Cold-Weather Care

Regardless of the climate you live in, it's a good idea to know how to take care of your car when the temperature drops. The mechanical components of your car or truck can be affected by colder weather, which could result in a repair bill and inconvenience.

These tips cover some of the most common winter troubles. From deicing your windows, without cracking them, to making sure your heater and defrosting system work properly, you can find what you need to keep your mode of transportation from breaking down.

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   De-Icing Your Car Door
One of the most common issues that a car owner can face during the winter is their door getting iced shut. Instead of being locked out of your car until the next thaw, learn the trick to de-icing your car door.

   Deicing Your Windows
During the winter months, or even a freak spring storm, it isn't uncommon to find the windows of your car covered in ice. Deicing your windows can be a bitterly cold experience, so why not learn the best possible ways for both preventing ice from forming on your windows and removing it in a hurry when you need to. Here's how.

   Ensuring Your Heater and Defroster Works Properly
As the weather starts to get cold, we tend to turn up the heater in our car. Don't wait until the last minute to find out if your heating system works. Take a look here to find the best way to ensure that your heater and defroster work properly.

   Winter Battery Care
When winter rolls around, there is pretty much nothing that is affected by the cold weather than your battery. Instead of taking the risk of having to buy a new battery for your car every time the temperature drops below freezing, learn some basic winter battery care.