These icy temperatures can cause problems for your vehicle if you're not prepared. If you don't take a few minutes to check under the hood now, you could be in big trouble after the cold front arrives.
At Greg's Automative Service and Tire Repair, the garage is packed with vehicles in need of maintenance in preparation for the sub-zero temperatures.
"We should always make sure that everything is in order so when it does hit us unexpectedly, we're ready for it," said owner Greg Lusby.
He said a good place to start is by checking all of your vehicle's fluid levels. "Your fluids, such as power steering fluids, transmission fluid, your oil. Always make sure your fluids are kept in check. And another thing you need to watch is your windshield washer fluids."
You should also check your radiator fluid, battery, tire pressure, wiper blades, and don't forget your belts and hoses.
Lusby said if these are in bad shape, the extreme cold makes the even bad situation worse.
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