Tools you should keep in your car

Tools you should keep in your car

You never know when your car is going to break down, or you’ll need some immediate maintenance. To be prepared, take a look at some tools you should keep in your car.

Multi-drive wrench: This small, useful tool has the ability to work with various sized nuts and bolts to help with some quick car repair issues.

Strap/rope for towing: In case you ever need to be towed, it’s a good idea to keep a strap in your car that you can attach to your vehicle to get towed.

Battery charger: For times when your battery dies unexpectedly a portable battery charger can help get you going again.

Jumper cables: If you don’t have a portable battery charger, then keep jumper cables in your car so that you can have your car jumped to get the battery going.

Basic tool kit: Keep a basic tool kit with a screwdriver, wire cutters and utility knife in your trunk.

Tire inflator: To prepare for low or leaky tires, a tire inflator can help buy you some time to get your car serviced.

Tire pressure gauge: To make sure you know how much to inflate your tires make sure to keep a gauge in your car to measure the air pressure.