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

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Radiator and Antifreeze
Too often we focus on overheating problems when it comes to radiator and coolant performance. But the stuff is also called antifreeze. In winter it’s all about the ratio between water and antifreeze. A 50/50 mix is recommended, but it’s okay to err on the side of the antifreeze. Coolant/antifreeze ratio testers can be found at any auto parts store or many local hardware stores; prices start around $5. Most look like a turkey baster with colored discs inside.

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