Rake those leaves from your car…Don’t Ignore them

  • In many vehicles the outside vent for the blower motor is located in the same area where these leaves and other small debris collect. The cabin air filter will become contaminated and restrict the flow of air into the system. The result is less heat and the potential for odor to spread throughout the passenger cabin.
  • Important windshield drains are located in the corners of the windshield in a sort of well where leaves get piled. Eventually these drains get clogged which leads to flooding into areas with sensitive electronics
  • Small rodents and mice love the warmth and protection of an engine compartment, Leaves make this area an even more comfortable home. These rodents and mice love to chew wires and filters to add with the leaves for a nest
  • These leaves also get caught up in the wipers, which makes for difficult cleaning in the rain or snow. In the freezing weather these leaves may take time to melt off the wipers. The big streaks caused by dirty wiper blades stem from leaves building up.

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