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Just say No

When hard, crusty snow accumulates on the roof of your car, your first impulse may be to chop away at it.  Don't!  Sunroofs can break.  We all know that New Jersey state laws require us to clear the roof of snow before driving the vehicle, but it's definitely  better to pause before you pound. 

So too, resist the temptation to clear snow from your windows by hitting the power window switch.  These small motors can burn out. Better to wait till the car has thawed a bit and then gently sweep the snow off your vehicle.  The same…
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The Workhorse is No Sleeping Beauty

Your Battery Never Sleeps
Winter weather puts an extra strain on your car's battery.  Even when your car is parked, it is working to maintain the electrical systems that keep your car running smoothly. When you car sits for a long period of time without running, it drains the battery. If your battery is dead your car can shut down completely.  You can't even unlock your car with the remote!
So check theā€¦
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