With winter temperatures frequently well below freezing and snow a very common sight all season long, you don’t want to find yourself stranded with car trouble at this time of the year—particularly if the problem could’ve been prevented with a little forethought. Here are three important maintenance tips to keep in mind as you wait for warmer weather:
- Take care of schedule service: Scheduled maintenance like oil changes, tire rotation and filter replacement should be taken care of on a regular basis per the recommendations of your vehicle’s manufacturer. Putting off recommended maintenance is like tempting fate—don’t do it!
- Have your brakes checked: You don’t want to discover an issue with your brakes by sliding across a patch of ice. Visit your auto mechanic and have them check your brakes for wear and poor response time. Preventative maintenance can save you lots of money down the line.
- Keep an eye on the fluids: Checking power steering fluid, engine coolant, windshield wiper fluid and antifreeze doesn’t take long, and keeping fluids fresh and at the proper levels goes a long way toward keeping your car running smoothly and preventing major problems later.
Bowman’s Auto Repair has been a trusted auto mechanic since 2005, and we handle all kinds of automotive maintenance services and repairs. Call us today to schedule an appointment!