Monthly Archives: February 2017

Winter Car Care

Winter Car Care

Hi, Rusty Belden from our family at Belden's Automotive & Tires. With the start of 2017, most of us are busy getting organized and trying to stick with our New Year's resolutions. But have you ever prepared a New Year's resolution when it comes to caring for your car? Did you know that old man winter can affect your vehicles components? Here are some common questions we get asked that can be fixed by regularly maintaining you vehicle during the winter months. Why does it never fail, it's so cold outside, wind is blowing, and I head out to work and my vehicles battery is dead? Cold temperatures reduce a vehicle's battery power so it is important to keep the connections clean, tight and corrosion free. Batteries won't always give warning signs before they fail, so a good idea is to have your battery tested periodically. Gas tank half full or half empty during the winter months? Resolve to keep the gas tank at least half ful ... read more