Winter Preparation Tips from Sprint Used Auto

Winter Preparation Tips from Sprint Used Auto

Is your vehicle ready for the freezing temperatures and hazardous road conditions winter can bring? Sprint Used Auto in Grand Prairie, Alberta, has some winter preparation tips that can prevent breakdowns and keep you safe.

Check Your Fluids

You'll want to be sure your vehicle's fluids are topped off and clean so that they can perform performance efficiently even on the coldest days. Fluids to check include oil, brake fluid, coolant, and washer fluid.

Prepare Your Tires

It's especially important to stay on top of your tire pressure in the colder months. That's because most will lose about a pound of pressure per square inch for every 5 degrees Celsius the temperature falls. You'll also want to take a look at the tread and condition of your tires. If they are worn or have cracks and bulges in the sidewalls, a new set may be in order. In fact, it may be in your best interest to invest in a set of winter tires, as they can significantly improve traction on slippery roads.

Inspect Belts and Hoses

The belts and hoses are components that help run your engine and play a big role in vehicle functioning. A visual inspection for bulges, cracks, or leaks can save you the headache of a breakdown this winter.

Replace Wiper Blades

Another simple step you can take to prepare for winter weather conditions is to replace your wiper blades. Installing a new set of blades can significantly improve visibility. Consider ones that are specifically designed for winter for added protection.

Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter

Our Service Centre can provide any of these services and more to help you prepare your vehicle for winter. Contact us to schedule an appointment today!