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Friday: 7am – 5pm

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Improving the Visibility when you Drive

by | Sep 25, 2014 | Auto Repair, Checking Engine Fluids, General Car Maintenance, Oil Change


When you are driving, it is important to have the best visibility that you can. This can help to determine if there is something in the road that you will need to avoid. The visibility is important because seeing the best that you that you can, will help prevent an accident. If there is a crack or divot in the windshield, it could impair your visibility when you are driving. Make sure to bring the vehicle in so the windshield can be inspected and repaired or replaced. This can help to allow the best visibility possible when you drive.

The Windshield Wipers should be replaced when Needed

In order to see better when the weather is poor, you will need to have properly working windshield wipers. This can help improve the visibility, as well as clearing off the windshield when you drive. If there is debris and road grime that form on the windshield, it is important to remove it as soon as possible. This can lead to a distraction as you are driving. Also make sure that the wipers do not chatter or do a poor job at removing the debris. If you notice this, make sure to bring the vehicle in so we can replace the windshield wipers for you. It is recommended to do it at the start of each season so this provides you with good visibility. If you are unsure if the wipers are in good condition, we can also check them for you.

Checking the Fluid level

If you are inspecting the windshield wipers, also make sure to check the wiper fluid. This should be at the line indicated on the reservoir. If you notice you have to fill the reservoir often, it could mean there is a leak in the system. Make sure to schedule an appointment to bring the vehicle in so we can inspect it for the source of the issue. It is also a good idea to carry extra windshield wiper fluid in your vehicle. This can help prevent an issue if you are in a place where you cannot purchase wiper fluid. If you are driving where dirt or road grime splash on your windshield, you will want to run the washer fluid so the windshield is as clean as possible. If you notice any issue with the windshield wipers, make sure that it is looked at as soon as possible so you able to have the best visibility when you drive.

The Lights should be Correct

Besides the windshield wipers, you will also want to check the lights on your vehicle. The headlights and taillights should be inspected regular. These are important because the not only do the lights help you to see, but they help others to see you as well. If you are turning, the vehicle behind you will notice the turn signals for which way you are going. This can help prevent an accident. If you are unable to check the lights, make sure to bring the vehicle in and we can inspect them for you. This can help provide a safer ride when you drive.