklin “One ounce of prevention is worth a pound cure”. Call National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers and let our skilled technicians help you sort out all your car maintenance concerns.

They’ve been certified by both Automotive Service Excellence and Automatic Transmission Service Group, the two premier certification groups in the automotive repair field. So you know you’re being taken care of by someone you can trust.

For more information, contact us at:

West Palm Beach: (561) 530-4497

Boynton Beach: (561) 737-7551 & (561) 737-6073

Auto Care: Your New Years Resolution

new years resolution car maintenance It’s that time of year again when we start making promises to ourselves for the new year. Here’s a New Years resolution we can all afford to make: to take better care of our cars.

Some people believe that skipping the car wash and procrastinating regular auto tune-ups is saving them money. That couldn’t be farther from the truth. The reality is that practicing proper auto care ensures your car’s life expectancy and protects its value, saving money in the long run. This month, the experts at National Transmissions and Auto Care Centers bring you three ways to take better care of your car in 2017.

1. Keep the Outside (and the Inside!) Clean

A dirty car isn’t just aesthetically unpleasant, did you know that excess dirt and grime can actually be damaging your car? That’s right, dirt, dust, bird droppings, and other pollutants build up over time and act like sandpaper on the surface of your vehicle, stripping down your vehicle’s finish and paint job and exposing your car to rust.

It’s important to set aside a couple of hours each week to wash and wax your vehicle. Don’t have the time to wash your car by hand? Run it through a car wash on your way home from work.

Don’t forget to clean the interior! Toss out any trash, wipe down your seats with leather or upholstery cleaner and vacuum all floor mats and carpets.

2. Proper Tire Care is Key

Did you know that practicing correct tire maintenance can save you money? Correct tire pressure will improve your fuel efficiency and extend the usable life of your tires, so you don’t have to replace them as frequently.

If it’s been a while since you inspected your tires, check for any visual signs of wear, use a tire pressure gauge to check air pressure, and examine your tires’ tread depth. To find the correct air pressure for your vehicle, refer to the owner’s manual or the tire placard attached to the vehicle door edge. As a rule, if tread depth is less than 2/32 inch, then your tires are bald and should be replaced immediately.

3. Practice Auto Regular Maintenance and Tune-ups

Prevent long term auto damage and safety risks with preventative car maintenance. Ask your mechanic to check your engine, transmission, brakes, brake pads and change your filters, oil, and other fluids as advised. Oil should be changed every three months or 3,000 miles. Filters can be changed every three years or 30,000 miles. If you drive a lot or drive on unpaved roads often,

Find a reliable auto care center in your area and take your car in for regular tune-ups to ensure all parts are in working order.

Your Palm Beach County Auto Care Experts

Have questions? Looking for local car maintenance in Palm Beach County? Contact the auto care experts at National Transmissions and Auto Care Center. We have three convenient locations across Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach.

Did we mention we offer free pickup and delivery on all vehicles and a free tow in with most repairs? Give us a call today.

West Palm Beach office: 561-530-4497

Boynton Beach Office: 561-737-7551 (3rd st)
561-737-6073 (Congress Ave.)

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How to Get Your Car Winter Ready

Winter is almost here which means, like most people, you’re probably preparing to spend the holidays with your loved ones. For most of us, that means traveling by car.

While most modern vehicles are designed to handle inclement weather conditions, winter’s unpredictable weather conditions present several safety concerns. So, before you hit the road, make sure your vehicle is winter-ready with these winter auto care tips from the experts at National Transmissions and Auto Care Centers.

Check Your Battery

A dead battery is the most common cause of auto breakdowns. Be sure to get your battery checked by a professional so your holiday travels aren’t suddenly interrupted by a faulty battery.

Due to the change in temperature, your vehicle’s ability to accept a charge decreases, so the battery doesn’t recharge as quickly as you drive. Seat heaters, lights, defrosters, car heaters, and windshield wipers are used more frequently during the winter season, also causing your battery to work harder.

Ensure that your battery is working properly by making sure you have enough charge left in your battery before you depart for vacation. You can do this at home by using nationa voltmeter, or your local mechanic can run a battery test and check your battery fluid for you.

