Getting Ready for El Niño…

Getting Ready for El Niño…

Getting Ready for El Niño… How to prepare your vehicle for the wet weather ahead. The obvious and first two things you should check are the windshield wiper blades and the tread on your tires. After time, your windshield wiper blades become less and less effective, causing streaking or skipping spots on the windshield altogether. At paradise auto and truck center, we have a full list of wiper blades for your car and truck. To check the tire tread on your car or truck, simple grab a quarter from your change drawer and put the quarter in the tread. The head should covered or partially covered. If you can see the entire head on the quarter, then it is time to get some new tires. Some other things you want to check before the wet weather from El Niño gets here are your headlights and brake lights. The easiest way to check the lights are to wait until dusk and turn on your headlights. When you turn on your headlights, you should have light from both headlights in the front and two red lights in the back should be on at all times. This is also the time to check your turn signals. The easiest way to do that is turn your signal on and get out of the car and be sure that both the front and the rear turn signals are working, both left and right sides. The last thing you should check are the brake lights. For this, you might need some help. I always ask a friend to sit in the drivers seat and have them...