The winter weather is coming to an end, and soon the warm weather will be here and your car needs maintenance. You need to do things like have the fluids changed and check the tire pressure. You also want to clean your car and inspect it for any repairs that need to be done. The following tips will help with the maintenance your Audi needs before the warmer spring weather arrives:
Winter can be rough on your vehicle and that's especially true for your brake system. You will likely have to give your brakes more of a workout during the winter season as you navigate roads covered in ice and snow. If you want to limit the wear and tear on your brake system this winter, here are some tips for proper brake usage during the worst time of the year to be out on the road.
Winter is no laughing matter. Black ice, sheets of ice, snow, and white-out conditions all lead to accidents. Know what else leads to accidents? Auto repairs that were left undone before you hit the road to go over the river and through the woods to Grandma's house. Avoid the mayhem of an accident, and fix all of the following (if applicable) on your vehicle before you depart.
Brakes are an absolute must on winter roads.
Have you ever been stuck at a light and your car began to jerk aggressively? If so, you were likely experiencing a period of rough idling. Several things can cause a car to perform in this manner, but no matter the source, it's not an issue that is normal, and therefore, is not one you should ignore. Discover some common reasons why a vehicle might perform in this manner.
Is your car ready for the upcoming hurricane season? You don't want to find yourself driving in inclement weather with a poorly maintained car. Here are some of the specific parts of the car you should evaluate to prepare your car for the hurricane season.
The Brake System
The brake system should always be in a good condition whether it is the hurricane season or not. However, an efficient brake system is even more critical in poor weather because you are likely to experience more emergency situations in bad weather.