How to prepare your car for winter
• How to prepare your car for winter
Winter Is Coming. So car owners is the time to start preparing for a fierce colds and other "joys" of the winter period. If you do not, you can seriously pay. Unprepared car will not only break down regularly, but can even cause a state of emergency on the road, will endanger the driver, passengers and pedestrians.
1. Brake Pads
is recommended to replace the brake pads to the new Prior to the onset of winter. When will be replaced, it is necessary to pay attention to, the cylinders are in what condition. If they were the traces of brake fluid, the cuffs are likely to wear and tear. Change should brake fluid itself.
2. Fill to the brim
Automechanika recommend that all drivers with a warm garage and injector engines before going to the bitter cold to fill the fuel tank with fuel cars completely. The fact is that the more air in the tank, the more it will vapors and, consequently, the greater will be the crystallization of which is harmful to the entire fuel system.
The most obvious thing in the preparation of the car for the winter, which, as practice shows, sometimes drivers forget. To drive on summer tires in winter is dangerous. Also, do not ride on the old tires. The height of the tread should be at least 4 mm. And even before the winter season should increase tire pressure by 0.2 bar.
If the start of the first cold battery began to fail, and the car will not start, then first of all it is recommended to check it with distilled water level. Also it is necessary to recharge the battery and check the density of the electrolyte. If it has fallen below the target of 1.27 points, then either bring it back to normal, or change the battery.
Body - this is one of those parts of the car, which is under constant pressure from external factors and stimuli, especially strong influence exerted on it in the winter. Therefore, it would be good to think about rustproofing before employees of public utilities will sprinkle the road with sand and salt.