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SAVING WITH $AM: Summer car maintenance tips

Posted at 6:58 AM, Mar 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-17 09:58:47-04

As temperatures rise, vehicles have different maintenance needs.

Good Morning Tucson anchor Samantha Cortese reports that it's important to check your tire pressure and fluid levels when you hit the road.

Also, it's a good idea to bring water with you in case of heat-related emergencies and park in the shade when you can.

And an Environmental Protection Agency study says it's more efficient for gas mileage to drive with your air conditioner on rather than with your windows down.