10 Winter Car TIPS & TRICKS you NEED to Know

If you live somewhere that gets snow, this video will teach you some helpful tips and tricks I have learned over the years to prepare your car for the snow! Learn how to remove ice from your windshield and how to remove snow from your car quickly without scratching the paint. I also show you how to prevent your door and lock from getting frozen shut and many more tips and tricks! I even show you how to use a car detailing spray to prevent the snow from sticking!

Windshield Snow/Ice Shield: amzn.to/3dsj3Aj
Silicone Spray: amzn.to/3blnREZ
Snow Removal Brush: amzn.to/3pG3OpY
Windshield Washer Fluid: advanceautoparts.rt8x.net/jWXJd6
Ceramic Spray: advanceautoparts.rt8x.net/15eZAx
Strong Leaf Blower: amzn.to/3bg1II4

Timestamps:
How to get more traction on snow and ice: 0:40
How to get out of your driveway or parking spot safely: 1:48
How to top off washer fluid: 2:51
How to prevent doors and locks from freezing: 3:13
How to prevent ice from sticking to your windshield: 5:55
How to prevent snow from sticking to shovel: 8:29
How to prevent scratching your paint while removing snow: 9:25
How to remove snow without touching it: 10:10
How to remove ice from glass: 12:43


→ As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
→ Become a ChrisFix Subscriber: www.youtube.com/subscription_c...
→ Instagram: chrisfixit
→ Facebook: chrisfix8
→ Website: www.ChrisFixed.com
→ My Channel Home Page: www.youtube.com/ChrisFix

**If the video was helpful, remember to give it a "thumbs up" and consider subscribing.**

Disclaimer:
Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, I cannot guarantee against improper use or unauthorized modifications of this information. ChrisFix assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. Use this information at your own risk. ChrisFix recommends safe practices when working on vehicles and or with tools seen or implied in this video. Due to factors beyond the control of ChrisFix, no information contained in this video shall create any expressed or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result. Any injury, damage, or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or from the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not ChrisFix.

Komentarai

  • ChrisFix
    ChrisFixPrieš 7 mėnesių

    Hopefully these tips are helpful. The weather has been horrible here with snow ever couple of days which has put a hamper on filming my regular How-To videos. Hopefully the snow melts soon! I have some awesome videos coming!!!

  • seventyfive south

    seventyfive south

    Prieš 9 dienų

    @92 camaro Drag car o

  • Madrazo chapin.tm.9

    Madrazo chapin.tm.9

    Prieš 16 dienų

    92 camaro Drag car r🐜👹👮🏻‍♀️🍴🐜🐜🍕💔🍽

  • Gion Vincent Ontong

    Gion Vincent Ontong

    Prieš mėn

    😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😫😫

  • Tricia Wieczorek

    Tricia Wieczorek

    Prieš mėn

    They are thank you but at the same time you could just put your car in the garage

  • Fullsendtom21

    Fullsendtom21

    Prieš 2 mėnesius

    @Cashton Brimhall dude it will sound n look sick 🙀

  • chozo echo
    chozo echoPrieš 14 val

    Hey dude u should fix close caption that way I can watch with out volume :)

  • Axel Starr
    Axel StarrPrieš dieną

    You can also use the water hose and spray the ice off your car

  • Axel Starr
    Axel StarrPrieš dieną

    Do you wanna know how to get the snow off my car the water hose

  • Axel Starr
    Axel StarrPrieš dieną

    I have a steel snow shovel

  • Jace Henderson
    Jace HendersonPrieš dieną

    I’m in south carolina. Why am I watching this…

  • Terminator Cobra Lifestyle
    Terminator Cobra LifestylePrieš dieną

    11:33 his neighbor is shoveling snow

  • Александър Колев
    Александър КолевPrieš dieną

    Ugh i cant stop watching this video its sooo goood

  • Nope
    NopePrieš dieną

    I've used scrapers on my side mirrors hundreds of times, no issues.

  • nick256
    nick256Prieš 2 dienas

    Woter 💧

  • Kid Walter
    Kid WalterPrieš 2 dienas

    Tip and trick #11 move to Florida or California

  • rico suave
    rico suavePrieš 2 dienas

    i used a metal shovel to clean off my car...am i doing it right?

  • G.L.B
    G.L.BPrieš 2 dienas

    Don't forget about the blinker fluid

  • mike blaz
    mike blazPrieš 2 dienas

    Good tips...the canvas on the front/rear windows I've been doing for decades. But if you have to leave for work at 4-5am the leaf blower thing will most certainly piss the neighbors off...