Replace or Refill Fluids

If you are traveling up north during the holiday season, it is wise to check all of your car’s fluid levels including:

  • Coolant- make sure you have the correct antifreeze/water ratio to keep fluid from freezing in your radiator.
  • Oil- if you will be visiting a state where temperatures are below freezing, speak with your mechanic about switching to a thinner oil.
  • Wiper fluid- keep your windshield clear by keeping your windshield wiper fluid level full. For best results, use freeze resistant wiper fluid.

Consider Your Tire Pressure and Tread

Don’t forget about your tires! Air contracts as it cools, meaning tire pressure changes with fluctuations in temperature. As a general rule, your tire pressure will drop one to two PSI for every ten-degree decrease in temperature.

Avoid safety issues due to under inflated tires. Proper tire pressure will also help you achieve the ultimate gas mileage, performance, and traction for your vehicle. Refer to your vehicle’s manual to find the correct tire pressure information for your car and check your PSI in the mornings for the most accurate reading.

Your Palm Beach County Auto Care Professionals

Is your car ready for your upcoming winter travels? Prepare your vehicle for cold temperatures and unpredictable weather conditions with an auto tune up from National Transmissions and Auto Care Centers.

Our team of skilled technicians are here to assist you with all your car maintenance needs, from vehicle repairs to preventative maintenance. Call National Transmissions and Auto Care Centers today and discover what our repair and maintenance services can do for you, or visit one of our three locations across Palm Beach County.

Have questions? Need repair? Give us a call or and ask about our free tow-ins and other specials!

West Palm Beach: (561) 530-4497

Boynton Beach: (561) 737-7551
(561) 737-6073

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Maintenance Mistakes That Could Be Ruining Your Car

car maintenanceOwning a car is a big part of the American Dream, and whether that dream is a nightmare depends on how well you take care of your car.

Many motorists are ruining their cars without even realizing it. This month, National Transmissions and Auto Care Centers uncovered six common car maintenance mistakes to avoid. Read on to find out!

Mistake #1: Ignoring Your Check Engine Light

That illuminated check engine light is the bane of a driver’s existence. Ignoring that little light could lead to some serious issues and costly repairs down the road.

Even if the problem isn’t immediately threatening, you’ll want to pay attention. That light still indicates a problem that could affect your vehicle’s performance. We recommended bringing your car to a professional mechanic to check it out as soon as possible.

Mistake #2: Your Car is Dirty

Going too long without a good washing leads to a buildup of chemicals and dirt, which are damaging to your car’s paint job. Once the outer surface erodes, the car is susceptible to rusting, which will interfere with its structural integrity.

Dirt buildup on your windshield and windows impairs much needed visibility and could lead to an accident. Save yourself the headache by washing your car and keeping it free of debris.

Mistake #3: Not Following a Service Schedule

Many car parts and components wear out or break down over time. Vehicles need to be routinely serviced to keep them performing at optimal efficiency.

Routine inspections and timely repairs will keep your car running and help avoid more costly repairs in the future.

Mistake #4: Neglecting Your Tires

Practicing proper tire maintenance is more important than you think. Check your vehicle’s tires regularly for inflation and tread depth. Under-inflated tires wear out much faster and need more frequent replacements.

Failing to main your car’s tires also impact safety, gas mileage, and performance, among other costly factors.

Mistake #5: Failing to Change Fluids and Filters

A healthy car requires several different fluids to operate. Vehicle systems and components need fluids and filters to be as clean as possible to function properly. Everything from oil to windshield wiper fluid plays an important part in proper vehicle maintenance.

Make sure to check fluids and filters to keep your vehicle running for years to come.

Mistake #6: Being an Aggressive Driver

It can be difficult to limit severe driving conditions. Between rough roads and weather, you’re going to find yourself driving in harsh conditions at some point down the line.

With that said, you can still take steps to mitigate any damage caused. Drive smart and improve your vehicle’s lifespan by following these essential steps for safe driving:

• Observe the speed limit to avoid straining your engine and other components.
• Avoid aggressive driving, quick starts, and quick stops.
• Don’t haul unnecessary items and keep your vehicle properly tuned.

