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How to Maintain Your BMW in the Winter

How to Maintain Your BMW in the Winter

Are you a BMW owner? Are you wondering what you can do to maintain your vehicle during the winter months? Well, you are in luck, in this article we will discuss exactly that matter.

Why don’t we start off with the visibility needed to drive during the winter, and really any season throughout the year? Since windshield wipers are much less effective when the conditions are harsh, you will need to make sure that yours are able to perform well even in snowstorms. Windshield wipers have an expiration date as any other thing and when their time comes they might be able to do the job in the summer or in the spring, however doubtful, but in the winter they will be more than useless. Also pay attention to the windshield wiper fluid in your BMW, and remember that for the winter months it needs to have antifreeze properties. Also, remember to keep it topped off.

Let us move on to the tires of your BMW vehicle, as always they are where your car meets the road. They will absolutely need to have enough tread to have a good grip on the road you are driving on, even more so when the weather is cold, and the roads might be snowy or icy. The other thing is that you would want to change them with winter tires, as they are specifically designed for the weather during this season. Keep an eye on the pressure of the tires as well, because due to the fact that the weather is cold, the pressure in the tires suffers negatively, so you will need to check it more often than not to make sure it is in the appropriate levels.

What we left for the end is the car battery of your BMW. When the weather is cold outside the battery of the car suffers negatively. You will need to take your BMW to an auto repair facility where a mechanic would be able to test it and let you know if it can get through the winter without causing problems. It might need to be charged or replaced altogether, so bear that in mind.

All through the winter, keep your BMW in a garage throughout the night, drive carefully, and make sure that you take the vehicle to a specialist so that he can asses the condition of the items mentioned above.

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