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Does Living Next To The Ocean Affect Your Vehicle?

Does Living Next To The Ocean Affect Your Vehicle?

Living near the ocean offers picturesque views, salty breezes, and a unique lifestyle. But with that come a few negatives, which is today's topic - how does living next to an ocean or sea affect your vehicle. This topic can help you quite a lot especially if you are from Norfolk, VA, or another ocean/sea-side city. Here are a few of the effects salt water has on your car and how to avoid them:    Salt Water Corrosion One of the most significant risks for vehicles near the ocean is saltwater corrosion. The salt content in the air and ocean spray can settle on the vehicle's exterior, accelerating the corrosion process. Over time, this corrosion can affect the vehicle's body, undercarriage, suspension components, and even the electrical system.     Moisture and Humidity Coastal areas often have higher humidity levels due to the presence of the ocean. Increased moisture in the air can lead to condensation ... read more

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