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What to do when your car overheats in Scottsdale, AZ?

So, it happened. There’s steam coming from your engine, your dashboard engine warning light is on, and the temperature in your car just skyrocketed. No matter how your car told you that it overheated, it’s never fun when you’re on the road. So, here’s what to do when your car overheats and Scottsdale, Arizona.

What should I do when my engine overheats?

  • Turn on your heat
  • Pull over
  • Turn car off
  • Check the oil/coolant in your car
  • If you can, drive to a service shop or your mechanic

How to prevent your engine from overheating

Wondering how to prevent your car engine from overheating? Here are some ways:

  • Keep up on vehicle maintenance
  • Park in the shade
  • Turn on your heat
  • If you see the engine temperature gauge rising, find a safe place to pull over
  • Crack your windows

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Vehicle service and maintenance near Phoenix, Arizona

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Whether you are trying to get your vehicle back up just enough after the engine overheated, or if you’re trying to prevent a breakdown by appearing to your vehicle’s maintenance schedule, you can schedule your vehicle service appointment here at your friendly Mercedes-Benz in Scottsdale tonight. Our service team is more than happy to help you with all of your automotive needs, whether it’s a regular oil change or a tire rotation, or more serious engine and transmission repairs. We also have a wide array of tire brands and sizes for our customers who are looking for summer tires, all-season tires, rain tires, and winter tires period so, get in touch with our service team here at your friendly Mercedes-Benz of Scottsdale. We are ready to help!