Keeping your car operating at peak performance means taking care of seasonal maintenance as the year goes on, and fall maintenance is no different. Every driver should prepare their car for cooler weather, especially if summer was particularly hard on your vehicle. Here are some fall maintenance tips from us here at Bill Crispin Chevrolet to help you care for your car!
Constantly using your windshield wipers during summer storms and showers is an unfortunate necessity. As a safety system, your windshield wipers should be checked and replaced every season. It’s better to buy a new set of windshield wipers, especially considering how affordable they are, than it is to risk getting caught in a bad storm with worn wipers.
It pays to inspect your tires with by walking around the vehicle every week or so. You should do a more thorough inspection as the seasons change. Tread wear and abnormalities may arise during and after extreme temperatures. Foregoing a tire inspection could lead to a potential safety hazard.
Oil plays three major roles in the engine, including lubricating vital components. Fresh oil will obviously perform its job much better than old oil. The summer heat can cause oil to thin and become lackluster when it comes to engine protection. Get an oil change before the cooler fall weather arrives.