Winter Maintenance Tips

Winter is here, so it’s important to make sure your car is ready for potentially harsh conditions. A bit of prep and servicing may reduce the impact this time of year can have on your vehicle.

Checking the following can help you be prepared for potentially harsh winter conditions:

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Fuel

To help prevent moisture from freezing in the fuel line, aim to add a bottle of deicer to your tank once per month.

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Heater/Defroster

To provide driver visibility and comfort for all passengers, be sure your heater and defroster are in good working condition.

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Windshield Wipers

Be ready for winter weather by replacing old wiper blades, using windshield washer solvent and storing an ice-scraper in your vehicle.

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Tires

Pay special attention to your tires by examining for remaining tread life, checking tire pressure once a month and rotating as recommended.

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Emergencies

Be prepared by packing an emergency kit including items like gloves, boots, blankets, flares and a small shovel.

Maintenance recommendations based on information from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). Maintenance recommendations are for informational purposes only. Enterprise Car Sales makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, completeness, or results of following these recommendations. Actual maintenance recommendations may differ based on factors specific to you, including age and model of your vehicle, your driving habits, and road conditions. Consult your vehicle’s owner’s manual for further information about maintenance of your vehicle.