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6407 West Lake Street


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Friday: 7am – 5pm

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Heater Care this Winter

by | Jan 23, 2020 | Car Care Tips, General Car Maintenance, Heater, maintenance



The heater of your vehicle should always be operating correctly and efficiently. If there is any issue you notice, always make sure that you schedule an appointment. Having an issued fixed at looked at when there is a problem is important. This will help to prevent further issues from happening in the long run. When you hear or see something that is a problem, contact us. By doing so, you will help keep your vehicle operating efficiently and in great condition. You can also check the manual to see when the recommended schedule for your car should be.

Turn the Heater on

The heater will keep the interior of your vehicle warm and comfortable. It will also help keep you and your passengers warm. If the heater goes out, you will have a cold car. Any issue you notice with the heating system of the vehicle, make sure to contact us. You will want to have it resolved and fixed as soon as you can. If the heat starts getting cooler, we will need to inspect that as well. This could be an issue with the engine or fan.


Also be aware of how the defrost is working for your vehicle. If it is blowing cold air, then it will not be able to warm up the windshield correctly. When the interior of the windshield is fogged up, you will need the warm air to remove it. Having a fogged up window will lead to poor visibility in the long run as well. Starting the vehicle and letting it warm up is necessary. This allows all the parts and fluids to get warmed up and moving. As you do this, make sure to turn on the defrost to warm up the windshield of your vehicle. After a few minutes, you will be able to scrape the ice on the windshield more efficiently.