St. Louis Park & Minnetonka Auto Repair

Winter Emergency Car Kit

During winter, it is important to prepare in case of any emergency while on the road. A winter emergency car kit provides peace of mind by preparing you for any possible winter road situations.
If you're ever in a situation where your car has broken down, and it's freezing out, you'll need a winter emergency kit. Hence, it's important always to stay prepared by having a kit at your disposal. A winter emergency car kit should include the following:-

Nutritional Provisions

It is essential to stay energized and in good health during any unforeseen period when you're stuck in your vehicle.
Therefore, when packing a winter emergency car kit, food items that contain protein, fats, and carbohydrates are best as they provide nourishment over a longer time. Protein bars, trail mix, nuts, and dried fruit help sustain energy and vitality; canned soups or chili provide much-needed warmth and nutrition.
Be sure to store these items in an insulated lunch box to remain fresh for longer.

Cold Protection

Your winter kit should include blankets, gloves, hats, and boots for extra warmth. Having this gear on hand as part of your winter emergency car kit will help protect against hypothermia in an unfortunate situation. Additionally, it's also essential to have extra windshield washer fluid that won't freeze in freezing temperatures, tires with adequate tread levels, a spare tire, or all the necessary tools to change a tire if needed.

Prevention Tools

The kit should include a flashlight, road flares, jumper cables, and, most importantly, an ice scraper. Depending on the area, ice scrapers can be critical for scraping off snow or ice built up on car windows and windshields to ensure clear visibility while driving. This kit should also include a set of jumper cables that help jumpstart your car or truck's battery.

Beat the cold weather blues and prepare your car for winter with a trip to our auto repair shop. Come to BAM! Automotive today and get ready for an even smoother ride this season.

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2835 Hedberg Dr. Minnetonka, MN 55305 (952) 591-5855
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