3 Ways to Keep Your Chevy Prepared for Winter Weather

January 15th, 2015 by

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Winter weather puts undue stress on your Chevy. To help your vehicle continually achieve the best performance, you’ll want to bring it in for regular service. Regular service ensures your car receives the best care and is road ready to handle the demands of winter weather. However, don’t just take your Chevy to any dealership, bring it to us for the most quality service.

We employ technicians that know Chevy vehicles inside and out. As such, they are adept at inspecting and repairing parts. What is more, we stock quality Chevy parts making us a great resource whether you are looking for brakes or tires in Cincinnati. Best of all, we offer these services and parts at affordable prices.

When you do visit us, here are services you can do to ensure your vehicle is ready for the winter demands as well as items you should keep in your vehicle to account for any emergencies that may arise.

Tire Rotations

It’s important to rotate your tires regularly because it will even out the wear on each. This will help you lengthen the life of the tires and give your Chevy superior handling on difficult road surfaces.

To determine when you need to bring your vehicle in for a tire rotation, you should consult your vehicle’s owner’s manual. In there, they will have an outline of scheduled services you should do at specific mile intervals. By adhering to this schedule, you help your Chevy receive the service it needs regularly which can help your vehicle deliver the best in performance, efficiency and handling.

Vehicle Inspection

A vehicle inspection is a great way for your Chevy to receive a checkup. When you bring it in for an inspection, our technicians will examine your vehicle’s components such as its engine, battery, tires, brakes and belts.

This is an invaluable way for you to know how well your vehicle is running. During the inspection, if the technician identifies problems, they can alert you to them and what the best course of action will be. By being proactive with inspections and any repairs that may arise, you reduce the chances of a larger problem occurring in the future.

Pack An Emergency Kit

It’s important to prepare for the unexpected especially during the winter months. If you have a breakdown or an emergency occurs, having a well-equipped emergency kit can make a huge difference. Here are some items you should have in this kit:

  • On your cell phone, you should include phone numbers of emergency responders, family members and if you have AAA or an other travel membership, you should include that number as well.
  • You should also have a first aid kit that includes bandages, wrapping, aspirin, bottled water, blankets, any prescriptions you or any passengers take and food items such as granola bars.
  • You’ll also want to pack a snow shovel, a bag of material such as cat liter or sand for traction and warm clothing items such as hat and gloves.
  • Lastly, you’ll want to pack a kit of tools that can help you make small repairs. In this include jumper cables, a spare tire kit, screwdrivers, pliers and an adjustable wrench.
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