Winter Weather Keeps Auto Parts Shops Busy

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ERIE, Pa. (Erie News Now) – The winter weather does not just mean good business for plow drivers; auto parts shops also seeing steady sales on days like this.

Erie News Now stopped by O’Reilly Auto Parts to see what they are selling the most when the snow hits.

Workers said they have been getting lots of calls about car batteries and anti-freeze.

After a fresh layer of snow and ice overnight, they are getting lots of requests for new wiper blades.

“They freeze to the window, usually people just jump in their car and hit the wipers, and the wipers pull right off as they swing,” said Chris Adams, retail service specialist.

O’Reilly staff said they have also been selling lots of car batteries and other winter essentials like scrapers, anti-freeze and de-icer.


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