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Many car owners underestimate the importance of a winter check.

But experts (including ourselves) always advise motorists to start preparing for the approaching winter by the end of October at the latest. Because in many parts of the UK, the first bit of ice or snow always causes chaotic conditions on the roads.

With our Tyre King Autocentres Burton on Trent winter car check Burton on Trent, we make sure your vehicle is fit for the winter season.

Our winter check includes the following inspections:


In case your vehicle’s battery is old or even already a bit weak, it will not be able to power the electrical components of your vehicle efficiently. Moreover, the excessive use of lights, fan, heating etc. during this season puts a lot of extra stress on the battery, increasing the chances of a non-start or breakdown. The technicians at our facility will carry out a thorough inspection to make sure that the battery is in an optimal condition to help your vehicle power through the winter season. In case the battery needs replacing, we can certainly do it for you.

Oil level

In our winter check Burton on Trent, we’ll check your car’s oil level and top it up if needed.

If necessary, and with your permission, we will change the engine oil as often pure summer oils can become viscous at low temperatures.


Even in autumn, when the days become noticeably shorter, there are sources of danger that should not be underestimated - especially when it comes to tyres and lights. But if you can see and can be seen well, you drive much more safely.

We’ll thoroughly check the condition of the headlights, brake lights and indicators. If any bulbs need changing, we’ll replace them immediately with your permission.

Windscreen wipers

Windscreen wipers are also used more often in autumn and winter and are therefore very important for road safety. Therefore, your vehicle’s wiper blades must be in top working condition so that you can be sure of a seamless vision at all times while driving. Hence, our car winter check Burton on Trent includes a thorough inspection of your vehicle's wiper blades.

We will certainly also check the washer fluid level and top it up with winter screen wash if necessary.


Car owners should switch to winter tyres before the onset of winter. This way, many safety hazards posed by ice and snow can be avoided. Winter tyres are made using a softer rubber compound that remains flexible even when the temperatures drop below 7 degrees Celsius. Moreover, the unique tread design comes with numerous sipes that ensure superior traction and improved braking performance in challenging winter road conditions.

We will check your tyre’s overall condition, like tread depth (the minimum is 1.6 mm, but experts recommend 4 mm), look for any damage, check the tyre pressure and have a look at the valves.

Cooling system

Vehicle breakdowns in winter are quite common due to engine-related issues. Our trained technicians will check if there’s any leakage in your car’s cooling system. In case the water to antifreeze ratio is not as per the manufacturer’s recommendation, they’ll provide a refill as per the requirement.

Apart from these standard checks, we will also give you some advice about checks you can carry out yourself, things you should have in your car during the cold season, driving- and braking advice, travel tips and much more. If you have any questions, we will be more than happy to answer them.

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Your search for the most efficient car winter check Burton on Trent ends here with Tyre King Autocentres Burton on Trent. Come to see us at 1 Derby Road, Burton on Trent, DE14 1RU, UK.

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