Getting Your Volkswagen Ready for the Winter in Amarillo, TX
When the seasons change, it’s always a good idea to go through the maintenance and service necessary to prepare your car for the coming season. For winter, this process is called winterizing your vehicle. Winterizing your Volkswagen allows it to work properly throughout the season and enable you to avoid the common perils that come with the cold weather. At Street Volkswagen of Amarillo, we provide these winterizing services, and we’ve put together a list of what they are so that you know how to take care of your vehicle.
Our Top Ten Services to Get Your Car Ready for Winter
HVAC Inspection – Your HVAC systems are a key component of your climate control system, so it’s important to make sure such vital systems like your heating, defrost, seat warmers, and steering wheel warmers are in good condition.
Tire Inspection – The tread and pressure of your tire determine how safe it is to drive on that tire, so we’ll ensure that your pressure is adequate and your treads will grip the icy roads.
Battery Testing – Testing your battery lets you know whether or not you need to replace it before the Winter season.
Battery Inspection – One of our expert technicians will assess your battery’s state and inform you of any external issues with the battery and its housing.
Check WIndshield Wiper Blades – The windshield wiper blades preserve your visibility while you drive, which is crucial in cold weather and winter storms. We want you to have windshield wiper blades that can effectively remove the water and precipitation from your windshield.
Brake Inspection – Brakes are also a vital safety system, which is why we check them from top to bottom to make sure you can stop when you need to.
Washer Fluid Change – To combat the freezing temperatures, you should change your windshield washer fluid to a winter blend.
Check/Replace Coolant and Antifreeze – This is a standard exchange service that refreshes your antifreeze’s ability to keep the coolant system from freezing over when not in use.
Windshield Crack and Chip Inspection – We’ll find any cracks or chips that need repairing before the cold can get to them.
Preparing a Roadside Safety Kit – Our experts will help you know what to put in a safety kit meant to help you if you get stuck on the side of the road during winter weather.
Come to Street Volkswagen of Amarillo for Your Car’s Winterization
Winterizing your vehicle is a matter of planning for the future and making sure your car’s systems can handle the weather and precipitation. We’re happy to help, so set up your appointment online or by phone today!