Improving Your CarImproving Your Car

About Me

Improving Your Car

When my car died for the fifth time this year, I knew that I needed to do something to improve things. I decided to start looking around for little upgrades that I could do on my own, and I ended up completely replacing the oil and changing out the air filter. The difference was astounding. My car seemed to have more power, and so I decided to keep going with my little tune-ups. This blog is all about improving your car one thing at a time and knowing what to do if you encounter car problems when you are on the road.


Latest Posts

A Short Explanation Of Terms That May Be Used During Windshield Replacement
17 December 2019

Having your windshield replaced is a straightforwa

Planning A Birthday Bash? Why You Should Offer Valet Parking
19 November 2019

Whether you're putting the event together for your

4 Traits Of A Good Full Service Diesel Repair Shop
15 October 2019

Part of owning any type of vehicle, no matter what

4 Hydraulic Troubleshooting Tips To Get To The Bottom Of Dump Trailer Problems
26 July 2019

If you rely on a dump trailer to do daily work, th

Understanding The Effects Of Tire Wear
27 June 2019

Tires are a mystery for many drivers. You know the

4 Tips To Make Your Truck Safer With Brake Maintenance And Care For Winter Weather

The brake maintenance of your truck is important if you want to be safe, but there is also preparation that needs to be done for winter weather. You want to do the usual maintenance to make sure you are ready for any weather conditions, as well as things like having an emergency kit to deal with things like frozen parts. Here are some tips to help make your truck safer with brake maintenance and care for winter weather:

1. Keeping, and Emergency Kit with Deicing Solutions for Brakes

For winter weather driving, you want to make sure that you have an emergency kit to deal with problems. Your repair kit should include basic materials for repairs, as well as deicing sprays to remove ice from parts during winter storms. It is important to have basic truck repair tools to do simple repairs to parts to ensure your brakes are working properly during winter weather.

2. Cleaning Brakes to Prevent Failures Due to Winter Weather Conditions

One of the biggest causes of brake failure during winter weather is to keep the parts of your brake system clean. Before the winter weather starts, make sure you have a brake job done and clean all the parts to reduce problems with failure, frozen parts and your brakes sticking in cold weather. In addition, it is a good idea to keep a can have brake parts cleaner handy for cleaning part when your brakes are giving your problems.

3. Checking and Changing Pads to Make Sure You Have Good Brakes for Snow and Ice

Regularly changing your pads is something that always needs to be done, but it is also something that you may want to do before the winter weather arrives. In addition, since winter weather can be harsh on brake pads, you will want to keep an eye on them throughout the winter months to ensure that they are working properly.

4. Bleeding Brakes and Using Brake Fluid That Has Been Formulated for Better Winter Performance

Routinely bleeding the brakes is important to ensure they are working properly and not causing you any problems. You want to have the brakes bled whenever you change the pads, as well as when you notice a lack of response when you step on the brake pedal. To bleed your brakes, you will want to have the help of another person to step on the pedal or take your truck to a repair shop and have a technician bleed the brakes.

These are some tips to help with the brake maintenance and repairs that you need to stay safe during the winter months. If you need help with brake maintenance, contact a commercial repair service, like C L Enterprises, for help with some of these tasks.