WINTER CAR CARE
COOLANT FREEZE POINT
Know the temperature that your coolant freezes. We recommend you have a coolant freeze point of at least -34° F.
Make sure to top off your coolant. Your car can overheat or not produce heat in these subzero temps.
This tire is too soft... This tire is too hard... This tire is juuust right! In the cold temperatures your tires will loose approximately 1 psi of air for every 10 degree drop.
In poor weather conditions a clean windshield is very important. It's a good idea to keep your washer fluid topped up. Make sure to always use fluid that has a low freeze point in the cold temps. Washer fluid that doesn't have a freeze point can cause damage to your washing system in subzero temperatures.
In the winter months it is always good to have good all-weather or winter wipers installed to prevent ice freezing to them making it difficult to see. Another tip is to make sure your windshield is clear of ice before using your wipers. Trying to use your wipers when they maybe frozen to the windshield could damage the wiper system.
With snow, slush and slop on the roads it's very important to have good tires on the vehicle whether it be snow tires or a good all-season, having adequate tires is key to safe driving in the winters.
Shine Bright Like a Diamond!
Make sure both of your head lights and tail lights are working properly along with your turn signals and brake lights. Along with preventing yourself from receiving an unwanted visit from the police, it will help you to see in the snow flurries we often have in winter and allow others to see you.
BATTERY AND ELECTRICAL
In the heart of winter when the temperatures drop low it strains the battery and electrical system. Be sure your battery and system are up to snuff before this cold hits to prevent you and your vehicle from being left stranded.