You never know Wisconsin weather! Here are nine winterization tips for your vehicle.

October 20, 2010


Car Winterizing Recommendations
Consider these car winterizing suggestions before the temperature drops:
  • Place snow tires on your vehicle.
  • Check your tire pressure.  Cold temperatures cause tire air pressure to drop since gases contract when they’re cold.
  • Check your four-wheel drive system for malfunctions.
  • Change the oil in your engine and check the viscosity grade.
  • Have belts and hoses inspected.
  • Inspect wipers and refill wiper fluid.
  • Check your car battery.  Extreme temperatures can cause your vehicles battery to operate at less than 50%.  If your battery is over three years old, have it tested.
  • Check the antifreeze mixture.  The ideal mixture of antifreeze and water in your radiator is 50:50. 
  • Place a roadside emergency supply kit in your car.

Information courtesy of Pam McCarthy, First Weber Group Insurance Services

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