Winter Service Tips For Nashua Area Drivers

The last thing anyone wants is to break down in below freezing temperatures all because they forgot to get a simple maintenance procedure done on their vehicle. Our Nashua area RAM dealership is here to remind our drivers the time is now to get your vehicle serviced! Because of the harsh weather conditions, there are so many things that can affect the health of your vehicle’s components. We come up with a list of items our service center can check for you to ensure you are ready for any bad, snowy weather.Check Your BatteryWhen the temperature gets lower, so does your battery’s power. During colder weather, your car relies on the battery to get it to start. Thus, it’s important to bring it to a mechanic to have: Your battery checked there is a sufficient voltage. If not, replacement may be requiredInspecting the surrounding parts to battery such as cables, belts, and more.Inspect Your Cooling SystemDuring colder weather, your coolant freezes. This leads it to expand, which could create a potential problem with your car’s engine block. In order to prevent this, our service technicians will: Check to see if you have enough coolant to withstand winter’s brutal temperatures.Thoroughly look over the system for any leaks, cracks, or problems.If flushing your coolant is a requirement.Fill Your Windshield Washer ReservoirYou’d be surprised how much windshield wiper fluid you could go through during a single snowstorm. Plus, driving the roads after a storm can lead your windshield to become dirty. You can check yourself if your fluid is up at the right amounts! However, you can also depend on our Jeep service center to do the same for Nashua area customers.How Are Your Windshield Wipers?No matter what time of the year it is, these items need to work properly to keep your view clear during inclement weather. If you notice they are skidding, missing things on your windshield, or leaving marks, it’s time to replace them. You can also consider installing heavy-duty winter wipers because of the amount of snow our area receives. Inspect TiresThese are extremely critical on the road after a snow storm. Your tires should have enough tread to gain traction on the ground to propel you forward. No tread will lead to your vehicle sliding on the road! Our mechanics can tell you when replacement is needed. If you want to make sure you are ready for the New Hampshire winter, consider installing winter tires!Examine BrakesFinally, brakes are an important component of your vehicle to have inspected. This doesn’t need to be just a winter item to be checked. Brakes should be examined every few months. If you feel pulsations, vibrations, or they are not stopping as quickly as they used to, please stop by Contemporary Automotive’s service center so we can have them working to 100% power. They may need to replaced or you could just require more brake fluid!If you have any questions or would like to schedule a service, please contact us at (603) 673-5511. Schedule Service
Source: Contemporary CDJR Blog

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