Winterize Your Vehicle in Coeur d’Alene, ID

January 26th, 2023 by

Winterize Your Car

No matter how much we hate the winter cold and try to manifest warmer weather, we can’t stop the changing of the seasons. So, as they say, “when the going gets tough, the tough get going.” Winterize your vehicle this year and make sure you’re prepared for all that mother nature has to offer. Continue reading to learn all our tips and tricks to have your vehicle ready for the worst parts of winter weather.

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Tips for Getting Your Vehicle Ready for Winter

Here are some of our favorite tips for preparing your car, truck, or SUV for the winter months.

Prepare for Snow Removal

This first tip may seem obvious, but you’d be surprised how often people are unprepared for the first snowstorm of the year. Make sure you keep a snowbrush with an ice scraper inside your vehicle at all times. You never know when you’ll have to uncover your vehicle.

Snacks and Survival Gear

Breakdowns are never fun, but in sub-zero temperatures, they can be lethal. Prepare for the worst and make sure your car has survival gear like snacks, water, warm gloves, a jumper cable, flares, and even a blanket. You never know when being prepared can save your life.

Service Your Vehicle

This year, be preemptive with your next service appointment. By bringing in your vehicle for a checkup, the Dave Smith CDA technicians can ensure everything is working as it should and all your fluid levels and gauges are as they should be.

Install Winter Tires

One of the most important things to be aware of during winter is the change in driving conditions. From snow and slush to sheets of ice, there are far more road hazards to watch out for during the winter than at any other time of year. One way you can make your life easier this winter is to switch to winter tires. Designed to provide better traction during winter driving conditions, new tires can go a long way to improving safety.

The Dave Smith CDA Service Center

The Dave Smith CDA service center is the perfect resource to help you and your vehicle prepare for the winter. Schedule a pre-winter checkup with us to ensure everything is in tip-top shape. We will top off all your fluid levels, change your oil, and make sure your tires are rotated and filled to the proper PSI. We can even outfit your ride with new winter tires. No matter how big or small your repair needs, there is no better place than the Dave Smith CDA service center in Coeur d’Alene, ID. Schedule your next service appointment today.

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Contact Us With Any Questions

If you have any questions or concerns about your car and the coming winter, be sure to reach out to Dave Smith CDA. We are happy to answer all your questions and will help make sure you are prepared for the incoming snow and ice!

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