With fall here, everyone is gearing up for the winter months. Whether you’re in the temperate states or packing your freezer for big northern snow storms, everyone has preparations for the cold season this time of year. That’s why October is annual Fall Car Care Month.
Here are some suggested tips on what you should get checked this October to make sure your vehicle is in tip top shape for the change in weather:
To keep the frost and ice away, be sure to get your heater, windshield wipers, and defroster checked. A fault in these could end in visibility hazards. Make sure your ventilation systems are clear and your wiper blades are free from wear and tear.
Your battery’s health is vital in this season, especially if you’re traveling to a cold state for the holidays. Make sure it’s been changed in the past three years and that its connections are in good shape. It’ll give your battery a better chance against the cold.
Your tires are just as vital as your battery in the upcoming weather. Get them checked for pressure and tread depth. Make sure they are aligned and have no bulges or stripped spots on them. Get them rotated if necessary.
These are just a few things that we at Hutch Chevrolet suggest all car owners do for Fall Car Care Month. For more information and tips on how to stay safe this winter in your car, come in and talk with us!