Before embarking on a family road trip this summer, keep these Car tips in mind: 1. Fluids Its important to be aware of all fluid levels in your car, not just gas and oil. Fluids such as Brake, Coolant/Anit-Freeze, Power Steering, Washer fluid, etc. are essential to ensuring your car is running smooth and in proper working order. 2. Battery Studies show that summer time, not winter, is the season where people experience car-battery troubles. Hot weather is known to shorten the life of your battery. 3. Tires It is important to regularly inspect your tires throughout the summer time for dry rot. High temperature can damage the rubber of your tires, causing them to dry out.A good way toprevent this is with Armor All Extreme Rim cleaner and Armor All Tire Foam . The Rim cleaner removesunsightly brake dust and protect tires from harmful elementsand the Tire Foamrestore tire shine and black colour, while protecting the rubber from cracking. 4. Carexterior – Summer time is a great time to keep up on the maintenance of the exterior of your car.Washing your caron a regular basis protects it from the natural elements, such as dirt and grime, fromharming the finish.