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How to Get Your Car Ready for Spring

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There are several things to consider when preparing your car for the spring after the cooler winter temperatures begin to subside.

Read on to learn some tips on how to get your car ready for the spring season.

Steps to Take

Examine the Battery

While it’s true that car batteries have a tendency to die in the winter, it is also possible for batteries to die in the summer. It is common for national auto care chains to offer free battery testing, so you can discover whether you need to replace yours before your old one fails.

Check the Tires

It is common for cars in the United States to be fitted with all-season tires. These types of tires tend to become stiff when exposed to colder temperatures, especially those below 20° Fahrenheit (F). This stiffening has the potential to prompt cracks and other damage to the rubber.

Many national auto service retailers offer free tire inspections. In addition, you should have them take a look at your tires’ air pressure and have them rotated. Conducting this maintenance will provide you with a better grip on rain-slicked roads.

Replace Wiper Blades

Since winter can be so tough on wiper blades, it’s a good idea to replace yours before the spring rain begins. The last thing you want is for streaks to cloud your windshield during the first heavy rain of the season.

Have Your Brakes Checked

It’s wise to have your brakes inspected before spring begins so you know they’re in an adequate condition when the rain starts to fall.

We’re Here to Help

If you find yourself injured in a car accident in Nashville as a result of someone else’s negligence, the attorneys at Witherington Injury Law are here to help. Our team has handled a great deal of personal injury cases and we are well-versed in this area of the law. Don’t hesitate to contact our firm with your case right away.

Call Witherington Injury Law today at (615) 697-6503 for a free consultation.