The windshield is an important part to inspect on your vehicle. This is because a clean windshield can help to improve the visibility when you drive. If the windshield becomes cracked or has a divot in it, make sure to bring it in as soon as you can. We can inspect the windshield for you and advise you on if a new one should be installed. If the windshield has had damage done to it, this can impair the visibility as you drive. The damage might be in your line of sight. This can become a hazard if there is something on the road you need to avoid. If a crack or divot is in the windshield, it increases the chance that you will not see the hazard on the road. A clean windshield can help keep for a safe and reliable ride.
The Windshield should be clean and clear
When driving, make sure the windshield is cleared off completely. This can help to improve the overall visibility when you drive. If there is any build up of dirt, debris, or road grime, clear it off. If the windshield is not cleaned, it can impair the overall visibility. Sometimes it is easier and more convenient to wash the windshield and other windows every time the vehicle is filled up with fuel. If the windows are not washed, bug grime and other particles will start to collect on the windshield. If you notice any damage to the windshield or other windows, make sure to bring the vehicle in. We can inspect the windows for you and help to advise you on the best option to keep them in the best condition possible.
Check the Windshield Wiper Blades
Along with inspecting the windshield, it is also critical to check the windshield wiper blades as well. When the wipers are in the best condition they should be in, it can help to clean and clear away dirt and debris on the windshield. If the wipers have becoming worn, it is recommended to have them replaced. The wipers should be replaced at least once a year. This helps to keep the windshield in a clean and clear condition when you drive. If you notice any smearing or smudge marks that appear when you use the windshield wipers, it is an indication it is time for new windshield wipers. Another sign they need to be replaced is if there is chattering or vibrations coming from them as they operate. It is best to bring the vehicle in so we can inspect it. We can also inspect the arm of the wipers to ensure it is at the correct placement.
Check the level of the Washer Fluid
Always make sure that the windshield washer fluid is topped off. This is important to check before any long road trip you might take. It can help to ensure you have enough to properly clean the windows if they become dirty. It is also advised to keep extra washer fluid in your vehicle incase it runs low when you are driving.