Monthly Archive: August 2014

Methods That Help In Protecting The Car From Cold


Winter is not a very pleasant season for cars when compared to the other seasons. Especially, if there is snow, then the case will be worse. Hence, it is necessary to take proper precautionary steps in order to protect the cars from such cold climate. The cold climate and low temperature will affect the car parts. Here are some points that will be handy in this situation. First of all check the tire pressure. In fact, the temperature plays a vital role in the tire pressure as they are directly proportional.

According to the Gay-Lussac’s law if the temperature rises then the pressure will also rise and similarly the vice versa is also applicable. During the winter seasons the low pressure in the vehicle tire is possible. Before taking the car out have a look at the tire pressure and do the needful for the safe journey. Next point to be noted is the tire tread. This tread will be responsible for tracking the road and avoid the situations like sliding, and slipping that leads to an accident. This cannot be ignored easily and is concerned with the safety of the car and its travelers. 3/32″ tread depth is necessary for safe driving, and 5/32″ of tread depth will be a better choice.

Use all season tires in the car as it will be creating fewer problems. Many people will not think about this point during the cold seasons i.e. washing the car. Many people ignore it as there will be very less dust during this period, but they forget the features like salt, ice and snow on the road. Especially, the snow storms will be having a very bad effect, so it is essential to clean the exteriors of the vehicle. Have a look at the corrosion resistance of the vehicle too as possibilities of corrosion is more in this period.