  • Ny_beauty
    Ny_beautyPrieš 3 dienas

    You could use a microfiber towel on a swiffer 😭

  • Leonardo Jacobo
    Leonardo JacoboPrieš 3 dienas

    I look both ways before crossing a one-way street. That’s how little faith I have left in humanity

  • Agatha Bryan

    Agatha Bryan

    Prieš 3 dienas

    FX

  • Agatha Bryan

    Agatha Bryan

    Prieš 3 dienas

    .james_

  • Agatha Bryan

    Agatha Bryan

    Prieš 3 dienas

    Benyamina

  • Agatha Bryan

    Agatha Bryan

    Prieš 3 dienas

    I. G 👇👇✅

  • Agatha Bryan

    Agatha Bryan

    Prieš 3 dienas

    It's really interesting that women are now showing more interest in forex/bitcoin Investment. Because initially i really thought it was a male thing.

  • Eduardo Zapata Teuber
    Eduardo Zapata TeuberPrieš 3 dienas

    I just found your LTdron channel, you got a new subscription! 🤘🏻🤘🏻 Well done bro! 🔥

  • Computer Flippers
    Computer FlippersPrieš 3 dienas

    He broke the wiper fluid cap putting it back on🤣

  • Computer Flippers

    Computer Flippers

    Prieš 3 dienas

    Well.. more at the least… 3:10

  • BionicNoob
    BionicNoobPrieš 3 dienas

    I wonder if there is an alternative univers where Chrisfix lives somewhere In Sweden and he’s called FixChris

  • N4thanYT
    N4thanYTPrieš 3 dienas

    me who lives in a place where it doesnt snow: *ah yes interesting*

  • Its Bharat
    Its BharatPrieš 3 dienas

    Just cover whole car that's it nothing else needed to do.

  • Carl Johnson
    Carl JohnsonPrieš 4 dienas

    idk why i watched this video, i live in LA

  • Clare Smith
    Clare SmithPrieš 4 dienas

    ExtraTips: #1.Remote starter,.#2 Floor mates for window and wheel traction, #3 Long Camper Brush.#4 Relief windows (lower loose before freeze).

  • Andrew Perez
    Andrew PerezPrieš 4 dienas

    Combat parking.🤦🏽‍♂️🤦🏽‍♂️

  • Tommy Cool Guy
    Tommy Cool GuyPrieš 4 dienas

    Instead of garbage bags use bath towels

  • Cactus powerhouse
    Cactus powerhousePrieš 6 dienų

    10:54 the truck looks like it has a hat on 🤣

  • Manakuski
    ManakuskiPrieš 6 dienų

    You forgot the most important tip: Change your tires to actual winter tires.

  • Spacekid Audio
    Spacekid AudioPrieš 7 dienų

    I NEEDED THIS THANK YOU‼️ COMPLETE 101 FOR US IN NEW YORK 🙏🏽

  • ArmorMaciek
    ArmorMaciekPrieš 7 dienų

    Pro tip: If you don’t have a leaf blower you can just drive the car at a high speed

  • Kristopher De Tar
    Kristopher De TarPrieš 7 dienų

    I use to keep a small oil filled electric radiator room heater on the inside my Expedition all night and the cab was nice and toasty in the morning with no ice on the windows or frozen doors.

  • ceeb2 thoj
    ceeb2 thojPrieš 7 dienų

    12:43 SPEAKING OF SCRAPERS...

  • What Do I Do With My Hands?
    What Do I Do With My Hands?Prieš 8 dienų

    Well don't show my boss this, he will expect me to be on time whenever it snows!

  • FRANCIS NIESTEMSKI
    FRANCIS NIESTEMSKIPrieš 9 dienų

    I have car covers. I usually don’t drive after a major storm.

  • Brendan M
    Brendan MPrieš 9 dienų

    Why was the first tip not parking in a garage?

  • Devin Harville
    Devin HarvillePrieš 9 dienų

    Hi christ

  • sam m
    sam mPrieš 10 dienų

    If it’s snowing why would u be driving putting yourself at risk and others

  • Pacmancereal
    PacmancerealPrieš 10 dienų

    Just fyi, Pouring hot water on glass won't crack it, yea, maybe don't boil it, but hot tap water is perfectly safe on car windows. Not sure where this myth comes from.

  • Phil C
    Phil CPrieš 11 dienų

    Hello Chris, i wanted to know how to wash a ceramic coated car in winter without having a garage? I don't have any diy car washing stations where i live. Thanks for your help.

