Pre­vent prob­lems be­fore they oc­cur

Win­ter weather is hard on your ve­hi­cle. This fall, get a com­plete check-up of your:

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BATTERY

Your mo­tor needs a fully charged battery to start in cold weather. Clean battery posts and check the charg­ing sys­tem and belts. Re­place weak bat­ter­ies be­fore they fail.

IGNITION SYS­TEM

Re­place de­fec­tive ignition wires, cracked dis­trib­u­tor caps and worn spark plugs, since they can make start­ing dif­fi­cult or may cause a sud­den break­down.

BRAKES

Check or ser­vice your brakes to en­sure even brak­ing. Pulling, change in pedal feel, or un­usual squeal­ing or grind­ing may mean they need re­pair.

TIRES

Check pres­sures of­ten, es­pe­cially be­fore any high­way driv­ing. Prop­erly in­flated, qual­ity win­ter tires will give best trac­tion on win­ter roads and in­crease fuel ef­fi­ciency.

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