It's getting chilly out, and it's only going to get colder. Fall officially doesn't end until December 21, but at DeNooyer Chevrolet, we're already wearing our winter coats. It's important to make sure that your Chevrolet is ready for the change in seasons, which is why we offer our winter service tips. Here are just a few things you can do to prepare for the cold.

  • Check on your battery: It's more difficult for your battery to operate in cold weather than in warm weather. You don't want to get stuck in the snow with a dead battery, so make sure your battery is in good shape.
  • Change your oil: The cold can affect your oil's performance. Your oil won't freeze, but it will become more viscous, and that means it performs less effectively. It is important to change your oil about twice a year, so a good time to change your oil is when the temperature changes.
  • Put on your winter tires: Tires are made of rubber, and rubber can harden in the cold. Tires designed to give optimum traction in the summer become cold and hard in the winter, and reduce your control on the road. Winter tires are designed to be extra pliable in cold temperatures, and they give you the traction you need when it gets cold out. Of course, they're designed for cold, not heat, so make sure to take them off again in the spring.

Those are just a few things you can do to make sure your ride is winter ready. If you'd like a little extra help, just pay quick visit to our service center, and we'll take care of you in no time. We've got just what your Chevrolet needs.

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