With winter approaching, it’s important to stay mindful of making sure that your vehicle is ready for ice, snow, and other harsh conditions. Cold weather can cause damage to your automobile and snow and ice could lead to accidents. To prevent any problems, the team at Mast Service Center wants to offer some suggestions about which parts of your vehicle should be inspected and maintained before the winter season.
One of the most common issues when driving in the colder weather is a dead battery. Voltage can be pulled from the battery when there are frigid temperatures. Luckily the battery can most likely be recharged. If your battery is three years old or older, it’s recommended to replace it.
Problems with spark plugs
During the colder weather, spark plugs might not work as optimally as they would when the weather is warmer. Be sure to have them inspected regularly to avoid any problems on the roads.
The air pressure of your tires will lessen more rapidly during the winter. Checking your vehicle’s tires once a month is smart. Accidents are often caused by under-inflated tires so responsible car owners need to stay on top of this.
Frozen windshield wipers won’t be able to scrape the ice off your automobile's windows.
Of course, you can scrape the ice off the windows. However, to prevent the issue altogether, it’s best to use a windscreen or frost guard.
The team at Mast Service Center wants our clients to feel safe during the harsher weather conditions of the winter months. To prepare your vehicle for colder weather, the team at Mast Service Center is happy to help. Contact us to schedule an appointment. We’re located at 8608 North State Road 19 in Etna Green, IN 46524.