Quality Auto Care and Maintenance in Palm Beach County

Car maintenance requires time and money, but neglecting to maintain your car can lead to bigger and more expensive problems in the future. Keep your car running smoothly for years to come with National Transmissions and Auto Care Center’s professional auto repair and maintenance solutions.

Call National Transmissions and Auto Care Centers today and let our skilled technicians help you sort out all your car maintenance concerns. They’ve been certified by both Automotive Service Excellence and Automatic Transmission Service Group, the two premier certification groups in the automotive repair field. You’ll have peace of mind knowing your vehicle is in good hands!

For more information, contact us directly or visit one of our three shops conveniently located throughout Palm Beach County. To learn more about our auto maintenance services, please call:

National Transmissions and Auto Care Centers
West Palm Beach: (561) 530-4497
Boynton Beach: (561) 737-7551 | (561) 737-6073

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Tips to Consider When Getting an Oil Change

Automobiles are constantly evolving through technological advancements that serve to improve their stamina. However, no matter how innovative they become, cars still require regular service to keep the its engine working safely and efficiently.

A big role that keeps your car running properly at full power is your car’s engine oils. This is why it is important that motor oils, auto fluids, and filters are tended to in a timely manner.

This month, we gathered a few helpful tips to consider when getting an oil change:

Car Oil Schedule: Manual or Automatic?

When scheduling oil services for your car, the first step is to always reference to your owner’s manual. There you will find specific recommendations from the manufacturer that will give you a mileage range based on driving conditions. Weather and distance are factors generally taken into consideration.

Understand the specifications unique to how often you use your car. This will give you a good idea on when to perform certain services, such as oil changes, for your car.

General mileage numbers from manufacturers vary between 3,000 to 10,000 miles. National Transmissions and Auto Repair Centers typically recommends getting an oil and filter change in the 5,000-mile range. This may be just about early or late for some, but we’ve found that this average is just right for the majority of vehicles.

For older cars, you will likely have to manually rely on mileage cut-offs recommended by the manufacturer. Several newer cars usually have automated systems installed that rely on sensors to alert you about your car’s oil levels.

No matter the edition of the vehicle, new or old, it is always important to follow the advice of your owner’s manual guidelines.

Selecting Specific Motor Oils

Motor oil products are just another facet of the automotive world that continue to improve with time. Engine performance principally relies on fresh quality oils, and so it is important to know what kind of oils are needed for an oil change.

It’s always a good idea to reference back to your owner’s manual to gain knowledge over your car’s needs. Conventional, high mileage, synthetic blend, and full synthetic oils are all options that should be selected with adequate understanding over their potency.

Synthetic motor oils are a popular choice for high output, high mileage vehicles, turbocharged or supercharged engines, vehicles that are used for towing (especially during hot weather), or vehicles that are operated in extremely cold or hot climates.

Though more expensive than mineral-based motor oils, synthetic motor oils can also improve fuel economy and provide longer intervals between changes.

Prolong Your Car Engine’s Life

Oil changes serve many crucial functions, and fresh filters and clean oils perform those functions when they are maintained properly. If neglected, old oil can build up and turn to sludge that can damage your engine, costing you more money in the long run.

Preventative maintenance is one of the best ways for you save money and prolong the life of your car. This involves regular oil changes and replacing your car’s fuel filter recommended by your vehicle’s owner’s manual. This will help ensure dependable, trouble-free performance and longevity of your engine.

By avoiding regular preventative maintenance, you’re likely going to pay for it later down the line. This is why it is also suggested to give your vehicle extra attention during an oil change service.

Contact the Professionals at National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers

Call National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers and let our skilled technicians help you sort out all your car maintenance concerns.

Our team is fully certified by Automotive Service Excellence and Automatic Transmission Service Group, the two premier certification groups in the automotive repair field. As your local auto repair and maintenance professionals, we are committed to providing high-quality service our clients trust.
To learn more about our full-service auto repair and maintenance solutions, contact National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers today or stop by one of our three locations in Palm Beach County.

West Palm Beach: (561) 530-4497
Boynton Beach: (561) 737-7551 & (561) 737-6073

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4 Ways to Find a Quality Car Mechanic

Finding a car mechanic you can trust for high quality auto repair and maintenance is a journey that most of us take a lifetime in achieving. It’s no easy feat, and starting down that road can be daunting. Here are four tips to help you find the right car mechanic that fits your needs.

