At Ourisman Chrysler Dodge Jeep® RAM-Bowie, our first priority isn’t just selling cars. Our dedicated Dodge service center is stocked with highly trained technicians who want nothing more than to keep your new car in immaculate shape. Here are five service tips for this fall to prepare for the upcoming cold-weather season.

1. Check Your Tires

After a long summer full of road trips, it’s important to have your tires checked and rotated, if they haven’t been recently. Your technician will want to double check your tire pressure and tread depth to make sure the tires are in good shape.

2. Inspect Your Battery

Cold weather can do a number on a car battery, so you’ll want to have yours inspected and tested before the winter season hits. Our Maryland Dodge dealership offers full-service battery testing. We’ll also make sure the terminals are free and clear of corrosion and are tightly secured.

3. Have Your Brakes Checked

Brakes are another incredibly important system to test out before the snow hits. Our Dodge service technicians can do a full brake inspection, including your rotors and fluids, to ensure you’re in good shape for the icy roads.

4. Check Wipers and Fluids

It may seem like a basic one, but your windshield wipers can be the only thing standing between you and low-visibility conditions once the snow hits. Ensuring your wipers are in good shape and your fluids are topped off means you’ll be able to clear salt, snow, and scum off your windshield in rough weather.

5. Test Your Lights

Another basic one, but still important—at night or in snowy conditions when visibility is low, your lights are the only thing that alert other drivers on the road to your presence. Be sure to replace any bulbs that may have gone out since your last check.

If you’re ready to ensure your car is in great shape this fall, schedule your next service visit at Ourisman Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM-Bowie today.