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How To Prep Your Car for Rainy Weather

How To Prep Your Car for Rainy Weather

Driving through the rain requires extra attention and caution. For instance, it is easier for cars to slide on wet roads as the tires have to have enough tread to channel the water out. If you want to avoid the dangers of driving in the rain, please remember to follow the maintenance tips below: Measure the Tire Tread on All Four Tires – A penny test will do the trick as to determine when your tires need to be replaced. All you need is to insert the penny in the tread with Lincoln's head upside down. If you no longer see the top of his head, your tread is fit to drive in the rain. If Lincoln's head and hair is exposed, it is time for a tire replacement. Examine Brake Pads and Brake Fluid – Driving on a slippery ground can overwork your brake pads and even brake fluid. Your brake components have to be in good, working order to allow effective braking. Test the Windshield Wipers – Check to make sure your windshield wipers aren't leaving streaks, skipping ... read more