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Winter Vehicle Maintenance Tips

25 FEB 2014

Old man winter can be cruel, especially to your vehicle. Winter is the worst time of the year for vehicles, and it’s usually the time of year when if something is going to go wrong, it will. However there’s no need to fret or fuss about it, because with a couple of great tips and pieces of advice, you can do some light winter maintenance on your vehicle that will ensure that it not only makes it through the harsh, cold snowy months, but it does it in style. There are a bunch of little things that are often overlooked that, if done properly, can keep your car running smoothly all through the winter. Keeping an eye on the levels of your antifreeze is one of the simplest and most effective things you can do to ensure your vehicle keeps running properly. Check out this blog by the Canadian Automotive and Trucking Institute for more great winter maintenance tips!

Winter Tires

Despite what you may think, all-season tires do not really mean all seasons. If you’re going to be driving in the winter, you should have a solid set of winter tires on your vehicle. Having proper winter treads will not only make it safer to drive, but it will save lots of needless wear and tear on your other tires, as well. Go see your mechanic as soon as winter is about to hit to get your tires changed, or better yet take an auto mechanic course so you can do it yourself and save a bit of cash.”