1. Test Them with A Small Job First

One way to gauge a possible future relationship with a mechanic is to first take your car in for a small or cosmetic repair that you know the absolute upward limit of how much it should cost.

If the mechanic fixes it for free or with a minimal fee, you know you have a keeper. But if he comes back with a price that’s clearly inflated, it’s probably better to look elsewhere.

2. Read the Reviews

In today’s day and age, almost every mechanic or repair shops should have dozens of reviews attached to their name. A simple Google search will serve you well, but if you want to dig a little deeper, Yelp, Angie’s List, and other online directories are a great place to find out what people are saying about your neighborhood mechanic.

3. Get Recommendations

While all those online resources are useful, the best recommendations still come from people you already know. Find someone among your friend or acquaintance group who has an interest in cars and ask them which mechanic they use.

Ideally, you’ll want to get in contact with another local mechanic or car professional they can trust. Because the nature of their work requires them to deal with cars a lot, they may have a better insight into how honest a mechanic is.

4. Become Engine Literate

The whole reason we take our cars to mechanics is because we don’t know or have time to repair them ourselves. That being said, when it comes to finding a good mechanic, it’s best to be at least somewhat car literate.

If you know at least a modicum of what the mechanic’s talking about you’re much more likely to be able to tell if they’re telling you the truth or just trying to rack up your charge.

National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers: The Palm Beach Mechanic You Can Trust

Here at National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers, we take pride in getting the job right. Our team is friendly and focused on getting your vehicle back on the road as soon as it can. No matter the unique needs of your vehicle, our team brings years of experience providing local Palm Beach County residents an affordable and convenient solution to auto repair and maintenance.

If you’re on the market for a high quality mechanic in Palm Beach County, trust the professionals at National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers. Visit one of our three shops conveniently located throughout Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach, or just call us and we’ll come to you and pick up your vehicle! For fast and professional service you can depend on, call National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers to schedule an appointment today.
Boynton Beach 3rd St.:
(561) 737-7551
Boynton Beach Congress Ave.:
(561) 737-6073
West Palm Beach:
(561) 530-4497

5 Signs Your Car Needs Brake Repair

5 Signs Your Car Needs Brake Repair

5 Signs Your Car Needs Brake Repair

It can easily be argued that your car’s brakes play the most important role in driving. When it comes to auto repair and maintenance, a well-maintained brake system is crucial to your safety and the safety of other drivers.

With that said, it is even more important that you know the signs of failing brakes so that they can have them repaired immediately to keep you and your passengers safe. Here are five common signs that your vehicle needs brake repair.

Your brakes squeal when applied.

Brakes are designed to squeal or screech to let you know that the brake pads are getting low. This involves a tiny mechanism that creates a shrill noise, which stops when brakes are applied. This is typically the first sign of brake failure.

If your vehicle’s brakes squeal when applied, contact your mechanic immediately before the problem gets worse.

Your car vibrates when brakes are applied.

If you feel shaking, vibrating or other abnormal motion when you apply your brakes, there is a high chance that you have warped rotors, which is the part of the wheel where the brake pads are responsible for slowing your vehicle. Warped rotors will greatly impact the effectiveness of your vehicle’s stopping power.

You hear howling or grinding noise when braking.

This is likely to happen when you have little to no brake pads left, causing metal to grind on metal.
If you hear howling or grinding noises, it is likely that you will need to replace your rotors or drums along with the pads in order to restore the braking power of your vehicle to its factory condition.

Your brake pedal is soft.

If it takes more distance for you to push your brake pedal down to feel a response than when your brakes are new, it may be a sign that your vehicle’s brakes are worn down. However, this could also be a red flag for a more serious issue with the brake system, such as low brake fluid or an air in the brake lines.

Your car pulls to one side when braking.

If you hit your brakes and your car swerves to one side of the road, it is probable that there is something wrong with your vehicle’s brake system. Warning signs include a collapsed brake hose, uneven wear on the brake pads or impurities in the brake fluid.

Brake Problems? Call National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers Today

If you experience any of the warning signs above, it is important that you repair your vehicle as soon as possible. For local auto repair and maintenance services, contact the professionals at National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers today and our team will provide a full-inspection of your brakes and vehicle. No matter your auto repair and maintenance needs, our team is here to help.

