Winter is here and it's time to put your luxury vehicle away for the season. While it may be fun to drive your luxury car in the snow, taking care of your vehicle during the winter months is necessary if you want it to last for years to come.
Here are some tips to help you take care of your luxury vehicle during winter:
-If you live in an area with heavy snowfall, make sure that your car has enough tread on its tires before driving on snowy or icy roads. This can help prevent accidents from occurring.
-Make sure that all windows and sunroofs are closed before driving through a snowstorm or heavy rain fall. This will help prevent damage from occurring due to moisture buildup inside of your vehicle. Clean the windows and mirrors. Dirt and grime can build up on the exterior surfaces of your car during winter because it's harder to wash them off in cold temperatures, so brush off as much dirt as possible when cleaning it inside and out. You may also want to invest in Rain-X Wiper Treatment or another wiper fluid treatment if rain gets trapped between the windshield wipers and glass window surface causing scratches.
-Wash any salt or road grime off of your exterior as soon as possible after driving through an area where salt has been used for ice control purposes. Salt can cause rusting and corrosion on exterior parts such as bumpers and wheels, so removing it as soon as possible is recommended.
- Change the oil. The oil in your car protects it from overheating and corrosion, so make sure you change it every 3,000 miles. This will ensure that your engine runs smoothly and makes sure that your car doesn't break down unexpectedly.
- Check the tires. Your tires will wear out faster during winter because they're constantly exposed to the elements, so check them regularly for signs of wear and tear. If they look worn out or are low on air pressure, replace them before they get any worse!
If you still have questions about winter car care, give us a call at Queen City Auto Rebuild. Our team of experts are always glad to share their knowledge!