spotlight Winter is coming. Here are 10 ways to minimize cold weather car problems McClatchy-Tribune Oct 22, 2018 0 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save It’s time to do some winter maintenance on your car. Here are 10 tips that can minimize winter car problems. Intro It’s time to do some winter maintenance on your car. Here are 10 tips that can minimize winter car problems. Dreamstime Defogging windows Use A/C for faster demisting. The cool air from the air conditioner will dry the air, removing the moisture. Dreamstime Wipers Check windshield wipers, front and back, replace if necessary. Check for bad windshield contact and streaks on glass. Dreamstime Wipers turned off Ensure wipers are switched off if leaving car when there’s risk of freezing. Wipers can break if forced when car is turned on. Dreamstime Treads Check condition, pressure and tread depth. Dreamstime Trunk Check you have a working jack and wheel brace. Dreamstime Tires Consider changing to winter or all-season tires. Dreamstime Electrics Ensure lights, rear screen heater are off when starting the car. Dreamstime Battery Use starter in short five-second bursts, leaving 30 seconds between attempts can allow the battery to recover. Dreamstime Visibility Check all lights work, are clean; headlights aimed correctly. Dreamstime Antifreeze Use the correct antifreeze; ask auto shop if unsure. Dreamstime Tags Wire Sweeps Dccar Autos Car Repair Winter Weather Tires Mct Tns Featured Dealers Martin Chrysler Dodge Jeep 1422 Main Street, Union Grove, WI 53182 262-878-1226 Website Anthony's Car Company 3317 Durand Avenue, Racine, WI 53405 262-770-4598 Website Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Most Popular Driver involved in Pleasant Prairie crash had been shot in head, survives Disturbance reported at Horlick; woman "barges in," allegedly makes threats Union Grove man, two teens reportedly burgled Raymond sheds Year in jail for wife who struck and severely injured husband with car Alleged heroin, marijuana, cocaine dealer charged Related Ads Creative Auto Restyling & Sunroofs - Convertible Top Repairs & Replacements - (262) 752-9658 American & Foreign Automotive Specialists Jim Gottfredsen-Owner 42 years Joe 709 Roger Palmen promotion Exclusive offer: Subscribe to digital for just $5 a month Don't miss this special price! Subscribe to skip the surveys, support local journalists, and get unlimited digital access. promotion Check your summer vacation photos: One could win you $1,000 Then let your friends know they should vote for your photos. The contest voting period is July 17-23.