Providing Proper Winter Maintenance Is Essential For Keep Car Insurance Costs Down

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --A has released a new blog post that explains how to properly provide car maintenance during winter. A car which has been properly maintained has a lower probability of being involved in an accident or suffering a breakdown. The new guide highlights the following:

Replace the coolant. The preferred mixture of coolant and water inside a car's radiator is 50/50. However, during winter, and particularly when the weather gets extremely cold, use mixtures between coolant and water 60/40, and even 70/30.

Replace windshield liquid. Use special washer fluid that doesn't freeze during the winter. In winter condition, getting as much visibility as possible is essential.

Inspect windshield wiper. If the wiper's blades are overused, consider replacing them.

Check the battery. The cold temperatures of winter can severely reduce a vehicle's battery power. It is recommended to replace the car battery once every five years. Even if the battery is relatively new, it is recommended to check its ability to load a charge.

Check the tires. Make sure tires have plenty of pressure and at least the legal tread limit.

Keep gas tank full. When driving in bad winter weather is essential to have the gas tank as full as possible. A full gas tank can help to reduce the moisture in the fuel system, and it adds extra weight to your car that is helpful when driving in snowy and slippery conditions.

Have a safety kit prepared. It's important always to be prepared in case an emergency appears. Because of the severe conditions that can arise during winter, these items are recommended to be kept in the trunk: matches, a torch, survival candles, road flares, extra clothing, safety vest, antifreeze, windshield fluid, fire extinguisher, shovel, sand, traction mats, emergency food packs. On board the vehicle, you can hold these items: gloves, blankets, flashlight, roadmaps, first aid kit, ice scraper, snow brush, water bottles, and food (non-perishable

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