Preparing Your Car Emergency Kit

October 8th, 2018 by

Car Emergency Kit

It’s always a good idea to have an auto emergency kit prepared, but when you live with Boise winters and the effects of Boise altitude, it’s even more important. The staff at Dennis Dillon Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram’s service department are here to help with this checklist of things to have in your roadside kit. Get the info you need here, and count on us for expert CDJR service in Caldwell.

Roadside Kit Checklist

Be prepared for just about any contingency when you purchase the car maintenance and personal care items on this roadside kit checklist:

Car Maintenance & Repair Items

To prepare for flat tires, low fluid levels, and winter weather, make sure you have the following items in your car:

  • Jumper cables
  • Portable battery kit with jumper cables and chargers
  • Ice scraper with brush
  • Toolkit (lug wrench, pliers, flathead and Phillips screwdrivers, pocket knife)
  • Spare tire
  • 2×6 of wood
  • Car jack
  • Wheel lock
  • Tire inflator and sealant
  • Tire pressure gauge
  • Flashlight
  • Extra batteries for flashlight
  • Windshield washer fluid
  • Coolant
  • Motor oil

Personal Care Items

While you wait for assistance to arrive, you’ll want to stay warm, connected, and comfortable with the help of these personal care items:

  • Rain poncho
  • First aid kit
  • Band-aids
  • Neosporin
  • Water
  • Phone charger
  • Nonperishable snacks (granola bars, protein bars)
  • Winter coat, hat, gloves, scarf
  • Warm blanket
  • Pen and paper
  • Paper towels
  • Portable handwashing towelettes

Count on Dennis Dillon CDJR for Service Near Meridian

If you’re in need of a tow or auto service near Twin Falls, count on the team at Dennis Dillon CDJR. We have a full team of factory-trained and certified technicians on hand who have access to premium diagnostics equipment and a full stock of state-of-the-art tools and genuine Mopar OEM parts. Take a look at our current list of CDJR service specials, and then contact us online. Our service center is open:

  • Monday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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