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Winter in Winnipeg can be challenging, but with McPhillips Toyota by your side, you're never alone in preparing your vehicle for the colder months. Our focus extends beyond just winter tires and wiper blades; we're here to ensure your vehicle's 12-volt battery is in top condition. This crucial component not only starts your car but also powers essential systems like heating, lighting, and entertainment. At McPhillips Toyota, we're committed to helping you navigate through winter with a reliable and efficient vehicle.

Winter's Impact on Car Batteries

Batteries can lose significant strength in temperatures at or below 0ºC, which is a common scenario in Winnipeg's winter. A harder-working battery means more strain, especially in those nearing the end of their 4.5- to 5-year lifespan. This is where our expertise becomes your asset in ensuring your vehicle remains reliable.

Did You Know?

Toyota's Electrified vehicles, including EVs, also have 12V batteries that require the same level of care in winter, and McPhillips Toyota is well-equipped to handle these with the same expertise.

Winter Battery Preparation

Your peace of mind this winter starts with booking a visit to come see us for a 12V Battery Health Check. Our Toyota University Trained Technicians, who are familiar with Winnipeg's harsh winter conditions, will thoroughly inspect your 12V battery and the electrical charging system. We understand the unique challenges faced by Winnipeg drivers and tailor our services to ensure your battery is ready for the winter season.

In the event your vehicle needs a new battery, trust us to provide a Toyota Premium Battery, selected for its perfect match with your vehicle's needs, including essential aspects like cold cranking amps and reserve capacity.

Winter Battery Care Tips

  • Regularly inspect and clean battery terminals to prevent connection issues.
  • Minimize battery drain by ensuring in-car accessories are off when not in use.
  • Keep your battery connected during prolonged periods of inactivity.
  • Always have a winter safety kit, including jumper cables, in your vehicle.

Toyota's Roadside Assistance: Your Winter Safety Net

Remember, Roadside Assistance is just a phone call away. Whether it's battery boosting, towing, or tire changes, we're here to ensure your safety and comfort on winter roads.

Your Winter Driving Partner

As we settle in for the rest of the winter, let McPhillips Toyota be your guide in ensuring your vehicle is fully prepared. Unsure about your battery's condition? Simply book a 12V Battery Health Check with us. Our team is not just skilled in technical expertise; we're your problem-solving partners, dedicated to making your winter driving experience safe and enjoyable.

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