Mistakes to avoid and tips to follow when parking the car in the rain

2023-11-12 2023-11-12T21:20:28Z
ندى ماهر عبدربه
ندى ماهر عبدربه
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Arabia Weather - When raindrops begin to fall heavily, the parking scenario changes to become a daily challenge that requires taking the necessary precautions. Rain not only makes the roads slippery, but also affects the driver's vision and causes many technical problems if not handled carefully.

In this article, we will take a look at some of the common mistakes that drivers make while parking their cars in the rain, in addition to important tips that must be followed to maintain the safety of the car and the comfort of the driver. Join us on this journey to explore the best ways to avoid problems and maintain the safety of your car in the winter rains.

Disadvantages of leaving the car parked in the rain

  • Exposure to rain can cause water to seep into your car's engine parts, leading to the risk of damage and rust.
  • Dirt and mud accumulating in hard-to-reach areas in the rain can damage your car's engine
  • Rain may affect headlights; Which affects vision and lighting direction.
  • The exterior parts of the car become more vulnerable to damage due to the effects of rain, as accumulated dust and leaves can damage the car's paint.
  • You should avoid leaving the car cover on the car during rain, especially if it is not waterproof, as it can stick to the surface, causing damage to the paint and the overall appearance of the vehicle.

Tips for protecting your car in the rainy season

  • Cleaning and polishing the car

Clean and polish your car with wax or ceramic coating to protect against the effects of water.

  • Car coverage

Start covering your car before the rain starts, or park it in a protected place like a shed or basement.

  • Cleaning the car engine areas

Be sure to clean the engine areas regularly to prevent buildup of leaves and branches that may clog the internal drainage system.

  • Bottom protection

Spray a mixture of diesel and motor oil on the underside of the car to help protect it from rust.

  • Protect internal parts

Use dry towels to dry the seats and use newspapers to protect the interior floor from moisture.

  • Air-conditioned car maintenance

Maintain the air conditioning system to ensure its good performance during rainy periods.

  • Rubber and tire inspection

Check the condition of the rubber and make sure there is sufficient grip to avoid slipping while driving in the rain.

By taking these preventive steps, you can maintain your vehicle and limit the harmful effects that may occur as a result of wet weather conditions.

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Sources:

arabsturbo

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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