For high quality brake repair and auto maintenance in Palm Beach and northern Broward Counties, trust the experts at National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers.

To learn more about what our auto repair and maintenance services can do for you, contact us today. Visit one of our three shops conveniently located throughout Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach, Florida, or just call us and we’ll come to you and pick up your vehicle! For fast and professional services you can depend on, call National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers.

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5 Easy Tire Maintenance Tips

5 Easy Tire Maintenance Tips to Stay Safe On the Road

Considering that tires are the only part of a car to make direct contact with the road, it’s no surprise that they are one of the most crucial components of any vehicle. However, not all drivers take the time to practice good tire safety.

Not only is neglecting your tires hazardous to your vehicle and other drivers on the road, but did you know that it can cost you more money in the long run? Improper tire maintenance often leads to lower fuel efficiency and a shorter lifespan for your tires. As a driver, you want to make sure that you are regularly checking your tires in order to extend their life and save on gas.

Taking great care of your tires does not need to be complicated or time-consuming. By simply following these five easy tire maintenance tips, you can avoid a potential problem with your tires.

Tip #1: Regularly Check Your Tire Pressure

Having the proper tire pressure is a crucial safety concern for drivers. Under inflation can cause wear to the sides of your tires while over inflation leads to faster wear and can increase your chances of having a blowout on the road.

Because air is constantly leaking out of your tires, we recommend checking your tire pressure often. Ideally, drivers should check their tire pressure weekly, or at least once a month.

How is tire pressure measured? Tire pressure is measured in pounds per square inch, or PSI. Ideal PSI varies slightly for vehicle to vehicle but you can typically find the recommended PSI for your car in your driver’s manual.

So, how do I measure my PSI? You will need a tire pressure gauge to do this. Tire pressure gauges are inexpensive, compact gadgets that can be found at most gas stations and auto shops. It is a smart idea to buy one of your own and keep it in your car for your convenience.

Tip #2: Check Tread Wear

Treads are the grooves in your tires that provide traction and grip while you drive. Much like shoe soles that get slippery over time, your tires can also lose their ability to grip the road as their treads wear. This can result in hydroplaning and other driving hazards, especially during severe weather conditions.

Checking your tire tread only takes a few minutes, but is a crucial step for maintaining your tires and your safety. We recommend checking tire tread wear monthly and replacing your tires once tread depth is 4/32”.

Tip #3: Balance and Align

Did you know that tires can become easily misaligned due to road conditions, potholes, curbs and even speed bumps?

When tires are not aligned properly, a number of problems can arise including uneven tread wear, reduced fuel efficiency, and drifting in one direction. Not only will routine wheel alignment help keep you safe and guarantee a longer life for your tires, it will also make for a smoother, more comfortable ride.

We recommend having your tires balanced and aligned by an auto care professional yearly or every 20,000 miles, as well as every time that you install new tires.

Tip #4: Don’t Forget to Rotate Your Tires

Much like the rest of your car, tires can be expensive when they need repair or replacement.

Tires tend to wear unevenly when you drive. However, by performing regular tire rotations, you can help maintain an even amount of tread wear on all four of your tires. This is another great way to ensure a longer lifespan for your tires.

Generally, it is recommended that you see an auto care professional for a tire rotation around every 5,000 to 8,000 miles, but you should

Tip #5: Know Your Tire Size

Vehicles can only accommodate certain tire sizes, so drivers should be knowledgeable about their vehicle’s specific tire size requirements to avoid potential problems due to ill-fitting tires.

Finding your car’s tire size should be fairly easy. You can find your tire size listed on the driver’s door or on the tires themselves. If you still can’t locate your tire size information, refer to your car’s manual or consult your auto care professional for guidance.

Quality Auto Care and Maintenance in Palm Beach

Have a question about your tires or any other car maintenance services? Our team wants to help. Feel free to contact the friendly, skilled technicians at National Transmissions and Auto Care Centers. We have three convenient locations across Palm Beach County in Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach.

At National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers, we offer FREE pickup and delivery on all vehicles, and free tow in with most repairs. Experience the National Transmissions & Auto Repair Center difference when you give us a call today!


