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Winter Weather Affects Car Batteries

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Wednesday's temperatures are cold enough to freeze water, and even your car's battery. In sub zero temperatures many cars are unable to start because of a lack of voltage. And auto centers are busy with repairs.

The Sears Auto Center repaired more than 50 cars in the last two days, treating a variety of problems caused or made worse by this week's cold temperatures.

"Vehicles that aren't starting, lack of traction, need snow ties, need tires brakes are still important. We want to make sure those are working correctly. All maintenance things get magnified in this kind of weather," says Mark Krenz, Sears Auto Center.

Krenz suggests checking your anti freeze before starting your car up. He also says the auto center can check your batteries' voltage free of charge.

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