The Winter Season is Here

Monday, 30 December 2013 by

During the late autumn and winter months, corrosion of automobiles and trucks from road salts occurs at an alarming rate. State DOTs have progressed from the use of sand and salt, sodium chloride, to calcium and magnesium chloride for street, bridge, and highway de-icing/anti-icing. These new road salts are more effective at de-icing our roads

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Have the battery and charging system checked for optimum performance. Cold weather is hard on batteries. Clean, flush and put new antifreeze in the cooling system. As a general rule of thumb, this should be done every two years. Make sure heaters, defrosters and wipers work properly. Consider winter wiper blades and use cold weather