Did you know cold weather puts an added strain on your car battery? When temperatures drop into freezing levels, your vehicle must work harder upon startup and also run its cold weather functions like heating systems, wiper blades, and the defroster. There are simple steps you can take to winterize your car battery and ensure its best performance through this chilly season:
Check the Fluid Levels:
- Pull of the cap off the battery to get to the hydraulic fluid inside.
- Using a hydrometer extract some fluid to check the level and condition
- The hydrometer tool will give you a “low”, “fair”, or “good” rating
As the weather gets colder outside, the transition from using your A/C to your heater in your car may take you by surprise. How can you be sure you are ready for the colder seasons? Do you know if your heater is working properly? We can help you with all your heating system questions and concerns to get you ready for this winter season!
Did you know your car heating system works by using the excess heat that is put off from your car’s combustion process? It warms the cabin by filtering and redirecting that heat into your vehicle. Your car’s cooling system works by removing the rest of the heat that could cause damage to your engine. The heating and cooling system are made up of many different parts that are important to maintain to not only keep your car engine cool, but you and your passengers warm in freezing temperatures.
This press release recently went out for Boyd's Tire & Service Center:
Boyd’s Tire & Service Center has seven highly rated locations around Central Ohio, locally owned and operated in their communities since 1996. Boyd’s Tire & Service Centers are known for their expert service and unbeatable offers on everything from new tires to basic services and repairs. Always trying to be the leader in the automotive service industry, Boyd's Tire & Service Center’s focus is on maintaining relationships with their customers that will last a lifetime, by combining service by ASE trained technicians, with top of the line products, and a friendly customer experience.
Beginning now and running through December 31, 2014, Boyd’s Tire & Service Center is offering an unbeatable oil change special, their best offer yet on much needed seasonal automotive maintenance. Get a standard oil change fo ...[more]