9 Ways to Prepare your Car for Winter
By Autocrisis.com ®
Whether you own a used or new car or truck,
there are a few things you need to plan ahead for. Every winter, several motorists
end up in one problem or another due to lack of preparation for extremely cold
weather. Most of the time, these car problems could have easily been prevented,
had the car been prepared for the new weather conditions. Whether you plan to
sell your used car or
not, here are some steps you can take in advance for safer winter driving.
- The ignition system should be checked, and be in proper
- Check your car battery for corrosion. Treat the terminals
or replace them if worn.
- Check the car’s heater to make sure it works. The last
thing you want is to drive around in a car without heat in wintertime!
- Have an oil change if necessary. Experts recommend you do
this every three months or after every 3000 miles driven.
- Add anti-freeze to the coolant system,
and fill up to the appropriate level.
- Examine your car tires. Replace if the
tread is worn, or has uneven wear.
- Check the car or truck's exhaust system
to make sure there are no holes or blockages.
- Check and top off all fluids.
- Check your windshield wipers to make sure they work
properly. Replace them if necessary.
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AutoCrisis.com wishes you a safe winter driving!
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