Winter Driving Checklist

Five Most Important Things To Do Before You Drive This Winter Season

It’s important to be prepared for this upcoming winter season. Not only do you need to make sure your car is mechanically sound, but you should make sure your car your car has all the supplies it needs for any situation. Here are 5 basic things your put on your car’s winter checklist.

So, if you’re having any reservations about your vehicle’s winter readiness, schedule an appointment online today at an AAMCO Utah location near you. We will make sure your car is in tip top shape to drive. Winter is upon us, prepare yourself! 

Prepare yourself, Winter is coming!

Don't let a little ice and snow hold you back! Get your car's seasonal maintenance!

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Pack A Winter Emergency Kit:

You should always be prepared for any situation. Your emergency kit should be packed with tire chains, snow boots, a shovel, flares, an extra coat, hat, gloves, non-parishable foods and snacks, a blanket, cat litter or sand and a phone charger.

Maintain Proper Antifreeze Levels:

Without antifreeze, the water in your radiator will freeze when the engine is cold. Water expands when it freezes, leading to potentially expensive damage. Take good care of your radiator!

Keep Wiper Fluid Tank Full:

When ever you think about it, check your wiper fluid resevoir levels. Make sure you have fluid that works well in the low temperatures and perhaps even one that has De-Icer mixed in to keep your windows clear.

Make Sure You Have Four Good Winter Tires:

Make sure your tires have enough traction to maintain control on icy and snowy road conditions. Winter tires are best for this, making sure you have thick enough tire treads. 

Fuel Up! Don’t Get Yourself Stranded Somewhere:

Don’t let yourself get stranded in a bad situation. Prevention is better than cure — keep it above a quarter tank. More fuel means more idling & heating available if you get stuck.

If you have questions about your car’s road readiness, or about car repair and maintenance topics, AAMCO Utah can help. Come to your local AAMCO Utah store for a complete multi-point inspection. We’ll help you keep your car running reliably so you won’t have to worry about whether your car will start in the next cold snap, or if you’ll weather the next blizzard. Schedule an appointment today!

AAMCO Utah Can Help Prepare For Winter

Don’t ignore the signs, schedule an appointment at your local AAMCO Utah location this fall and ask about our diagnostic check and we will give your car a full run down to get your winter checklist checked off! We will take care of your car and get you back on the road safely in no time.

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