Winter is here and as temperatures are dropping significantly its great to get your car prepared up for the season. Just a little bit of attention can assure you that your car stays healthy. Here are few winter car maintenance tips to help your car stay fit and hit the roads hassle free.
The most vital part that falls prey to the icy winters is the car’s battery resulting in decrease of the capacity of the car’s battery. In the event that the battery is old, presumably more than three years of age, it is advisable to change them.
Get a car wash-
During winters, the under-body of your car is prone to get accumulated with salts.and sludgy dirt and can easily get rusted. Getting a wax service would also be a good option in bitter cold and snowfall areas of India.
Protect your wheels-
This season roads can be slippery and dangerous. Hence one should check their tyres treads and pressure. Treat your car tires with proper fluids and sprays to remove the salts accumulated in the gaps. Check the tire pressure regularly.
One common problem every driver faces is that their cars won’t start during winter mornings. Hence before you turn on the engine, it is more important to make sure that the power is properly used for ignition and it is not shared by the unnecessary controls like music system, air conditioner, exterior and interior lights, etc. Also do not try to over ignite the car for more than 20 seconds as it may lead to an engine failure.
Few more winter car maintenance tips-
- Roads during winters are wet and slimy, hence avoid sudden breaks as it can be dangerous.
- Get a regular health check up for your car to avoid any problems