Monthly Archives: October 2014

Protect Your Car This Winter !

PROTECT YOUR CAR THIS WINTER

This winter, driving conditions are set to become increasingly difficult and dangerous. But a few minutes maintenance could see your vehicle through the worst winter has to offer. With plummeting temperatures and heavy snowfalls mean the number of breakdowns can more than double at this time of year. So before the winter weather takes hold, here are our tips for basic motor maintenance that will see you through the winter months.

Regular Servicing

If your car is due a service, get it done before the bad weather.

Battery
The battery shoud be the first priority as during the winter months it suffers from double whammy of cold temperatures reducing the output, and the increased use of lights, heater and blowers placing it under addittional strain.

Tyres
As a car’s tyre are key to both steering and braking. It is essential they are in good conditions. Check tyres for pressure and tread depth.

Windscreen wipers and windscreen
Give your windscreen a thorough clean inside and out and top up your screen washer fluid witjh antifreeze.

Check Your Breakdown Cover
Breakdown cover is crucial at this time of year and will give you peace of mind of knowing you wont end up stranded in the cold. Our Full UK Breakdown Cover is only £65.00 a year exclusive to eastside insurance customers.