Spring Cleaning Tips for the Car

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Spring Cleaning Tips for the Car

While we don’t want to jinx anything, it finally seems like winter is over. Not only does that mean it’s time to start wearing shorts and tank tops, but it means it’s springtime, and with springtime comes spring cleaning. But after you’re finished cleaning up the house and the garage and getting your yardwork done, make sure to add your vehicle to the list because some people for getting. We’ve got a few spring cleaning tips for the car, because you need to give it some love after that harsh Canadian winter.

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Automotive Spring Cleaning Checklists

When it comes to spring cleaning for the car, you can either take them term literally or just utilize this as the best time to take care of your car overall. While it’s obviously a good idea to give your vehicle a deep, deep clean to get all of the salt and other winter debris off and out of it, it’s just important to make sure everything came out of the winter 100%.

What we mean by that, is you should use this time to get most of your annual service done. The checklist below includes the things we think you should have checked, which we can do for you here in our service department.

  • Battery
  • Plugs & Wires
  • Tire Pressure
  • Belts & Hoses
  • Brakes
  • Suspension
  • Alignment
  • Fluid Levels
  • Air Filter
  • Windshield Wipers

But as we said, you should still give your car a good cleaning both inside and out. You can utilize this second checklist to make sure you hit all of the important areas.

  • Carpet
  • Upholstery
  • Floor Mats
  • Dashboard
  • Center Console
  • Windows
  • Trunk
  • Full Exterior Body
  • Wheels
  • Engine Bay (Note: Do not try to wash, just clean out debris)

Top it all off with a good waxing, and your vehicle will appear good as new in no time! If you have any questions about the services we’ve listed here, about how to wash your car, or if you’re interested in just getting a new vehicle altogether, don’t hesitate to give us a call here at the shop. Happy spring cleaning!

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