How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

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Seven Simple Steps to Prepare Your Car for Winter

It’s that time of year! You’ve hauled the snow boots, hats, gloves, and mittens out of the closet. You have your winter jacket washed and ready for a new season of snow. You are prepped and ready for the cold, but did you know your car needs extra preparation to make it through the winter as well?

This winter make sure your car is prepared by taking a few simple steps to ensure safe winter driving. To gear up for cold, wet, winter driving conditions follow these simple tips.

  1. Take your car to a mechanic to make sure the following are in optimal working condition: battery, antifreeze level, thermostat, heater, brakes, and defroster.
  2. Check to make sure your tires have adequate tread. If the treads are worn, replace them. Better yet, exchange them for a set of snow tires which have treads that provide better traction and are equipped to handle extreme winter driving conditions.

Find five more essential tips over at Kayser Chrysler Center of Watertown to ensure you are ready for winter driving!

 

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