The weather has already began to get colder. Are you prepared?
While it seems like just yesterday that you were lounging, soaking up the hot sun, those days have passed and it’s time to face the undeniable truth – it’s getting cold out there. So while you pack away your summer clothes and begin to bring out the winter sweaters, jackets and scarves, remember that your car also needs to be prepared for the cold. When your car experiences problems in the cold weather, it’s probably because you didn’t prep it for frigid temperatures. But there are other reasons that your car breaks down. Let’s take a look at some of those reasons that a car break downs, as well as some ways you can avoid this.
Top reasons for car breakdowns:
There are many common reasons for a low or dead battery in your car, including a bad cell, a battery terminal that is corroded and preventing the battery from charging, an old battery, leaving the lights on in your vehicle for long periods of time and the alternator not charging the battery. To prevent a flat battery, you will need to make sure to check the battery every month in nice weather and during the weather weathers, check your battery every week.
Flat tire or blowout:
Before you find yourself stranded on the highway with a flat tire or a blowout tire, there are many things you can look for to prevent this from happening, such as tread wear, tire pressure, damage to your tires, and foreign objects in your tire, such as nails and screws.
Running out of fuel
In addition to simply running out of fuel to the point of your car breaking down, there are other reasons why fuel can cause a breakdown. When you put the wrong type of fuel in your car, it can also have a negative effect on your vehicle
There are five major causes as to why your engine may overheat in your vehicle, including a stuck thermostat, a leak in your cooling system, a faulty water pump, a bad cooling fan, and a clogged radiator. Make sure you check all aspects of your engine to ensure you are safe.
While there are many unexpected reasons for your car to experience problems, there is one thing you can rely on and that is professional auto service from PLR Auto Spa. The next time you need expert and reliable service for your vehicle in the Philadelphia area, visit www.plrautospa.com or call 215-636-0636.