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essential checklist for any new or used cars

The Essentials For Any Car New or Used Doesn’t Matter

Before you check your truck for anything you need to have a car right? Getting an auto loan is fairly simple for most people you just need to know what you want and go from there.

How to buy a new or used car online right now

You might have to research new and used car rates but that is all, most banks and credit unions can help with that.

 

But that’s not what this is about we want to help you know what to have in your car once you buy it. You want to have these things in your trunk if you can; the backseat might get a little cramped.

 

You want to have a spare tire in your car. Sometimes car makers put them under your car and some used cars don’t even have them. I know new cars are slowly not going to have them either to help save costs.

essential checklist for any new or used cars

Make sure you have these in your car at all times

You will want to have a tire inflater and sealer just in case you get a flat tire. No one wants to be on the side of the road with a flat tire especially this spring. Having an easy way to plug a leak is always best than you can easily get to an auto shop.

 

You can’t go anywhere with out jumper cables they are a must with battery problems and they are handy if your in a parking lot after work with a dead car. They are your best friend to get home or maybe to get to Walmart to buy a new battery.

 

Never the less you want to make sure your used car or new car as a pair of jumper cables handy.

 

Never take the owner’s manual out of the car that has very useful information.

 

A tire pressure gauge can be useful, especially when your trying to pump up your tires at a gas station.

 

Duct tape and WD40 can be handy but not recommend for a car, maybe to hold up a mirror but you need to go to an auto repair shop a few days after to get that fixed it can become a ticket. But you shouldn’t buy a car that is that beat up no matter the price or down payment you get on the car, just pass on it.

You want to have an emergency kit such as:

  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Multi tool
  • Water bottles
  • Energy bars (protein bars are good too)
  • Weather radio

 

You want to add these to the list too:

  • Seat belt cutter
  • Window breaker
  • Flares and reflective triangles
  • Maps (not just the one on your smart phone)

 

Your winter list should be for your car:

  • Ice scrapper
  • Space blanket
  • Paper towel
  • Tissues
  • Pencil and paper
  • Change of clothes
  • Usb charger for your phone
  • Umbrella

 

Now this is some great advice for what to have a keep in your vehicle at all times you never know when your going to need any of the things listed. Stay safe in your car! If your looking for a place to purchase the items talked about in this article Amazon is a good place and maybe the dollar store or an auto parts store would be good, an auto parts short that comes to mind for me is autopartswarehouse.com or rockauto.com

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