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Car Winter Checklist

Car Winter Checks   Few things you need to check to Winterise Your Vehicle. Most unwanted thing to any driver break down in cold, harsh winter weather. According to AA ‘’ On the 2nd December last year, the AA reported attending to an average of 1,150 breakdowns every hour.’’ So doing the winter checks on car is the best idea to avoid any unwanted big expenses.     If you’re due for a tune-up, have it done before winter sets in. Winter magnifies existing problems such as pings, hard starts, sluggish performance or rough idling. Battery and charging system                                                       Have the battery and charging system checked for optimum performance. Cold weather is hard on batteries and alternator. Radiator Clean, flush and put new antifreeze in the cooling system. As a general rule of thumb, this should be done every two years. Visibility Check Make sure heaters, defrosters and wipers work properly. Consider winter wiper blades and use cold weather washer fluid. As a general rule, wiper blades should be replaced every six months. Tyre Check Check the tyre tread depth and the tyre pressure. If snow and ice are a problem in your area, consider to use special tires designed for winter. During winter, tire pressure should be checked weekly. Braking System Have the brakes checked. Without any doubt braking system is the vehicle’s most important safety item. Exhaust system Have the exhaust system checked for carbon monoxide leaks, which can be very dangerous during cold weather driving when windows are closed.   Lights Check to see that exterior and interior lights work and headlights are properly aimed. Oil Be diligent about changing the oil and filter at recommended intervals. Dirty oil can spell trouble in winter. Consider changing to “winter weight” oil if you live in a cold climate. Have your technician check the fuel, air and transmission filters at the same time.   Other Motorists should also keep the gas tank at least half full at all times to decrease the chances of moisture forming in the gas lines and possibly freezing. Drivers should check the tire pressure of the spare in the trunk and stock an emergency kit with an ice scraper and snow brush, jumper cables, flashlight, flares, blanket,…

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LPG Car Purchase Tips

LPG car purchase tips/Advice Buying Used LPG cars? If you would like buy a car which is already LPG converted make sure to check following things carefully.  Here is some LPG car purchase tips. Well some check we all need to do before buying a normal car as well. Before purchasing a LPG system installed car you need to check couple of extra things to make sure car been installed LPG system properly from an Authorised LPG conversion workshop. Installed by Certified Experts: Very first thing you need to look that vehicle’s LPG system is installed by UKLPG certified experts or from Authorised workshop. They are very well trained experts to install LPG system on a car or van to make sure expected efficiency. If LPG installer’s information is not available you might rethink before make a final decision. UKLPG Registration: UKLPG keeps record of all approved LPG Converted cars details. All converted cars on LPG in the UK should be on the UKLPG register, means they have been converted and inspected by an approved converter on the UKLPG scheme. You can easily find out if the car you are looking at is on the register by entering the car number plate on the UKLPG website.     Service History and MOT: Unlike other cars you need to check service history of LPG installed car as well. All information about services and repairs information and LPG system’s checking history as well. Like regular cars you might want to have look on millage on dashboard and MOT certificate as well. Test Drive on Both Fuels: This is one of most important LPG car purchase tips. With any car purchase you need to take it for test drive to check it on the road. If you would like to buy LPG converted car you need to check car is running smoothly on both fuels. Usually LPG car starts with Petrol or Diesel and switch to LPG automatically very soon. BY EastEnd & Digital Marketing Partner Other Vision Digital Marketing Agency Reliable SEO Agency  National Seal Sanctuary Cornwall PPC Agency Colposcopy Courses London   MRCOG OSCE Courses London Visit St Ives Cornwall Thins to do at St Ives