Even though we don’t have the typical snowy winter conditions, it’s still important to get your vehicle winter-ready. Our Porsche service department at Porsche Jacksonville can make sure your vehicle is prepared for the season.
Change Your Engine Oil
It’s important to check the recommended maintenance schedule in your owner’s manual to see when an oil change is due. However, even if a change isn’t due, we recommend having your oil inspected and changing it if need be. The cooler weather can affect how freely your oil flows, so you want to make sure it’s as fresh as possible.
Check Your Fluid Levels
Your engine oil isn’t the only fluid in your vehicle that needs to be routinely inspected. Use this time to also check the other fluids in your vehicle to make sure they don’t need to be filled or replaced.
- Brake fluid
- Power steering fluid
- Transmission fluid
- Windshield wiper fluid
Inspect Your Tires
While winters are typically drier in Jacksonville, we’ve just gotten through one of our rainiest seasons. This can cause your tires to wear down faster than normal. Check your tire tread to make sure that they will still provide the inflation you need.
Rotate Your Tires
Now is also an opportune time to rotate your tires. Rotating your tires helps to keep them from wearing down unevenly. Uneven wear can leave you prone to flats, so this preventative task is crucial.
Replace Your Windshield Wipers
After a rainy season, it’s also a good idea to switch out your windshield wipers. Typically, it’s recommended to change your wipers once a year. But, in areas like Jacksonville, where the yearly rainfall is so much higher than average, twice a year is ideal.
Contact our Porsche dealership in Jacksonville, FL to get your vehicle winter-ready today!