With fall quickly approaching, it is important to have your vehicle ready for the chilly temperatures ahead. Although it does not snow or get too terribly cold here in South Louisiana, you still need to have your car service and ready for the fall weather that will soon be upon us! All Star Ford has compiled a few tips and recommendations in order to get your vehicle in tip-top shape before the season changes!
- Replace Wiper Blades
The purpose of wiper blades is to completely clear the windshield. Cracked or worn blades won’t do an adequate job. Check the blade’s rubber to ensure it is flexible and operate the wipers to see that the blades clear the glass. Replacing worn out wiper blades will ensure your safety when driving on those wet days!
- Check the Heater/Defroster
Driving with an improperly working heater isn’t fun or safe during the cold winter months. Driving with fogged-up windows is an accident waiting to happen. Check front and rear window defrosters to ensure they are properly heating. If necessary, have heater and defroster systems repaired!
- Check under the hood
Looking under the hood will allow you to identify any obvious signs of wear or items that need replacing or fixing. Look for leaks, cracks or loose clamps in the cooling system and squeeze the hoses and replace any that are spongy-feeling or brittle. Inspect the underside of drive belts for fraying and replace as required. If you’ve noticed any engine noises, experienced sputtering or other engine problems, have one of our highly trained technicians thoroughly inspect the engine and make any necessary repairs!
These are just a few things All Star Ford suggests you check before the fall season rolls around! Taking care of your vehicle and routinely getting it serviced will ensure your vehicle will last a lot longer! Make sure to schedule your service appointment, and view all of our Service Specials!
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