Get your car ready for winter
Cold weather care tips
- Duration 3:26
- Date Dec 30, 2012
Cold weather care tips
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-- welcome back.
Give your gloves on because it is cold outside the heels of yesterday's snowstorm in the northeast what better time to talk about -- -- your car -- right now Lauren fix is also known as the car coach.
She's here to walk us through some important it's nice to -- -- fantasy -- you're here on an important day because as I you know.
People really need to start paying attention to this I noticed my car yesterday tires are low gets about a minute but people don't take these precautions and they're simple.
May now and it's very serious I mean this is your transportation to get your kids in school to get to work to get where you want to be at your -- not running right that's a problem.
I mean the cut -- counsel tells us that nine out of ten vehicles have something wrong with them on the road and this is something you're trying to do this you don't want to wait.
Until you're stuck in the -- then it's too -- we lifted up the hood here because we start here -- on different fluids and you've got some jumper cable right died in this what batteries are number one in the -- the amplification of what's gonna be wrong with your car is huge -- -- -- number one your car -- trouble starting yeah.
Yes you should have -- -- a jumper cables but really get the battery replaced it's not that expensive.
It's really Smart thing to do.
Also don't forget headlights 80% you're driving decisions are based and visibility into headlights out seriously get up next some fluids literally gotta top these off deaths winterize some of the different fluids right there are nine fluids and our cards to -- it would dirty and clean cool looks like the school and -- two years old.
This is clean cool and that's a regular as a result of a long life -- If you don't know we have check -- owners -- that's gonna tell you what needs to be done you can buy high drama there for a dollar.
It is amazing what you can learn in the owner's manual -- what types of flu originated your car right.
Absolutely engine oil as well and you know -- is really important for purples in -- with Iran and all my cars.
No matter -- their older and you because you're gonna get a longer life better fuel economy.
And it's really important lubricate that engine because -- that will freezes and you live up in the northern half of the country right you're not starting a car.
What is next wiper blades now most of what have a regular wiper -- like this a winner wiper blade is your best choice it has a jacket on just like we're wearing.
They're not that expensive any auto parts store will install them for you for free do not leave them on your -- because they will look like a mess.
-- that is not why the police six months here every six months changer blades.
Also check your tire pressure you were saying you -- tires yeah.
Tire pressure is really important.
Digital games under ten dollars what happens because it's it's getting colder it's condensing so it looks like you need a little bit more -- -- -- -- degrees and outside temperature change -- ten degrees outside temperature change you -- injured prior partial I have been to Denver to two pounds in the -- and we deal check the number inside your driver's door.
That is the correct temperature for your specific car also right inside your driver's door -- The other side right outside to check tires -- -- really truly make a difference I'm having this dispute with people all the time.
But -- really check the tire -- the drink is better breaking better handling winter tires make a difference you have this Clark -- here which is a Smart chip with does that change your tire -- -- right.
How many people don't haven't -- -- change your tires if you have a flat listen I'm not addressed important or you -- -- -- -- on the road.
That means and what makes sense I mean -- seven minutes one and goes into the light and enter into the tire.
Press the button and these are 125 dollars investment and emergency kit and then these things I -- He's -- -- -- abundant snow right hand warmer in some protein bars.
In the important car chargers really important and if you don't know how to do all stuff that car care guide is free.
I'm with the car care council and it's -- not for profit group we're just trying to help you be right front around.
Lauren great to see you great tips if you miss any news website Dave what is coming up on the show he went -- from.