Comes calendar winter. The experts decided to remind you how to properly prepare their “iron horse” for operation in the cold, the motorists who are in no hurry to do that.
Driving in winter has its own nuances and inconveniences associated with the deteriorating road conditions and low temperatures. To avoid unpleasant surprises, it is enough to perform a few simple procedures. The experts briefly mentioned the major points that you should pay attention to motorists. The first is, of course, winter tyres. Experts advise not to tighten with the “pereobuvku” wheels. Attempts to save on the matter of increase chances to get into an accident.
Before the onset of severe cold weather, you must also check the condition of the systems cooling and cabin heating. When a faulty thermostat the engine can’t reach operating temperature, and in the cabin will be cold. It is advisable to replace the cabin filter, which is under strong pollution impairs the performance of the “oven”. Check the seals of doors and Windows. Even small gaps can significantly reduce winter temperature.
The frost place high demands on the battery and the electrics of the car. The old battery should be replaced. In the presence of parasitic currents and self-discharge is not superfluous to install a ground disconnector. It is inexpensive, easily mounted and will not allow the battery to run down in the Parking lot. In addition, better stock up on useful equipment: a good tow rope, collapsible shovel, wires for the “booster”, as well as a reflective vest and bright lights on the case of a forced stopover.