Winterizing Your Vehicle

By December 1, 2021 No Comments

At Sam Jackson’s your safety is our number one priority! With winter and adverse weather conditions headed our way now is the time to make sure your vehicle is prepped and ready to go for snow and ice.

Ohio winters can be brutal bringing along polar winds, freezing temps, snow, ice, and salt. Winterizing your car is crucial for protecting your vehicle and keeping you and your family safe. The following precautionary steps can help prevent damage and injury and will help you be prepared in case of an emergency.


  1. Inspect Tire Tread
  2. Maintain Tire Pressure
  3. Test your Battery
  4. Change Oil
  5. Add Proper Coolant
  6. Always keep Gas Tank Half Full
  7. Monitor Brakes
  8. Change Wiper Blades
  9. Check and Fill Fluids
  10. Keep a Winter Safety Kit
  11. Service Vehicle Regularly


The last thing you want is to have an accident or be stranded in the cold this winter. The tips we’ve listed are easy for you to do at home and can assist with avoiding issues with starting your car, window transparency, and help prevent accidents.

Sam Jackson’s Auto Body takes pride in providing exceptional service. These tips and tricks should assist in keeping you safe for the winter, but in the event of an accident, please know that we are here for you. If you’ve had accident damage or have a scratch or dent you’ve been putting off give us a call for your free estimate at 937-246-5822 for Honda & Acura and all other makes and models.