Pro tips to heed before you hit hot roads

There are several areas of your vehicle that deserve special attention as we head deeper into summer and the heat that entails. Glass Here’s a new term for you — off-gassing. That “new car smell” may in fact be the result of the release of gases contained in the plasticizers contained in the vinyl or plastic that makes up much of a vehicle’s interior. Instrument panels and trim pieces are generally made of polyvinyl chloride.

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