Prepping Your Vehicle for Winter

Prepping Your Vehicle for WinterIt’s that time of year again when the weather begins to get colder and pretty soon there will be blankets of snow as far as the eye can see. It’s wintertime! Most of us know all too well of how much wear this adverse weather can cause to our car and trucks. But the pros at Pippin Towing are here to provide you with some helpful tips on prepping your vehicle for winter.

Check your tires: Normally in the winter months, you can expect snow and ice which can cause slippery conditions. Having good tires with deep treads are key to staying on the road and out of a ditch on the side of the road. Be sure to have your tires checked for proper levels and adequate treads

Check your fluid levels: If you want to keep your engine from freezing, it’s pertinent that you have you have your antifreeze topped off. To check your antifreeze levels yourself is as simple as stopping by an auto supply store and picking up a kit. But if you just want to be sure, contact a professional.

Pack an emergency kit: If you happen to find yourself in a tough spot and stuck on the side of a road, you don’t want to be ill prepared. Although we will do our absolute best in getting to you as soon as possible. We recommend packing a box a with a flashlight, some snacks, blankets , and a few other things that would be useful to you during an emergency.

The mixture of ice, snow, and bad weather can mean bad news for you and your vehicle without the proper precautions. So if you find yourself needing or tips on prepping your vehicle for winter, pick up your phone and give Pippin Towing a call at (636) 937-0797.