It’s the winter and the changing weather makes it the most challenging time of the year for your car. One day the weather is wet and windy the next it is icy and the roads are treacherous.
These changes mean you need to ensure you cart is ready for the winter. Make sure your battery is in good condition. The cold mornings mean your started has to work harder, so your battery has to deliver more power. Fog, dark mornings and evenings, heavy rain and poor visibility mean you are driving with your lights on much more and also your heaters and wipers all drain your battery. This means your battery has to be in top condition and your alternator working correctly.
Have you checked that you have the right amount of anti-freeze in your car? If there’s a sharp frost, your engine could be severely damaged.
It is a legal requirement to ensure that your washer bottle is full, so make sure you also carry some extra screen wash, just in case you run out on the road.
If there is any doubt that your car is ready for the worst of this winter, then come in to Harper Motors and get your car checked.
Make sure you are safe and legal this winter.