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  1. Fall Car Care Month Checklist: Winter is on the Way

    October is Fall Car Care Month, and the Car Care Council reminds motorists that checking their vehicles before the temperatures drop is a sensible way to avoid being stranded out in the cold and the unexpected expense of emergency repairs. “The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle that breaks down in cold, harsh READ MORE »

  2. April is National Car Care Month: Turn to Spring Car Care After Rough Winter

    Many vehicles were neglected during the recent brutal winter months, and could use a little extra care by now. The Car Care Council recommends setting aside a little time during National Car Care Month in April to get your vehicle ready for the spring and summer driving season. “Your car has gotten you through one READ MORE »

  3. Six More Weeks of Winter: Is Your Vehicle Ready for the Unexpected?

    With six more weeks of winter on the way, according to Punxsutawney Phil, you can’t predict if you’ll find yourself stranded like motorists recently were in Atlanta. It’s best to be ready for the unexpected and make sure your vehicle is performing reliably and properly equipped with an emergency kit, says the Car Care Council. READ MORE »

  4. Sub-Zero Wake-Up Call: Winterize Your Vehicle Now

    The recent record cold weather in most of the country should be a wake-up call to motorists who have not yet winterized their vehicles, says the Car Care Council. “Sub-zero temperatures can stress out a vehicle, as well as its driver,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “The recent record low temperatures are READ MORE »

  5. Win $50: Winter Car Care Twitter Contest

    Is your car ready for winter? Get it ready and you could win $50 gas money for the holidays! All you have to do is join us on Twitter and share winter car care tips: To be eligible to win: Follow the Car Care Council on Twitter at @CarCareCouncil Tweet or Re-tweet one of our winter car READ MORE »

  6. Weather or Not, Winterize Your Vehicle Now

    The last thing any driver needs is to break down in cold, harsh winter weather. A vehicle check now before winter arrives is a sensible way to be car care aware and avoid the inconvenience of being stranded out in the cold and with the unexpected expense of emergency repairs, says the Car Care Council. READ MORE »

  7. 9 Steps For a Winter Ready Car

    The last thing any driver needs is to break down in cold, harsh winter weather. A vehicle check now before winter arrives is a sensible way to be car care aware and avoid the inconvenience of being stranded out in the cold and with the unexpected expense of emergency repairs, says the Car Care Council.  READ MORE »

  8. 9 Ways to Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather

    Winterizing your vehicle is a wise idea, says the Car Care Council.  An investment of an hour or two to have your vehicle checked is all it takes to have peace of mind and help avoid the cost and hassle of a breakdown during severe weather. “The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle READ MORE »

  9. Winter Weather Tough On Vehicle Engines

    The dark days of winter can have a destructive impact on a vehicle’s engine. Sub-zero temperatures, hard starts and improper fluid levels or usage can shorten the life of a vehicle by damaging its engine. Not to worry, says the Engine Rebuilders Council, as repowering can give a vehicle new life. “Harsh winter weather can READ MORE »

  10. A Word to the Wise: Winterize

    Winterizing your vehicle is a wise idea, says the Car Care Council.  An investment of an hour or two to have your vehicle checked is all it takes to have peace of mind and help avoid the cost and hassle of a breakdown during severe weather. “The last thing any driver needs is a vehicle READ MORE »