Fall is coming! It may not feel like it during the day, but the temperatures have started to dip at night and we know it’s only a matter of time until that chill is in the air permanently. We’re sure you’re ready for the season – getting out your fall clothes, planning your Halloween costume, and buying anything and everything pumpkin spice. However, is your car ready for the change in weather? Our Charlotte auto service techs are here to give you some tips to make adjusting to the dip in the weather a bit easier on your ride… check it out!
Let our auto service techs inspect your car before the temperatures drop
The first thing you want to focus on in the fall are your tires. As the leaves fall and the weather gets chillier, the roads get slippery due to dead foliage and more precipitation. Your tires should be in excellent shape in order to give you the traction you need for a safe driving experience! Our Charlotte auto service techs can perform an inspection to check things like tread depth, wear and tear, and inflation. If you’re in need of new tires (or simply need a rotation), they can handle it for you!
Next, think about your brakes! They’re another important component of fall driving safety. Like we said, the roads can be more slippery AND you’re more likely to be taking holiday road trips. Toyota of N Charlotte recommends scheduling brake service so our auto service techs can inspect your entire brake system and make sure you’re able to come to a quick and efficient stop, no matter where you’re traveling.
You should also consider your headlights. Fall means shorter days, which means you may be driving in the dark more often! Plus, fall light is different than the bright summer light we’re used to. Have our Charlotte Toyota service techs check your headlights to replace any burnt out bulbs or perform a restoration if necessary.
Get ready for shorter days and colder weather with Charlotte Toyota service!
When was the last time you had your heating system checked? It was probably the furthest thing from your mind this summer, but cold weather will be here before you know it. Have our car maintenance techs at Toyota of N Charlotte check your system to ensure your heater works properly and also that your defrost is doing its job!
How about your fluids? A fluid inspection is always an important part of seasonal car maintenance; as the weather gets colder, your car will have to work a little harder to get the job done. Make sure it’s got the right fluids in terms of oil, coolant, windshield wiper fluid, etc. and that the types being used are right for your car AND the impending weather!
Is it time for you to head into our Toyota service center and get your car ready to roll into fall? Call us today at (888) 378-1214 to schedule an appointment and learn more about our car service specials for money-saving opportunities!