12 Car-Prep Tips for Winter Driving — Is Your Ride Ready?

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Clean and Wax
A vehicle’s paint bears the brunt of nasty winter weather, so make certain it’s ready for the abuse. Wash your car and liberally apply a coat of wax to preserve the paint, preventing it from oxidizing in the damp driving conditions of winter months. Consider applying a synthetic wax that uses polymers — not a natural carnauba-based wax — because these synthetic waxes, sometimes called sealants, last longer.

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