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When spring is fast approaching, most of us like to do some spring cleaning around the house and in our lives. A lot of us fail to remember that our car, like other things this time of year, also requires some spring cleaning and preparation for that warmer weather!
This time of year brings a lot of changes to our surroundings. Your car has been through a cold winter season and therefore needs to have its body checked to see how it is doing. After winter, many car owners notice things like battery drainage and other types of malfunctions due to the nature of colder weather. We want to provide you with some great tips we like to do for our cars to have your car glowing like the nature around you in spring!
Wash Your Car: Our first tip is simple. Washing and detailing our car goes a lot further than just getting the car looking shiny. Washing your car can get rid of road salt and any winter elements that have accumulated during the colder climate. Washing your car also gets rid of any buildup, making it much easier to inspect!
Have Your Tires Inspected: During the cold winter months, your tires might have experienced a series of things that can easily go unnoticed. Taking your car in for an inspection can ensure your car's tires are aligned, rotated, and have the proper air pressure. This simple but effective tip will ensure your car is ready for the warmer roads that lie ahead.
Check Your Car's Battery: It is possible that during the winter months, your car battery could have drained faster than usual. If you notice a lag when starting your car, that is an indication that your battery might need replacing. Luckily, you can get your battery checked for free by most auto repair shops. By taking this easy step and seeing professionals, you can ensure that the battery is the problem and not something else that could have cost you more in the long run.
While springtime is approaching, it is easy to get on the right track for some spring cleaning and preventive maintenance on your vehicle. Here at Autotrend Diagnostics, we would love to do the work for you. We strive to provide our clients with a stress-free auto repair experience. Please schedule an appointment for maintenance or service from our expert mechanics. See you soon! Don't forget to Like us on Facebook for news and updates.