“It’s about extreme temperatures”, says Bob Fenster, manager at Buchanan’s Service at 80th & West Dodge. That’s when parts fail and cars break down”. Winterizing your car means making sure it’s ready to perform its best for driving in snow and starting in below zero weather. Because if your car fails in the worse of winter, that’s when lots of other folks are also trying to their vehicles in the shop to be fixed.
The easiest way to winterize your car is to schedule a fall oil change at Buchanan’s Service. For no extra charge, Buchanan’s also completes a 16-point inspection that includes those critical components you want to be at their best for winter. Your mechanic will go over the list with you and point out the most immediate concerns so you can prepare your car now to run at it’s prime all winter
Critical factors you should make sure are inspected and ready on your car are:
- Tires – tread and sidewalls
- Brakes – pads and rotors
- Battery – charge and connections
- Antifreeze – best condition and level
- Belts & Hoses – condition
- Wiper Blades – condition
Come to either Buchanan’s Service Center for an oil change and we’ll do a complete performance and reliability check-up on your vehicle, particularly with those critical components needing to operating at their best for winter. Buchanan’s does oil changes and vehicle check-ups Monday – Friday 7:00am – 11:00pm or Saturday – Sunday 8:00am – 5:00pm.