The winter months can bring some hazardous road conditions. Salt is used to keep the roadways safe, and it has proven to be highly effective at doing so. At the same time, FIAT of Vancouver wants to remind you that salt can be highly corrosive to your vehicle unless you take certain precautions.

Salt has been used since the 1930s. It is simply the most cost-effective way to clear the road of ice and snow when it is freezing outside. To keep it from damaging your car, you will want to wash your vehicle frequently. Once a week should find you outside with a hose pointed at your car.

It is also helpful if you will stay away from deep snow conditions. Not only is it difficult to drive through such conditions, but it also wreaks havoc on the undercarriage of your vehicle. Stop by FIAT of Vancouver and find out more information about keeping salt from damaging your car.

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