How to Winterize Your Car in Collierville

Jeep Compass driving down street in winter

Before the season changes and the weather gets chillier, you’ll want to take the time to winterize your car. This ensures that you don’t face major automotive issues like getting stuck on the side of the road near Southhaven, MS, or having your heat fail on a long drive from Oxford, MS for the holidays.

6 Tips to Prepare Your Car for Winter

  1. Change Your Oil: Now is a good time to check your oil and get it changed if necessary. The cold weather causes oil to thicken, so you might also want to consider changing to an automotive oil designed for winter during this season.
  2. Check the Heat: Few things are worse than getting in your car on a cold day only to realize that the heating system isn’t working. Prevent this misfortune by getting your heating system inspected at your local service center.
  3. Check Antifreeze Levels: Antifreeze prevents your engine from freezing when the weather is cold, so it’s important that this component is kept at the proper level all winter. You can check the antifreeze level yourself or have it done by a professional.
  4. Keep Wiper Fluid Levels High: The winter brings about plenty of snow, sleet, ice, and sludge, which affects your visibility when you drive. To ensure you can always see clearly, make sure your wiper fluid is filled to the proper level. You can also switch to a winter-specific wiper fluid that doesn’t freeze and helps loosen ice and snow.
  5. Check Your Tires: You don’t want to blow a tire or get stuck on the side of the road in Memphis with a flat, so it’s important to have a tire inspection when you winterize your car. Make sure the pressure in all four tires is at the correct level, and make sure the tire treads aren’t worn down too low. You can also have your tires rotated when you get an oil change.
  6. Create an Emergency Kit: In the event that you do get stuck, you’ll want to have an emergency kit handy to keep you safe and warm until help arrives. You should pack a first-aid kit, non-perishable foods and snacks, bottles of water, flashlights, changes of clothes, blankets, a battery-operated radio, extra gloves, hats, and scarves, an ice scraper, road flares, jumper cables, and sand or kitty litter for poor traction.

Winterize Your Car at the Collierville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Service Department

Feeling prepared for winter driving gives you peace of mind on the road. To ensure that your vehicle is ready, you can schedule a service appointment in Collierville. Whether you need help winterizing your car, or comparing RAM 1500 Crew Cab vs. Quad Cab models, we’re ready to help!

Collierville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Service Specials

OIL & FILTER CHANGE SPECIAL $49.95
Prolong engine life & protect vital engine components!

WHAT WE DO:

  •  Replace oil filter
  •  Change engine oil up to 5 qts.
  •  Check & adjust tire pressure
  •  FREE Multi-Point Inspection
  •  FREE Alignment Check

Most vehicles. Diesels $ synthetic oil extras. Plus tax and shop supplies. Must present coupon at time of write-up. Chrysler vehicles only. Not to be used in conjunction with other coupons or discount specials. Valid only at Collierville CDJR. Expires 01/02/2020

10% Off Vehicle Service

Are you are in need of a major repair or simply routine maintenance? Either way, the team at Collierville CDJR is here to help.

Stop in this month and get 10% off!

10% off discount up to $100.00. Coupon not valid in conjunction with other coupons or discounts. Must present coupon at time of write up. Limit one coupon per person. Does not apply to prior purchases. Not valid on all makes and models. Void where prohibited. See adviser for details. 01/02/2020

Heater Core Flush

Get $20.00 off

Winter is just around the corner and it might be time to flush out your heater core. Flushing out the tubes in the heater core will allow the coolant to flow more easily so there will always be warm coolant to heat up the air going into the cabin.

Coupon not valid in conjunction with other coupons or discounts. Must present coupon at time of write up. Limit one coupon per person. Does not apply to prior purchases. Void where prohibited. See adviser for details. 01/02/2020

Free Code Scan

Modern vehicles are equipped with on board computers that monitor the critical systems in your car and warn you when something is going wrong. Your check engine light is your vehicle computer’s way of telling you that there may be a problem.

So your check engine light is on?

Don’t panic, at Collierville CDJR we offer a FREE code scan to let you know if the problem is simple or more serious. Bring your vehicle by and ask for Chad or Blake! We’ll see you here.

FREE Brake Inspection

Brake system inspection is an absolute must to ensure safety while driving, so take advantage of this FREE service at Collierville CDJR’s Service Department while it lasts.

WHAT WE DO:

  • Check the entire brake system
  • Inspection of the brake pedal
  • Inspection of brake fluid
  • Inspection of brake lines and hoses
  • Inspection of brake assemblies

Plus tax and shop supplies. Must present coupon at time of write-up. Chrysler vehicles only. Not to be used in conjunction with other coupons or discount specials. Valid only at Collierville CDJR. Expires 01/02/2020

Coolant Service

Get $15.00 off

Properly maintaining your vehicle’s coolant system helps keep your engine, your radiator, and you at a comfortable temperature. Fall is upon us but we still have some warm weather ahead of us. Get $15.00 off your coolant flush and finish out this summer comfortably.

Coupon not valid in conjunction with other coupons or discounts. Must present coupon at time of write up. Limit one coupon per person. Does not apply to prior purchases. Void where prohibited. See adviser for details. 01/02/2020

10% Off Cabin Air Filter

It may be time to change your cabin air filter!

Your cabin air filter stops contaminants such as dirt, dust, smoke, smog, pollen, mold spores, and exhaust gases from entering the cabin of a vehicle through the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

When air passes over the cabin air filter, debris is trapped by the filter and stopped rather than being pumped into the car. Eventually, that debris builds up, and the filter needs to be changed to continue to work efficiently.

 

Coupon applies to most makes. Must present coupon at time of write-up. Not to be used in conjunction with other coupons or discount specials. Coupon not valid on prior purchases. Limit one coupon per customer. Valid only at Collierville CDJR. Other exclusions may apply. Void where prohibited. See dealer for details. Expires 01/02/2020

10% Off Engine Air Filter

Is it time to change your engine air filter?

There are many benefits to changing your engine air filter such as: better gas mileage, reduced emissions, improved acceleration, increased engine life and overall improved driveability.

You can see why a clean engine air filter is vital to the proper operation of your vehicle.

Coupon applies to most makes. Must present coupon at time of write-up. Not to be used in conjunction with other coupons or discount specials. Coupon not valid on prior purchases. Limit one coupon per customer. Valid only at Collierville CDJR. Other exclusions may apply. Void where prohibited. See dealer for details. Expires 01/02/2020

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