Car Battery Tag

October is officially known as National Fall Car Care Month in the United States. It is a great reminder to get caught up on any routine maintenance services that are overdue. A few fall auto tips to help prepare for the cooler temperatures include inspecting your tires, getting a battery check, and scheduling an oil change. Also, keep reading for some suggestions to avoid common fall driving hazards.      Car Care Month: Fall Auto Tips Routine Maintenance Check your owner’s manual to see if you have any mileage marker (30/60/90k) services that have been missed or are approaching. Performing routine maintenance on your automobile is the easiest and most cost-effective way to prolong the life of your vehicle. Battery Check Winters can be harsh on car batteries. Extreme temperatures and inclement weather can shorten battery life. Battery maintenance should include: Removing corrosion from the terminals & cables. Using a bracket to secure the battery in the engine compartment. Avoid using electronics when the car is not running. Try to make trips last 10 minutes or longer to allow the alternator time to charge the battery. These practices can help prolong the lifespan of your car battery. You can schedule a battery check with your auto service center to see how...