To Do: How to Prepare Your Car for Spring and Summer

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People often think that winter is the worst season for driving. And they are probably right! But did you know that it’s just as important to get ready for driving in the spring and summer weather as it is to get ready for the winter weather? While we don’t get snow and ice in the warmer months like we do when it’s cold out, there are still plenty of driving hazards when the weather turns warm. We are an automotive service and repair shop serving Golden Valley, and we have a few recommendations on how to prepare your car for spring and summer. Check Your Alignment We all know that one of the worst parts of winter isn’t the weather: it’s the potholes! Get your car’s alignment checked by a reputable automotive service and repair shop, like Auto Electric. Potholes can affect the alignment of your car, and that can cause a host of other problems. Check Your Tires After the winter months, you might not give your tires another thought. But it’s important to make sure they are properly inflated year round. You should also get them checked by an automotive service and repair shop like ours to make sure they are still in good shape. We can check the tire treads and let you know if you need new tires. Check Your Brakes Driving up and down the slippery streets can take a toll on your brakes. Get them checked out by an automotive service and repair shop to ensure you don’t need new ones. Check Your Wiper Blades Bad, rainy weather can hit any time of year. You relied on your wiper blades to keep snow and ice off of your windshield during the winter, and you will rely on them to keep rain off of your windshield during the spring and summer. Make sure you get your wiper blades replaced if they don’t work as well as they used to. Our automotive service and repair shop can help with that too. Check Your Battery Take your car to an automotive service and repair shop like ours, and we can take a look at your car battery. We can test it to make sure it’s still functioning properly. That way, you get a better idea of when you might need a new battery for your car. And we can also clean the posts and connections Do you need a trustworthy automotive service and repair shop in Golden Valley? Call Auto Electric at 763-537-1221 or you can contact us to Schedule an Appointment.

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