Spring 2022 Auto Maintenance Tips  
 

Performing maintenance on your vehicle in the spring season will allow it to operate reliably and will reverse any damage or wear and tear from the winter season. Many drivers make the mistake of neglecting the care of their vehicle after the harsh weather conditions in the winter, which can shorten its lifespan. Here are a few of the top maintenance tips to follow to get more use out of your car in the spring.

Swap Out Your Winter Tires

Replace your winter tires with standard tires to avoid getting excess use out of the winter tires when you no longer need them. This is also a good time to change your oil and top off your coolant and brake fluid. The standard tires that are added to your vehicle should have enough air to ensure you drive safer and have enough traction.

Wax the Outside of the Car

Waxing your car's exterior will make it look new again and can allow it to glisten in the sunlight as you get around during the spring season. A new coat of wax will also act as a barrier on your vehicle and reduce the risk of scratches forming. It's also worth cleaning the interior to remove crumbs, mud, and debris. Hose off the floor mats to remove grime that can stain and discolor the materials. Dust off the interior door panels and the dashboard to create a clean setting that is comfortable to spend time in each day.

Test the Air Conditioner

Test your air conditioner to confirm it's still working reliably and will keep you cool as the temperatures start to rise. Test each speed and feel the vents to ensure cool air is blowing through in the front and backseat. If you notice any issues, reach out to a mechanic to repair the problem.

Remove Items From Your Emergency Kit

Items like snow boots and blankets that are in your emergency kit are no longer needed in the spring season. Remove the items and replace them with extra water, non-perishable snacks, and new batteries in your flashlight. You can also examine the jumper cables to confirm there aren't any frayed wires present.

Contact our team today to learn more about how you can perform maintenance on your vehicle in the spring to restore it to its original condition. Our experts will provide you with additional tips and can answer your questions.