Winter car care tips
Dont idle in the cold
Warming up a car wastes gas and adds to air pollution. Certainly there are times when it makes sense to let your car warm up. One example may be that the windshield is frozen and warming up the car is necessary to scrape all the ice off the windows.
On a cold day, here is the best warm-up routine: start the car, put on your seatbelt, and drive. The important thing is to drive "easy" for the first few miles. This allows the engine oil and other vital fluids to circulate and lubricate their necessary components.