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What Should Be In An Emergency Car Kit?

It’s best to always be prepared for emergencies on the road or unexpected car troubles. That’s why you should always have an emergency car kit on board at all times. You don’t need a fancy toolbox, just some simple tools and items.

  • Spare tire
  • Jumper cables
  • Flashlight with fresh batteries, reflectors, and reflector triangles to make your stopped vehicle visible on the road.
  • Snow and ice equipment:
    • scraper, shovel, de-icing fluid.
  • Clean rags to wipe oil or transmission dipstick.
  • Spare parts:
    • spark plugs, filters, nuts, bolts, and screws.
  • Emergency parts:
    • extra radiator cap, fuses, belts, hoses, and thermostat.
  • Tools:
    • sharp knife, scissors, a Phillips head screwdriver, a flat head screwdriver, an adjustable wrench, a lug wrench, a pair of pliers, a tire inflator, a tire pressure gauge.
  • Fluids:
    • two quarts of oil, one gallon of antifreeze, brake fluid, and a spray bottle with washer fluid.
  • First-aid kit
  • Work Gloves
  • Hand cleaner
  • A roll of duct tape
  • A roll of electrician’s tape
  • A roll of paper towels
  • A blanket

Protect yourself and your family by being prepared for an emergency on the road by packing your kit today! If you are getting ready to hit the roads, have the experts at Fast Lane Automotive take a look at your car! Call Fast Lane Automotive today 321-236-9336 to schedule your FREE car consultation.

Sources

Dummies.com; Preparing an Emergency Car Kit http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/preparing-an-emergency-car-kit.html

DMV.org; How to Pack an Emergency Kit http://www.dmv.org/how-to-guides/emergency-kit.php

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