Winter Maintenance Tips from Simmons-Rockwell Group

Winter is here, and we want drivers across Pennsylvania and Upstate New York to be prepared. Having your car winterized at one of our Simmons-Rockwell service centers in New York or Pennsylvania provides peace of mind against Mother Nature's fury.

Winter service at Simmons-Rockwell Group ensures your driving safety, as frigid temperatures and hazardous road conditions create unfavorable driving experiences. Combat winter weather by having our factory-trained technicians provide winter tires, fluids, batteries, heat service, and general maintenance. Simmons-Rockwell will keep you safe throughout the winter months!

Key Vehicle Systems We Service for Winter

Our Simmons-Rockwell service centers in Bath, Elmira, Hornell, and Horseheads specialize in winter service for Nissan, Hyundai, Ford, Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, Cadillac, Subaru, and Mitsubishi models. Still, Ithaca drivers can bring in any make or model they drive for winterization service. We'll get your car prepared by servicing the following areas:


It never hurts Elmira motorists to have additional traction for winter driving. That's why we'll install snow tires or winter tires equipped for their vehicle. Our certified service technicians also perform additional tire maintenance. They rotate tires, monitor tire pressure, and check tire tread depth.


To prevent their engine from freezing, Hornell drivers need to receive fresh engine coolant, or antifreeze. We'll monitor other fluid levels (windshield washer fluid, brake fluid, etc.), flush necessary fluids, and provide an oil change ahead of winter.


Multiple forms of winter precipitation can come down on Hallstead, PA streets. Combat freezing rain, snow, and sleet with working windshield wiper blades, as we can install replacement blades.


A working heating system helps Horseheads drivers stay warm on the road. We can repair the heating system and defroster.


Car batteries - which have average lifespans of four years - can suffer in cold weather, and Ithaca drivers may experience difficulty starting their vehicle. Have your battery inspected and serviced before winter. We'll test the battery and swap it with an OEM replacement, if necessary, for stress-free starting this winter.


It's important for Bath drivers to see and be seen while driving across New York in wintry conditions. That's why we'll replace any exterior bulbs or lights for proper driving visibility.

Heating System

A working heating system helps Horseheads drivers stay warm on the road. We can repair the heating system and defroster.

Schedule Winter Service Online with Simmons-Rockwell Group

Elmira, NY motorists should remember to always drive with at least a fourth of a tank of gas during the winter. Other winter driving reminders include access to jumper cables, a flashlight, ice scraper, and foldable shovel.

Rely on our Simmons-Rockwell service centers for your winter driving safety. Schedule a winter service appointment online before browsing our service specials for potential discounts on these winter maintenance items.

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  1. Simmons-Rockwell

    784 County Rte 64
    Elmira, NY 14903

    • Sales: (607) 796-5555
  2. Simmons-Rockwell Buick GMC Cadillac

    784 County Route 64
    Elmira, NY 14903

    • Sales: (607) 215-4522
  3. Simmons-Rockwell Chevrolet Buick GMC

    7327 State Route 54
    Bath, NY 14810

    • Sales: (866) 726-9828
  4. Simmons Rockwell

    7329 Hammonsport Road
    Bath, NY 14810

    • Sales: (607) 210-0080
  5. Simmons-Rockwell Ford Inc.

    1160 County Route 66
    Hornell, NY 14843

    • Sales: (855) 570-7519
  6. Simmons-Rockwell Ford of Bath

    7329 Old Hammondsport Road
    Bath, NY 14810

    • Sales: (888) 897-1362
  7. Simmons-Rockwell Ford of Hallstead

    23761 State Route 11
    Hallstead, PA 18822

    • Sales: (877) 881-7285
  8. Simmons-Rockwell Hyundai

    784 County Route 64
    Elmira, NY 14903

    • Sales: (607) 796-5555

    784 COUNTRY ROUTE 64
    ELMIRA, NY 14903

    • Sales: (607) 796-5555
  10. Simmons Rockwell Nissan of Hornell

    1151 County Route 66
    Hornell, NY 14843

    • Sales: (607) 324-4444
  11. Simmons-Rockwell Nissan

    224 Colonial Drive
    Horseheads, NY 14845

    • Sales: (607) 398-6666
  12. Simmons Rockwell Subaru

    784 County Rt 64
    Elmira, NY 14903

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