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Should I Lift Up My Wiper Blades Before a Snowstorm?
It's a good idea to lift up your car wiper blades before it snows. If you don't, you could get a burnt out window wiper motor or bent wiper arms.
4 Essential Things to Know About Winter Driving
Driving in snow is different than how you normally drive. Drive more slowly, keep your car clean, and use your car equipment carefully to stay safe.
3 Essential Things to Know About Snow Tires and Snow Chains
Snow tires are made to grip on wet, snowy roads. Snow tires are also made of higher quality than regular all-season tires. Snow chains go over the tires of the vehicle...
How to Rid Your Car of Ice
It’s no secret that ice is not fun to drive on. It can make it hard to steer your vehicle, and even harder to stop it. But the tarmac...
Top 5 Ways to Make Your Car Wipers Last Longer
Car windshield wipers wear out eventually. Lift your wiper blades when it snows and clean the blades to increase the lifespan of your wiper blades.
How to Use a Paper Bag to Keep Ice Off Your Windshield
Winter weather can make driving difficult. Snow and ice decrease visibility and cause roads to be slippery. You have to factor in extra time to warm up your car in...
How to Drive a Prius in the Winter
Driving during extreme weather conditions brings its own challenges. For example, snow and ice can make roads slippery, causing drivers to lose control of their vehicles. It can also...
How to Put on Snow Chains
Putting snow chains on your car tires makes winter driving safe and easy. It's smart to practice installing snow chains before snow starts to fall.
How to Release a Stuck Parking Brake
The parking brake is an important braking component that is only used...
How to Get Ice Off Your Windshield
Windshields need de-icying when ice accumulates in winter. Ice is removed by scraping with a credit card, spraying de-icer, or using warm water.
5 Essential Things to Know About Driving in Bad Weather
Knowing how to drive in bad weather will help you stay safe. Drive slowly, brake early, and prepare for black ice to drive safely in bad weather.
3 Essential Things to Know About Your Car’s Windshield Wipers
The windshield wiper is attached to the hood of your vehicle, and keeps the windshield clean from rain, snow, and other debris that collect on the windshield. The arm of the windshield wiper is...
Are There Windshield Wipers that Work Better for Snow?
It seems you can’t go wrong choosing wiper blades to use in warmer climates. Any wiper blade with a good quality rubber edge does the trick. When snow and ice enter the equation,...
How to Buy Good Quality Snow Chains
If you live in an area where snowfall is a possibility, then you need to be prepared for winter driving conditions. That means having a set of tire chains in your trunk...

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Which wiper blades work best in snow?
There are several other types of wiper blades, the most common and affordable being the traditional frame-style wipers. These windshield wipers have a metal frame that the wipers are mounted onto. Beam-style wipers conform to the windshield and do not...
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Why Should I Lift My Wipers Before a Snowstorm?
It is recommended to lift your wipers before a snowstorm or when the chance for ice to form on the windshield is evident as this can cause the wipers to freeze in place. A wiper arm or blade can freeze...
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What should I know about using snow cables?
While your SUV is equipped with tires capable of handling both mud and snow, if you live in an area where significant wintertime snow accumulates, you’ll probably want to invest in a set of snow cables (not chains – it’s...
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If Im planning to go to the snow what are some key things I should do to my car?
Hi there. Before going on the trip, the car should have snow tires or chains to eliminate any possibilities of your car sliding. Also, the vehicle should have fluids specialized for the cold temperatures that will be encountered. If any...
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snow mode engaged
If the snow mode is engaged and works in your Vectra, then the most likely failure is simply of the switch itself. If it's a basic on/off switch, you could remove the switch and use a jumper wire to mimic...
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My snowmobile ran once and has not started since.
You need to have the engine compression tested to see if it has lost compression. If you have low compression, then you may need to replace the piston and rings. Try spraying some starting fluid into the engine to see...
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Check engine and maintenance lights come on while bucking. But only when it's snowing. Otherwise everything is fine.
Hi there. What seems to be happening is the wheels are spinning out of control and the traction control is coming on. The feeling could be the wheels jerking the vehicle around and making your vehicle feel like its bucking....
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How to defrost 1999 Honda Civic's front and side windows. front takes so long to melt
Hi there. the way the defroster works is the is heater on and the air conditioning is on to dry the air on the windows. The air conditioner compressor cycling on and off frequently is normal. Check the defroster vents...
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Is it safe to use snow cables that are for wheels that are 1" smaller.
Hello. You definitely should not use them. That one inch of difference will allow the cables to come loose which can cause some serious damage to the vehicle. You need to use the cables that are made for your exact...

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