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Preparing Your Car For The Winter Season
Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) As colder temperatures are upon us - it is time to get your car ready for winter.
But, what does your vehicle really need to get checked?
Mechanics at AAMCO in Twin Falls are busy inspecting vehicles.
This is all part of preparing drivers for winter temperatures.
"It's not only a mechanic issue it's a safety issue. We get lots of leaks and batteries; winter is hard on the car because of the big temperature change,” said Loren Baker, AAMCO.
Before you take your car into get looked at, here are some tips from triple a.
Make sure your tires are at the correct pressure. Proper pressure can be found in the owner's manual.
When it comes to battery care, extreme temperatures are hard on batteries, so check the cables.
You also want to check your wipers and make sure they aren't worn, cracked, or brittle and top off the wiper fluid
"It is extremely important especially if you're going on trips it's defiantly something you want to do,” said TJ Wilkins, Rob Green.
Getting your car a checkup as fall temperatures move into Southern Idaho.
As soon as you know it, snow will be falling soon.
Snowstorms may not be part of the immediate weather forecast.
However, tomorrow marks the date for legal use of studded snow tires in Idaho.