  • Wooosh Farmer
    Wooosh FarmerPrieš 11 dienų

    The best way to avoid all this: Park in your garage

  • MrFishBlood
    MrFishBloodPrieš 11 dienų

    I've read that you should never leave your wiper arms up... They hinge for maintenance purposes, but aren't meant to be left up, it weakens the springs and reduces the pressure of your wiper blades on the glass.

  • Winterpillow
    WinterpillowPrieš 12 dienų

    6 months later I've came back to help inform other again about not lifting your wipers off of your windshield. I've personally seen windshields shatter because of them being blown down.

  • Владислав Гаврилин
    Владислав ГаврилинPrieš 12 dienų

    On last winter in Ukraine we have 27 celsium degrees negative. Yes, we use all of that tips, because if you dont do this - you cant penetrate in you'r car after couple hours after ride. Another one tip for really low degrees winter - take off battery and take it in the house. Dont get your battery freeze.

  • Greg Hill
    Greg HillPrieš 12 dienų

    you must be a bit further north then i am over in pa around rt 78 we always seem to get the dam winter mix of wet snow with sleet and ice it is a rare storm that is actually dusty enough to blow off car with a leaf blower i wish we could i had my kids use shovels on me rather then snow brushes so i had cars that look like it was attacked by a lion at the safari park . they were teenagers and couldn't figure out a shovel would scratch car

  • Dusty Bottoms
    Dusty BottomsPrieš 13 dienų

    ………or get all you junk out of your garage and here’s an idea, put your vehicle in there. You neighbors will also thank you for you’re driveway not looking like a used car lot.

  • ᓂᑯᓚ NDup
    ᓂᑯᓚ NDupPrieš 13 dienų

    Being from Montreal, Canada, where winter is long, we use high-quality brushes with plastic scraper all winter. Saves time. So it is really important to do these: - Wax car at least once a year. - Oil Change every year. - Rust-proof every year. - Check tire pressure every month. - Have a box full of fluids, cleaners and microfiber laying in the trunk. - When removing snow, make sure the exhaust is in the clear and then start the car to warm up the engine and to de-ice the windows better. - Have an emergency kit in the car at all times, spare tire is a must with road conditions. - Get good winter tires. - Get a pen paint that matches your car paint, there's always someone who bumps your parked car. - Sing "I will survive" and "Living on a prayer". - Eat baguette and fromage. - Compliment someone for bad driving, staying positive, etc. - Avoid Montreal roads.

  • Blue Steel
    Blue SteelPrieš 13 dienų

    9:17 My favorite line.

  • S Konstas
    S KonstasPrieš 13 dienų

    Actually, reverse is the gear with the most torque. So backing up through snow is better on reverse if you keep the front wheels straight.

  • Brian Ashley
    Brian AshleyPrieš 14 dienų

    I like how this is also a video about keeping a shovel clean, I hope this guys a dad because he's the best at dad stuff 😂

  • Ma7hiu5
    Ma7hiu5Prieš 14 dienų

    In the UK we dont get a lot of snow but when we do, I use barely warm water and use that on the icy areas.... heck even cold tap water will melt the ice... its ice so its below 0.c, cold tap water is hotter than that hence it melts. Water on the driver door, enough to gain access, and they start the car and let idle and get warm, while clearing lights is usually suffice for me.

  • Your Name
    Your NamePrieš 14 dienų

    Just use a garage

  • Collin Wall
    Collin WallPrieš 14 dienų

    I remember thinking painters tape won’t damage my paint so I tape a piece of trim on while I waited for the glue to dry. Pulled of the tape and off came the paint with jt

  • Gohan
    GohanPrieš 15 dienų

    I remember this lol

  • Hd Lim
    Hd LimPrieš 15 dienų

    my car is in the garage, floor heated. hahaha!

  • Adrianjayeonline
    AdrianjayeonlinePrieš 15 dienų

    The zip lock is an excellent idea

  • RichterScaleMuscle TM
    RichterScaleMuscle TMPrieš 15 dienų

    I just put a car cover over my vehicle in the winter months

  • Hammerheadstx
    HammerheadstxPrieš 15 dienų

    Making snow removal exciting!

  • AlanNCA
    AlanNCAPrieš 15 dienų

    I live in California, to not see any snow, just make sure your cable/satellite tv bill is paid!

  • Patrick Wagz
    Patrick WagzPrieš 16 dienų

    You filled up the windshield washer fluid. But, you forgot to top-off the blinker fluid!! :/

  • Andrei Banu
    Andrei BanuPrieš 16 dienų

    Also don't forget to get some winter blinker fluid.

