Cold winter months can wreak havoc on automobiles. In order to help drivers prepare for this season’s Indiana winter, AAA Hoosier Motor Club has the following recommendations. Change your oil and filter at the intervals recommended by your car manufacturer. Have engine problems corrected as soon as possible. Replace worn wiper blades. Check for proper operation of heater/defroster. Test car battery if 3 to 5 years old. Inspect lights and replace burnt bulbs. Replace old and worn tires. Check for leaks underneath your vehicle. These are simple winter preparation tips you can follow to keep yourself safe and your car operational.