Posts Tagged: "Winter Car Problems"

Quick Tips for Troubleshooting a Car That Won’t Start

The kids are ready for school. You’re ready for work. Everybody is ready to go and excited to tackle the day. Everybody BUT your car. It won’t start! Is there anything you can do when your engine plays dead? Yes! Try these quick tips from the crew at Firestone Complete Auto Care. Read More

Help! My Parking Brake’s Stuck

You always remember to engage your parking brake on hills and when you park to protect your transmission from wear and tear. But what happens if you hop into the car and try to disengage the brake, only to find that it’s completely stuck? Learn how you may be able to solve for (and avoid) the most common culprits of a stuck parking brake! Read More

Why Car Batteries Die in Winter

Stumped about your car battery life in cold weather? Many batteries will survive winter, but others won’t be so lucky. Find out why car batteries fail in the winter so you can get ahead of the cold! Read More

10 Things You Must Carry In Your Car During Winter

When the weather is snowy, icy, and downright unpredictable, it’s crucial to keep a few essential supplies in your car. If the unexpected occurs, you’ll be thankful you planned ahead. Throw these ten items in your trunk and you’ll be better prepared for almost anything the winter road sends your way! Read More

How To Unfreeze Your Door Lock

You’re not the only thing that can freeze in frigid weather. Your car lock can too. Watch this quick video to find out how you can unfreeze your door lock with hand sanitizer! Read More

Top Reasons Your Car Isn’t Starting

You turn the car key, only to discover that your trusty ride won’t turn over. You try a few more times, but nothing happens. What’s going on? There are hundreds of reasons why your car might not be starting, but a handful of usual offenders. Read on to see if your car might be suffering from one of these problems! Read More

How Climate Impacts Your Battery

Find out how climate affects your car battery, and more importantly, how you can choose a battery that's made to withstand the weather of your location. Selecting the best battery for your vehicle can ensure you don’t get stranded during a heat wave or a blizzard. Read More

Easy to Learn Winter Car Care Tips

It's never to early to gear up for winter! Fox 6 recently stopped by Firestone Complete Auto Care in Wauwatosa, WI for expert winter car care tips from the pros. Find out what you should pay attention to under the hood and around the car's exterior, plus what to keep in the trunk! Read More

Myth Busted! Why You Shouldn’t Idle Your Car In the Cold

Millions of Americans will soon be waking up to frosty roads, icy windshields, and stone cold engines. If you're one of the many drivers who thinks it's important to turn on your car and let it sit before hitting the road in wintry weather, you could be doing your engine more harm than good. Find out why this winter driving myth needs to be busted! Read More