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Keeping Your Vehicle Cool in the Summer Heat

Keeping Your Vehicle Cool in the Summer Heat

Sun shades and sun visors play a big role in protecting your vehicle’s interior and keeping it cool in the hot summer months. A sun shade can actually lower the internal temperature of your car up to 40 degrees! This can make a big difference and potentially save you from getting a burn from a hot metal service like your seatbelt. They can be used for the front window as well as side windows to block the sun and damaging UV rays from the eyes and skin of your passengers. The sun can wreak havoc on your vehicle’s interior and cause fading and damage to the console, dashboard, and upholstery, not to mention put cracks in your steering wheel. There are many varieties of sun shades and you are sure to find one that will fit your style and personality. They are sold at major department stores or you can order one directly from the dealership that is made specifically to fit the make and model of your vehicle. Investing in one with a reflective service will be the most ... read more

Keep Your Vehicle Pack Rat-Free!

Keep Your Vehicle Pack Rat-Free!

BEWARE! It’s winter and pack rats may be seeking sanctuary from the cold inside your vehicle! Keep an eye out for visible signs of pack rat activity in and around your vehicle like footprints, rodent droppings, or bits and pieces of vegetation or nesting materials. Pack rats are little desert hoarders and can quickly do thousands of dollars of damage to your vehicle!  They like to nest in the same place over and over again so once they mark their territory, the risk of having them return increases dramatically. There are some misconceptions that if your vehicle is housed in a garage that it is safe from invasion, but not necessarily.  Vehicles parked in garages may be even more attractive to these little critters since it is warm and most likely safe from predators. Throughout the pandemic, you may not be driving your vehicle as often which can create a perfect opportunity for a pack rat to invade it. Here are some preventative measures you can put in ... read more

Primarily Japanese Helps Customers Comply With New Tail Light & Brake Light Law

In case you have not heard, Arizona has a new law that requires all brake and tail lights on your vehicle must work properly. Failure to comply could get you pulled over and ticketed. This new tail light law, HB 2509, will take effect on August 6, 2016.   Now is a good time to make sure all your brake lights -- including the third brake light -- are working properly. Bring all your vehicles to Primarily Japanese for a safety inspection and we’ll help your vehicle comply with the new law.   Before this new law, only one working brake light was required. However, with various safety concerns, the new law gives police officers a greater ability to legally stop motorists without violating the Fourth Amendment rights against warrantless search and seizure.   According to the Arizona Capitol Times, Mike Williams, the lobbyist behind HB 2509, was created beca ... read more

Survival Tips for Your Car During Soaring Heat

For people who are new to the Tucson area, they are often shocked at how extreme our summer temps can get. We locals have dealt with temperatures over 100 degrees for a long time, and we have learned to deal with it. Here are some survival tips for your car during the soaring heat of Summer:   Test your car battery regularly. High temperatures can drain the life of your battery more quickly. You may have seen this with your cell phone and mobile devices. Same goes for your car battery. To make sure your car battery is not drained, test the battery regularly and keeping the top of the battery clean.   Protect your paint. If you regularly wax your vehicle or apply a paint protection sealant, your paint color will be better protected under the sizzling sun. Wax and paint sealers will help your red car stay red, rather than turn into a faded version. For best results, be sure to apply wax regularly.   Seek out shade. Shady spots will keep the interior temperatures of y ... read more

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