Moving Ahead September 2016

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Car Care Checklist AAA suggests inspecting the following items for winter driving: OIL Change your engine oil and oil filter at the intervals recommended by your car’s manufacturer.

ENGINE PERFORMANCE Have engine drivability problems corrected as soon as possible at a reputable repair shop.

COOLING SYSTEM Flush and refill the cooling system with factory approved coolant at the interval specified by the manufacturer. (A 50/50 mix of coolant and water is usually recommended.) WINDSHIELD WIPERS Replace worn wiper blades and fill windshield washer system with winter formula solvent. If your climate is harsh, purchase beamtype or rubber-clad wiper blades that help prevent ice build-up. 14

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