Monthly Archives: October 2019

5 Winter Auto Maintenance Tips

As we write this blog post, Boulder is getting its first snow of the season. That means colder temperatures and potentially dangerous driving conditions are just around the corner. Now is the time to get your car or truck winter-ready. Here are five auto maintenance tips that could keep you from being stranded in the cold or getting into an accident: Pay attention to the battery Car batteries and frigid temperatures aren't a great combination. If you can't remember the last time you replaced the battery, then your vehicle could probably use a new one. At The Shop Automotive, our technicians can easily test your current battery if needed. One more thing worth mentioning here: Figure out how to jump-start a car just in case you find yourself stranded this winter. The last thing you want to do is put your safety at risk while waiting for a tow. Replace wiper blades Even the best-performing wiper blades must be replaced at some point. If you're starting ... read more