Cold weather in the Ozarks can cause car troubles; experts offer tips to protect battery and tires

OZARK, Mo. (KY3) – Many people may have been snowed in at home for a few days, leaving their cars buried in snow.

Art Simmoneau, service manager for US Automotive’s Ozark location, says you don’t want to let your car sit in the cold for days without starting it. He says you should let it run for about 15 minutes, which will also help with defrosting the car.

When cold weather is on the way, Simmoneau encourages drivers to check their battery before it arrives.

”If you have a battery that wouldn’t last a couple of days in cold weather, there’s a problem,” Simmoneau says. “There’s a reason.”

It’s not just the battery that’s important. Simmoneau says it’s also crucial to check the air pressure in your tires.

If the tire pressure is too low…

“It’ll impact your steering, your braking obviously,” Simmoneau says. “You could lose control of it

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For a used car, how old is too old? Here’s the ideal age, according to auto experts

Scotty Reiss, founder of A Girls Guide to Cars, is in the market for a used car. “I need to buy something for my daughter, who is sophomore in college,” she says. “She is living off campus and she needs a car.”

There are lots to choose from, she says, but her budget is not going as far as she thought it would. “We’re looking for something under $20,000,” she says. “What we want to get for our budget is probably putting us back a model year older than we’d like.”

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Automotive Experts Release Car Brake Calipers, Rotors Replacement Guide

Many vehicles have been parked in the garage or driven limited miles over the past year. Do-it-yourselfers can save thousands of dollars by inspecting, maintaining, and replacing their vehicle’s braking system themselves.

Today’s vehicles face two threats this winter — vehicles have been parked for months leading to degraded brake elements, and winter driving conditions with brined streets can cause corrosion in the brake system. But by doing the brake system inspection and replacement themselves, drivers can save thousands of dollars.

Now is a great time to inspect the various parts of the braking system, before the vehicle’s usage increases.

Download guide here: Car Brake Calipers and Rotors Replacement Guide

The automotive experts at Goodyear Brakes offer some tips for maintaining your vehicle’s braking system, as well as advanced solutions for addressing any issues. The new line of Goodyear Brakes provides premium quality brake kits, calipers, rotors, brake pads and

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