5 easy ways to make sure your vehicle is Winter ready

By Pye Motors

The mornings are darker, evenings cooler and extra jumpers are out… yep, Winter’s rolling in. It’s incredibly important to make sure your vehicle is in tip top shape and ready to take on the Winter months.

Here’s our 5 easy tips to get Winter ready -

1. Check your oil

Oil tends to thicken as it gets colder, and if it’s too thick it won’t do the best job of keeping your engine lubricated. Check your oil and stay safe.

2. Enough grip?

You should check your tyres all year around but it’s particularly important to check them in the run up to Winter. Check the air pressure and consider switching to Winter tyres.

3. Make sure you can see?

When was the last time you changed your windscreen wipers? You should change your blades once a year… if it’s been a while, make sure you get them changed now and you’re ready for whatever weather comes our way.

4. Check your battery

This is an ideal time of year to make sure your battery is in tip top condition. Many Winter breakdowns are caused by battery failures as low temperatures will have a direct effect on your battery's capability.

5. Prepare an emergency kit

There’s no harm in being prepared, especially if you’re planning any long road trips in the coming months. Pack essential items in your vehicle in case of a break down. A blanket, torch and extra warm clothing are great examples of welcomed items if you’ve broken down in the cold!

If you’re looking to give your vehicle the full Winter prep, book it in for a service with our local team and make sure it’s in tip top condition to take on whatever the weather in the coming months.

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