Winter Car Maintenance and Preparation Thiensville WI

Looking for Winter Car Maintenance and Preparation in Thiensville? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Thiensville that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Winter Car Maintenance and Preparation in Thiensville.

Maaco - New Berlin
(262) 373-8817
2775 S 166th St
New Berlin, WI
Promotion
Factory Finish - Base Coat/Clear Coat complete vehicle paint starting at $899.95!
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Body Shops, Detailing, Painting, Rustproofing
Service Types and Repair
Auto Aluminum, Auto Fiberglass, Auto Frame, Collision, Towing

Silver Spray Service, Inc.
(262) 241-4365
11522 North Port Washington Road
Mequon, WI
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Andrew Toyota (Service Dept.)
(414) 228-1450, 001-2004
1620 West Silver Spring Drive
Glendale, WI
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Jenior Tire & Automotive Service Inc
(262) 242-3260
201 S Main St
Thiensville, WI
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Creative Signs Express
(262) 238-9586
6619 W Mequon Rd
Thiensville, WI
Services
Auto Body

Rush Automotive
(262) 372-1914
122A West Commerce Blvd
Richfield , WI
Promotion
Oil Change Special! $19.95
Plus Free Seasonal Inspection!
*Shop Supplies and taxes extra
*Most cars and light trucks
*Includes oil filter and up to 5qt. conventional oil.
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Memberships and Certifications
Certifications : ASE, ASE Blue Seal of Excellence, Carquest
Services
Air Conditioning/Heating, Alignment, Alternator, Battery, Belts & Hoses, Catalytic Converter, Clutch Cylinder, Cooling System, Diagnostics, Drive Belt, Electrical System, Exhaust Systems, Filters & Fluids, Fuel Injector, Fuel Pump, Fuel System, Head Gasket, Headlight/Headlamp, High Performance Service, Ignition, Inspection, Muffler, Oil Pan, Oil Pump, Oxygen Sensor, Parts, Radiator, Restoration Service, Shocks & Struts, Spark Plugs, Starter, Thermostat, Timing Belt, Tune-Up, Water Pump, Window M
Service Types and Repair
Acura, Aston Martin, Audi, Auto Clutch, Auto Drivetrain, Auto Engine, Auto Interior, Auto, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Classic Car, Diesel Engine, Dodge, Emergency Auto, Exotic Car, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Harley Davidson, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Lotus, Mazda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Motorcycle/ATV, Nissan, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Porsche, RV/Bus, Saab, Saturn, Small Engine, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Truck, Volkswagen, Volvo

Motorcar Crash1
(414) 354-2400, 001-2004
8120 West Bradley Road
Milwaukee, WI
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Auto Diagnostics, Inc.
(414) 774-8863, 001-2004
11321 West Greenfield Avenue
West Allis, WI
Certifications
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Trust Tire & Auto Service Inc
(262) 241-1300
10432 N Port Washington Rd
Thiensville, WI
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Silver Spray Service Inc
(262) 241-4365
11522 N Port Washington Road
Mequon, WI
Services
Oil Change and Lube,Car Detailing,Fuel Injection Repair,Gas Stations

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How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

By DriverSide

When temperatures start to drop, it’s time to get your car ready for winter. The right maintenance, preparation and tools can be literal lifesavers in harsh conditions.



Regular Maintenance
Now’s the time to get your car up to speed on all of its regular maintenance. That means taking care of any fluids that may have been neglected while you were out enjoying the summer sun or going in for that 60,000-mile tune-up if you’re due. Check, change and/or top off your oil, coolant, brake and transmission fluid as needed. In the case of your oil or automatic transmission, make sure you get a high-quality filter, too. It may seem like overkill to take care of all of your fluids at once, but it’s worth it in the long run.

Take a look at the car’s brakes too. Are your rotors warped or cracked? Do they have deep grooves or are the pads worn close to their minimum clearance? Your vehicle will be experiencing harsher conditions soon, so nip any potential problems in the bud now. Make sure all your lights are working properly to ensure good visibility. New bulbs only cost a few dollars and are easy to install yourself or easy to have installed when getting your vehicle serviced. The same goes for windshield wipers. If your blades are more than six months old, odds are it’s time to swap them out for new ones. And don’t forget to fill the washer fluid reservoir with freeze resistant wiper fluid.

Check your tires and consider winter tires
Go ahead and have your tires rotated and inspected. The last thing you need in cold, wet weather is to be driving on bald or dry rotted tires. Err on the side of caution and replace any tires that are too worn.

We’d recommend looking into snow (or winter) tires, depending on your location or length of time you’ll be spending in the snow. Winter tires are made with special low temperature resilient rubber compounds and have deep treads that grip unplowed snow and ice. Even the best all-season tires have compounds that get more brittle as the temperature drops, and when that happens, the tires tend to grip less. The winter tire compound remains pliable when temperatures are low, retaining grip and keeping the car’s safety systems, like all-wheel drive and anti-lock brakes, functioning properly.

At this time, also check to make sure your spare tire has enough air in it. Once you’ve made sure everything looks good, take a look at your tire pressure. With everything up to spec, you’ll get better gas mileage and your vehicle will handle and stop better.

Protect the interior
You can’t discount the impact weather can have on the interior of your vehicle either. If you’re going to spend a lot of time ducking in and out of the elements, you might want to grab some all-weather floor mats. They’re easy to...

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