The kids are back in school, the days are growing shorter, and you’re surrounded by pumpkin spice everything. All this can mean only one thing: fall is quickly approaching. It’s also a great time to give your car a little TLC. Not sure where to start? Check out these great fall car maintenance tips.

Battery

Unfortunately, car batteries don’t last forever, which is why it’s important to check in with your vehicle’s battery a few time a year. This fall, make sure your car’s battery is still holding a good charge and is free of excessive corrosion. Our expert technicians at Clark Chevrolet can help check your battery and replace it if necessary.

Tires

Your car’s tires are the only things separating you from the road, so it’s crucial to regularly check in on them. Monitor your car’s tires carefully, checking for proper pressure, tread, and alignment. Rotating your tires whenever you get an oil change is best practice to help your tires wear more evenly.

Headlights

Fall and winter are typically dark, cold, and wet, which is why proper visibility is so important. As fall approaches, take a moment to make sure all headlights and working and replace them now if necessary.

Wash and wax

While it might seem like a purely cosmetic concern, washing and waxing your vehicle’s exterior is a great way to protect it against the elements as the cold season approaches.

Bring your car to Clark Chevrolet for a fall tune-up so you can enter into the holiday season safe in the knowledge that your car is prepared to take on the cold weather.

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