spotlight Winter is coming. Here are 10 ways to minimize cold weather car problems McClatchy-Tribune Oct 22, 2018 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save It’s time to do some winter maintenance on your car. Here are 10 tips that can minimize winter car problems. Intro It’s time to do some winter maintenance on your car. Here are 10 tips that can minimize winter car problems. Dreamstime Defogging windows Use A/C for faster demisting. The cool air from the air conditioner will dry the air, removing the moisture. Dreamstime Wipers Check windshield wipers, front and back, replace if necessary. Check for bad windshield contact and streaks on glass. Dreamstime Wipers turned off Ensure wipers are switched off if leaving car when there’s risk of freezing. Wipers can break if forced when car is turned on. Dreamstime Treads Check condition, pressure and tread depth. Dreamstime Trunk Check you have a working jack and wheel brace. Dreamstime Tires Consider changing to winter or all-season tires. Dreamstime Electrics Ensure lights, rear screen heater are off when starting the car. Dreamstime Battery Use starter in short five-second bursts, leaving 30 seconds between attempts can allow the battery to recover. Dreamstime Visibility Check all lights work, are clean; headlights aimed correctly. Dreamstime Antifreeze Use the correct antifreeze; ask auto shop if unsure. Dreamstime Tags Sweeps Wire Dccar Autos Car Repair Winter Weather Tires Mct Tns Featured Dealers Quality Auto 550 E. 1st St., Casper, WY 82609 307-337-1160 Website 307 Motors 641 E Yellowstone Hwy, Casper, WY 82601 307-337-3830 Hills Auto Sales 802 E Yellowstone Hwy, Casper, WY 82601 307-235-9900 Website Program Motors Plus 1030 W Collins, Casper, WY 82604 307-315-6702 Website Paradise Auto 5555 Cy Avenue, Casper, WY 82604 307-265-7777 Website Honda of Casper 3801 CY Ave, Casper , WY 82604 307-577-9333 Website Whisler Chevrolet 2200 Foothill Blvd, Rock Springs, WY 82902 307-362-5677 Website Coliseum Motors 6351 East 2nd Street, Casper, WY 82609 307-577-9999 Website Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Load comments Most Popular Two people get jail time for driving from Arizona to Wyoming with children in the trunk Biologist wants to train wolves to stay away from humans Former Wyoming Sen. Al Simpson eulogizes George Bush at national funeral Fire destroys west Casper home Two Jesuit priests who served on Wind River Reservation named in report of clergymen accused of sexual abuse Related Ads SONNYS RV - Ad from 2018-12-10 UNION TELEPHONE - Ad from 2018-12-03 PLAINS TIRE & BATTERY - Ad from 2018-12-01 promotion Digital or delivery? Subscribe today Click here to view our current packages, including daily home delivery and low-cost digital subscriptions. promotion Activate your digital access Already a subscriber? You've got unlimited access to Trib.com. Click here to create an online account, or link your existing account to your subscription.