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12/09/2019
During the winter, your car may have a harder time. Because of this, it's important that you're always prepared for potential issues. To do that, be sure to carry these items in your car.

Important Items to Carry in Your Car This Winter

The winter season is known for cold temperatures and inclement weather. While this may be a great break from the summer heat you experienced earlier this year, it also means potential trouble for your car. If you have to brave the cold and some storms this winter, you should go into them prepared. To do this, be sure to carry these important items in your car.

Be Ready to Jumpstart Your Car

During the winter, the colder outdoor temperatures can often take a serious toll on car batteries. The added strain the cold puts on them often results in a dead battery or a battery that has trouble starting. This may not be so bad if it happens while you're trying to leave your home, but if your car won't start when you're trying to leave work or a shopping mall, it can be quite frustrating. Instead of waiting in the cold for roadside help, carry some jumper cables in your trunk. You can get someone to help you out much quicker so that you can make it home or to the mechanic much faster.

Be Prepared for a Flat Tire

The road may be much slicker during the winter and the debris on the road can cover up quite a few road dangers. If you're not careful, this can lead to a flat tire. When you get one of these, the safest thing to do is pull over on the side of the road and change your flat tire for the spare. If you discover your spare isn't in your car or that it's also flat, you will definitely be frustrated and left waiting for roadside help. To avoid the danger this can put you in, make sure you have a spare tire and that it's ready for use. If you don't know how to change a tire, now is a good time to learn.

Have Some Fluids on Hand

You've probably already taken the time to ensure you have the right amount of fluids in your car, but carrying extra fluids is a must. When your car starts to run low on fluid, having some on hand will help you resolve this issue quickly while you make your way to your mechanic to get the underlying problem fixed. Some important fluids to carry in your car this winter include antifreeze, motor oil, and windshield washer fluid. Before the winter cold takes over, prepare your engine for it by giving it a synthetic oil change in Fayetteville. Click here to purchase AMSOIL's Signature Series 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil, which can keep your engine protected no matter how cold it gets outside. To find more great products like this, contact the friendly oil pros at Huff Oil Group. Give them a call at (978) 259-5463 or check out their full range of products in their online shop.

Make Sure You Can See

It can get harder to see during the winter because it gets dark earlier in the day, and also because of the stormy weather. This can make the roads more dangerous, so it's important that you take the proper precautions to ensure you can see. If you're expecting freezing temperatures, keep an ice scraper in your car so you can remove ice from your windshield. If snow is in the forecast, a snow brush is also something you should keep in your trunk. This can help you remove snow from your windshield as well as your car's lights. This is not only important so that you can see, but also so that others can see you.

Be Ready for an Emergency

Emergencies on the road are never expected, but it's still best to be prepared for them. Always carry an emergency kit in your car in case you come across an accident or you're in one yourself. Even if you just get stuck on the side of the road, items like a blanket, snacks, emergency flares, and an extra cellphone battery can come in very handy.

Give Your Car a Synthetic Oil Change in Fayetteville This Winter

Make this winter a great one by preparing your car for it with the help of a synthetic oil change in Fayetteville. No matter how cold it gets, synthetic oil can keep your engine well protected. Contact the oil pros at Huff Oil Group at (978) 259-5463 to learn more or to place your order.
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