There’s nothing quite like taking a fall drive; the colors are incredible, and the cool air flowing though the open windows feels great. But as temperatures drop and days get shorter, don’t forget that winter is right around the corner. Before the weather turns nasty, follow these simple tips from Basney Honda to prepare your car for winter.
As the name implies, antifreeze keeps your engine from freezing over when it gets cold. Of course, this is especially important in winter. Changing your antifreeze is cheap and easy; it could save you from being stranded in particularly harsh weather.
Check your tires
Tires that are underinflated or threadbare will underperform in any conditions, but it’s particularly important to make sure your tires are in good shape in winter when icy or snowy driving conditions are more common. Colder temperatures can cause the air in your tires to condense and lead to under-inflation; so, as it gets colder, make a habit of keeping an eye on the tires.
Stowing some important emergency items in your car before winter hits could save you from a whole lot of trouble down the road. Before it’s too late, stock your car with a blanket, extra gloves, an emergency cell phone charger, and a couple bottles of water
For many drivers, winter is a stressful season for driving, but with these easy tips, you’ll be road-ready all year long!