Ah, winter driving: a dreaded activity in regions with snow, ice and cold. We have to get around, but winter driving poses risks to our safety and our vehicles. That’s why it’s extra crucial that you take steps to get your car shipshape and winter ready.
O’Reilly Auto Parts – our #SafetyForTheSeason campaign sponsor – is in the business of helping save people hassle and minimizing driving risks in the winter. We’ve curated a list of O’Reilly products that’ll help you stay safe, warm and moving this season.
Engine performance, horsepower, mileage and lifetime are all dependent upon getting your oil changed at the appropriate times. Where should you go to find out how often you need change yours? Most manufacturers indicate you should get an oil change every 5,000 – 7,000 miles
, but be sure to check your owner’s manual and the oil change sticker you probably have on the inside of your windshield. O’Reilly is currently running a number of oil specials:
Antifreeze is crucial in subzero temperatures. Run out when it’s too cold out for your car, and you could be out of luck. So be sure you’re stocked up! For $9.99 a gallon, take your pick: O’Reilly Dex-Cool Compatible or Conventional Green Pre-Mixed Antifreeze. Find out if either is right for your vehicle using O’Reilly’s antifreeze tool
3. Brake pads
High-quality brake pads are another must for the winter – and any time of the year, for that matter. Because they help your vehicle come to a safe and complete stop, almost nothing is more important when it comes to car maintenance. You can find BrakeBest®
ceramic brake pads at O’Reilly this season.
Dead battery = car won’t start. Enough said. Stop by for free battery testing at O’Reilly, where there should also be SuperStart
Extreme batteries available.