While facing the frigid weather, Nancy provides 5 tips to ensure your car survives the freezing cold!
Brr. The cold weather is here and it sure is freezing out, but there are some things you can do to be proactive when maintaining your vehicle in this cold weather. Hi, I’m Nancy at Kneble’s Auto Service Center. Number one, make sure the coolant can handle these cold temperatures. Have your coolant tested for the quality and temperature it can withstand before freezing. Engine coolant keeps your engine from freezing. Number two, make sure the battery tests good so it will not leave you stranded in the cold. The engine requires more power to start on these colder temperatures.
Number three, make sure your battery connections are clean and tight. Number four, you may notice your tire light coming on since the cold weather can affect your tire pressure. Have your tires checked for the proper pressure. Tire pressure will drop an average of one PSI for every 10 degrees the air temperature drops. Proper pressure gives you good handling, traction, and durability for the tires. Number five, check your belts and hoses, as cold weather can reduce the life expectancy of these belts and hoses.
So remember, always be prepared. Think ahead, and it certainly doesn’t hurt to keep a blanket, ice scraper, and even kitty litter in the car if you ever get stuck in the snow with your vehicle. Make sure you are prepared for any unseen emergency situation. Stay warm on these cold winter days. If you like our video, press the Like button and share this information with others, so press the share button. If you have any comments or questions, please feel free to enter them in the comment section below. Thank you for watching.