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How to Maintain My Car in Winter

Car Maintenance Tips for Winter Season  

Winter season is here, and it is time to get your vehicle ready for the harsh weather. Cold temperatures put a lot of stress on your car so, it’s best to stay ahead of the situation. At Royal South Mazda in Bloomington, IN, we have a list of tips that will help you make your car ready for winter. Scroll down and learn more.  

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Top 5 Things to Do to Get Your Car Winter Ready  

Winter Tires: The first and most important thing to do is install winter tires on your vehicle. Winter tires can make all the difference in your driving and your vehicle’s performance, keeping you safe on those icy, slippery roads.   

Vehicle Service: You must get your vehicle checked thoroughly so that there is no chance of any mishap. You should do frequent checks on your vehicle throughout the season to take care of any damage beforehand.  

Check Your Windshield Wipers: You have to be very careful while driving in winter as it can be challenging to see the road. There is nothing worse than a snowy day with less visibility, and your windshield wiper does not perform well in low temperatures. This can lead to some serious accidents and injuries. You must ensure that your windshield wipers are working and fill them with windshield wiper fluid that is particularly suitable for the colder temperatures with de-icing capabilities. 

Charge your Vehicle’s Battery: Another tip is to charge your vehicle’s battery fully and keep it in good condition. If you don’t check your battery, you might get stuck in an unknown location due to a dead battery.  

Checking the Heaters: Nothing can be worse than trying to save yourself from the cold outside by getting inside a cold car, as the heat won’t kick in. We recommend you get your heaters checked by the experts and ensure that they are in working condition.  

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