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December 30, 2007 5:50 AM Subscribe
I don't really use my car much in the winter but I park it outdoors. How do I maximize its chances of survival?
posted by shothotbot to travel & transportation (7 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
I have a 2002 Jeep and free outdoor parking at work (Southern Connecticut) so I would like to just leave it there. Despite the self-evident soundness of this strategy, last year the battery died so much that it would not take a charge and had to be replaced.
How should I take care of my car this winter so that I can use it again in the spring? Assume handyman quotient is about zero. I can jump a car with great trepidation, but thats about it.