As the winter months approach, many of us must think about getting our vehicle prepared for the snow, ice, slush, and flurries ahead. While Subaru models can often handle adverse weather conditions, they might not prove as effective without basics like fresh fluids, healthy tires, and a well-tuned engine. At Wagner Subaru, our on-site Subaru service center can help with all of your vehicle winterization needs! Schedule a service appointment to have your vehicle winterized here in Fairborn, OH. You will find Wagner Subaru less than 20 minutes outside of Beavercreek, OH.

Getting your Vehicle Winterized

What does it mean to winterize your vehicle? While many service procedures can get applied any time of the year, the following you should consider having completed before the winter months arrive:

  • Winter Tires: Your Subaru should have winter tires or a set of all-season tires that can prove just as effective. In any case, your tires should be in peak health to prevent slippage and to hydroplane on icy or slushy roads.
  • Check Tire Pressure: If you do have a healthy set of winter tires installed, make sure their pressures are where they should be. A loss in any one tire's pressure can result in further damage to it or the wheels, as well as alignment misbalancing and decreased fuel economy.
  • Fluids: Many of the fluids in your Subaru play an active role in preventing situations like engine freezing and corrosion. You should pay special attention to the antifreeze/coolant and then windshield washer fluid. Special winter-friendly washer fluids exist that can withstand sub-zero temperatures.
  • Wipers: Your windshield wiper blades should be in good condition. If you anticipate heavy icing during the winter, you may wish to consider winter wipers designed to cut through ice.

While your vehicle is at our Subaru service center near Dayton, OH, our technicians will also perform a brief inspection to ensure all other systems continue to function normally and that all other maintenance needs receive addressing. In any case, you should also have a winter safety kit in your vehicle, should you end up stranded on the side of the road this season.

Schedule your Appointment Today

If you have not already, you should get your vehicle winterized here at Wagner Subaru. Schedule a service appointment and visit our dealership today to get your Subaru prepared for the winter months ahead!

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