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Tips for Cold Weather Car Care in Calgary

Chill-Proofing Your Engine: Tips for Cold-Weather Car Care in Calgary Imagine it's a frosty morning, and you're already running late for work. You go to start your car, and...nothing. Just the dreaded click of a cold, unresponsive engine. This scenario is all too common on frigid winter days, but it doesn't have to happen to you. With the right care, you can keep your engine running smoothly even on Calgary’s coldest days. This guide will walk you through essential tips to chill-proof your engine and ensure your car operates smoothly through the icy season. Tip #1: Optimize Performance: Choose the Right Engine Oil In the freezing season, using the proper engine oil is crucial. Standard oil thickens in the cold, making it harder for your engine to work efficiently. Winter-grade oil solves this problem by staying fluid, even at lower temperatures. Scheduled oil changes (generally every 8,000 to 12,000 kilometers or six months) are ... read more

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