To learn more about what the National Transmissions team can do for you, contact us at:
West Palm Beach: 561-530-4497
Boynton Beach/3rd St.: 561-737-7551
Boynton Beach/Congress Ave: 561-737-6073

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Why You Really Should Read Your Car Manual

A lot of people out there don’t read their car manual. We understand it can seem boring at first glance, but it really is important if you want to take care of your car. We’ll tell you why.

Some Pieces of Received Wisdom Aren’t Actually True

You might not read your car manual because you’ve heard all the basics you need to take care of your car. But not every piece of received wisdom is actually true.

For instance, you might think you need to change your oil every 3,000 miles. But the truth is, that number varies wildly by manufacturer.

Not Every Car is the Same

That gets to our second point, which is that not every car is the same. No matter how many cars you’ve had, you want to make sure you understand how to take care of your particular model. The manual is the best source for that information.

Your Car is an Expensive Piece of Machinery That Should Be Treated With Care

Even if it seems like a lot of work, it’s worth it. After buying such an expensive piece of machinery, don’t you want to make sure you’re running it properly?

Still Not Sure You Know How To Take Care Of Your Car?

Of course, even though it does contain a lot of good information, many people still don’t read their car manual. There are all sorts of reasons for this, but it comes down to one of three things. They don’t have the time, they don’t have the patience, or the manual is just too dense to understand.

If you’re running into any of these three problems come down to your local National Transmissions & Auto Care Center. We’ll take a look at your car and tell you how to properly take care of it. For more information, contact us today or visit one of our three shops located in Palm Beach County.

West Palm Beach: (561) 530-4497
Boynton Beach: (561) 737-7551 & (561) 737-6073

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Is Your Car Ready for Summer?

Florida’s heat, dust, and traffic can take a toll on your vehicle.  Heat expands the air in tires and makes your cooling system work harder and harsh sun can accelerate wear on hoses and drive belts. However, with proper maintenance, you can minimize the toll that heat and sun take on your car.

Check out these simple measures you can take to better prepare your car for the summer driving season:

Check Your Air Conditioning

A working AC is a necessity during Florida’s scalding hot summer months. Ensure that your running properly by checking your car’s ac filter. If it doesn’t feel as cool as it once did, you may need to call National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers for an evaluation.

Maintain Your Cooling System

The greatest cause of summer breakdowns is overheating. Your car’s cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months.

A blockage in air flow can lead to overheating. Be sure to check that there is no debris around the radiator. The level, condition, and concentration of the coolant should be checked periodically. Your radiator’s coolant and water mixture should be 50:50.

Tip: For those taking the DIY approach to auto care, never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled down. The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps, and hoses should be checked by your ASE Certified Technician at National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers.

Inspect Your Windshield Wipers

When it comes to summers in Florida, rainy weather is inevitable. It’s important that you make sure your car’s windshield wipers are in good shape.

Rubber tends to be susceptible to higher temperatures, so check to see if your blades aren’t worn down or checked for cracks. If they are, it’s time for a replacement. Don’t forget to make sure you have enough windshield wiper fluid, too!

Monitor Your Tire Pressure

Check your tire pressure at least once a month.

Use a tire gauge to monitor your car’s tire pressure. Pressure tends to rise in higher temperatures during the day, so make sure to inspect your tires after they’ve cooled down and after the sun sets. Remember to have your tired rotated ever 5,000 miles.

Auto Maintenance and Repair in Palm Beach County

Is your car ready for summer? Prepare for the hot summer months ahead with an auto repair and maintenance shop you can trust. If your engine needs a tune up, National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers can help.

Our team of expert technicians are here to assist any and all of your car maintenance needs, from standard repairs to preventative maintenance.

National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers serves West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach, and the surrounding Palm Beach area including northern Broward County.

Call National Transmissions & Auto Care Centers and discover what our repair and maintenance services can do for you, or visit one of our three locations in Palm Beach County.

Interested in learning more about what we can do for your vehicle? Schedule a free pickup and delivery from National Transmissions today! For more information, contact us at:

West Palm Beach: (561) 530-4497

Boynton Beach: (561) 737-7551 & (561) 737-6073