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Flood or heavy raining for a period of hours can sometimes lead to your car getting flooded. It is something that people can’t prevent or have control over. It causes damage to your car and other properties as well. If you are gets submerged in water it can cause major problems. Here are the things you should do and should not do during such situation.

DON’T TURN ON THE ENGINE – As the car contains many electrical parts and circuits, fluids and mechanical parts that might get damaged if the engine is turned on. When the engine is turned on all the electrical and mechanical parts would start functioning which can lead to major problems if in contact with water. It is better to consult an auto mechanic or hire a mobile mechanic in such cases.

CHECK THE PARTS SUBMERGED – Flooding can cause damage to a car only if the car is submerged to a certain level in the water. If the water level has decreased, you can identify it by dirt marks on the car created by the water level. If the water level is below the door then there is nothing to worry about and your car is good to go. If the level is higher than the door, you need professional help from an auto mechanic or mobile mechanic.

DRYING THE INTERIOR – Get to get as much amount of water you can out of the car and dry the interior. Keep the windows open, use towels, newspaper etc to dry the car. It is better to replace carpet and seat covers if they got affected.

CHECK MECHANICAL PARTS – Check the car for water contamination. Make sure the parts that you can access or check yourself are dry. Check for water droplets in engine oils etc.

GET IT SERVICED – Once you have checked the above things and think the car is good to go, get it serviced at an auto repair shop or hire a mobile mechanic. Get it well serviced will make sure it is completely dried and the parts would be greased and oiled again.

If you have insurance, you can contact the insurance company as most of the flood damages are covered by the insurance. Give them a call and inform them about the damages and filing for the claim. They can guide you to particular workshops that they might be connected with for such purposes.

These are the basic thing you can do if your car is damaged or affected by the flood.

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A FLOODED CAR

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Tips To Deal With And Repair A Flooded Car

Flood or heavy raining for a period of hours can sometimes lead to your car getting flooded. It is something that people can’t prevent or have control over. It causes damage to your car and other properties as well. If you are gets submerged in water it can cause major problems. Here are the things you should do and should not do during such situation.

DON’T TURN ON THE ENGINE – As the car contains many electrical parts and circuits, fluids and mechanical parts that might get damaged if the engine is turned on. When the engine is turned on all the electrical and mechanical parts would start functioning which can lead to major problems if in contact with water. It is better to consult an auto mechanic or hire a mobile mechanic in such cases.

CHECK THE PARTS SUBMERGED – Flooding can cause damage to a car only if the car is submerged to a certain level in the water. If the water level has decreased, you can identify it by dirt marks on the car created by the water level. If the water level is below the door then there is nothing to worry about and your car is good to go. If the level is higher than the door, you need professional help from an auto mechanic or mobile mechanic.

DRYING THE INTERIOR – Get to get as much amount of water you can out of the car and dry the interior. Keep the windows open, use towels, newspaper etc to dry the car. It is better to replace carpet and seat covers if they got affected.

CHECK MECHANICAL PARTS – Check the car for water contamination. Make sure the parts that you can access or check yourself are dry. Check for water droplets in engine oils etc.

GET IT SERVICED – Once you have checked the above things and think the car is good to go, get it serviced at an auto repair shop or hire a mobile mechanic. Get it well serviced will make sure it is completely dried and the parts would be greased and oiled again.

If you have insurance, you can contact the insurance company as most of the flood damages are covered by the insurance. Give them a call and inform them about the damages and filing for the claim. They can guide you to particular workshops that they might be connected with for such purposes.

These are the basic thing you can do if your car is damaged or affected by the flood.

More info: otobots.com

A FLOODED CAR