1) Check your tires
With temperature fluctuations all winter long, you can lose air in your tires. The general rule is for every ten degrees of temperature change, you will gain or lose 1 PSI of pressure. If tires are under or overinflated, you will experience problems on the road. While you are checking the pressure in your tires, it would be a great time to check their tread depth. The tread on your tires is what provides traction on the road. Without sufficient treat your tires will be unable to grip the road, resulting in slippage. It’s super easy to check the tread depth. All you need is a penny. The penny test is simple. All you do is place the penny into your tire’s tread groove with Lincoln’s head upside down and facing you. If you can see all of Lincoln’s head, your tread depth is less than 2/32 inch, and it’s time to replace your tires.
2) Oil Change
Oil changes a super important for your engine. Oil in the engine is used to lubricate and cool. As it moves throughout the engine is naturally picks up impurities. Which is what you want. That being said, you’re engine runs best with clean oil. This is why regular oil and filter changes are essential. Old dirty oil cannot protect the engine as well. Be sure to schedule your oil change with Waynesboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram today!
3) Check your battery
All the cold temperatures of winter can put a vehicle’s battery on its deathbed. The lower temps cause the battery to work harder, slowing down the chemical reactions. With the warmer temps coming in, your battery is now at a higher risk of having those essential battery fluids evaporate and speed up corrosion. The service technician at Waynesboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram would be
4) Wiper blades and wiper fluid
Winter is not your wipers, friend. Ice and snow can do a number on the edges of your wipers. If you have noticed smearing across your windshield or rips in the rubber, then it’s time to replace those old wiper blades. While you check your blades, it’s also an excellent time to check the washer fluid level. You wouldn’t want to get caught in mud on your windshield and no way to wash it off.
5) Check your lights
The lights on your vehicle are so important. Take a walk around your car and check to see if any of them are cracked. Have a friend sit in the driver’s seat and turn on all the lights so you can see if any of the bulbs need to be replaced.
Waynesboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram spring cleaning car care tips!
Knock those winter blues out with Waynesboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram spring cleaning car care tips. Our certified technicians are happy to examine your tires, fluid levels, belts, lights, wipers, battery, and more. With features like free WiFi, early bird, and Saturday hours, along with a Shuttle Service and rentals available, your vehicle maintenance couldn’t be any easier. Make an appointment online today with the service team at Waynesboro Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!