7 Blunders That Could Cost Drivers This Winter

1. Not having your mechanic inspect hoses, belts and fluids

Check your car's hoses for wear and tear before setting out on a long summer car trip.
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Winter temperatures can be pretty brutal on your car. If you have a cracked hose or a worn belt, the frigid air just might be the final blow. The last thing you want is to be stranded on the roadside when a blizzard is raging or the temperature is south of zero.

Do yourself a favor and have your favorite mechanic look over your car on a pleasant fall day. You’ll thank yourself come January.

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