  • doseagez
    doseagezPrieš 16 dienų

    All those tips are cute but if you want to level up, be like us in central Canada - skip every step in this video and get a remote starter. Start your vehicle from the house 20 minutes before you go and the windshield will be clear. The rest of the snow will fly off the vehicle while you're driving

  • chiya2006
    chiya2006Prieš 16 dienų

    One more reason to back up the car faced the street is, of course when you have a dead battery and you need to bring your neighbor to give you a boost. It happened to me just yesterday. I had bad battery knowing will disappoint me in the morning, so I patched inside a garage face outside. Good enough when I woke up , battery was dead so my neighbor came over n gave it a boost no problem. Do it people where you have snow in your area

  • Rodney Edge
    Rodney EdgePrieš 17 dienų

    Quick question. Why not use a full car cover? Is that just a preference, or is there a reason? Love your videos man!

  • GreyLetsPlay
    GreyLetsPlayPrieš 18 dienų

    Snowstorm : Okay, Time to evolve so that we can penetrate through plastic.

  • Zoe meow
    Zoe meowPrieš 18 dienų

    Was magical thanks 💖✨

  • Jerimiah Phipps
    Jerimiah PhippsPrieš 18 dienų

    I usually fill a spray bottle with winter washer fluid and spray the windshield and windows first then I hop in the truck and run it for 10 to 20 minutes to get the heater going good and toasty and the snow and ice just runs off.

  • J Carnahan
    J CarnahanPrieš 18 dienų

    I use plastic grocery bags on the windshield wipers while they hold the windshield cover in place. I like the use of painter's tape idea.

  • CCB Live
    CCB LivePrieš 19 dienų

    I just watched the whole video and i don't even own a car 😂

  • SheerLock
    SheerLockPrieš 19 dienų

    Workshop blower would be even better as it is more compact and the handle is also aligned more ergonomically.

  • Olga Varela
    Olga VarelaPrieš 19 dienų

    This are awesome tips, and so far you are the only one that goes unto all details. I love all your videos. thank you so much from Arizona..yes we do get ice and snow here.

  • r142 & friends
    r142 & friendsPrieš 19 dienų

    what happened to your moms thunderbird?

  • policewannabe
    policewannabePrieš 22 dienas

    Tip: Try to charge your battery before hand with a trickle charger to help prevent your battery from dying.

  • NCS Release
    NCS ReleasePrieš 23 dienas

    3:50 can i use WD-40 or not

  • Vil
    VilPrieš 25 dienų

    Like canada

  • King Shibe
    King ShibePrieš 27 dienų

    3:56 when she tells me to unload in her

  • Champy
    ChampyPrieš 28 dienų

    It didnt snow in my entire country for 6 years. last year has been snow CHAOS like 2m PACKED SNOW EVERYWHERE and no people came to Help the Entire Street has been cleaned by the RESIDENTS SRY WHAT!?!

  • drone dude
    drone dudePrieš 28 dienų

    On my shovel I use polyurethane and it works great 👍👍👍

  • Jonathan Grenier
    Jonathan GrenierPrieš 29 dienų

    Another trick i have to solve most problems he s talking about is just to buy a nice newer car... i simply use remote start and my mirror are heated so 🤷‍♂️

  • Langdon Liao
    Langdon LiaoPrieš 29 dienų

    We're still several months away from cold weather let alone snow, but Upstate New York has some brutal winter weather. These are great tips and tricks to know.

  • Edspapa Mobile
    Edspapa MobilePrieš mėn

    This is very good (even though I’m not legally allowed on roads because age) and where I live it doesn’t snow but still good

  • panchakdechor Suos
    panchakdechor SuosPrieš mėn

    Good fix Chrisfix

  • Mr CHuCKy
    Mr CHuCKyPrieš mėn

    He is the hero we needed

  • MikeHunter -
    MikeHunter -Prieš mėn

    And theres me, living 100 miles away from a desert in the Middle East.. "Ah yes, interesting. better write it down"

  • AndroidsOfDBZ
    AndroidsOfDBZPrieš mėn

    My school closes on a snow storm 🌨

  • Donald A
    Donald APrieš mėn

    I would have been making more snow ice cream than anybody could ever eat. Stealing snow off the hood of a car is the best place to get it.

  • Jonathan Atchison
    Jonathan AtchisonPrieš mėn

    one more trick you can use is a spray bottle with vinegar just be careful of the vinegar touching the paint. But this works great for annoying sheets of ice.

  • Pepper Steaks
    Pepper SteaksPrieš mėn

    Use a big piece of cardboard on the tunle cover for the snow

  • RealJ8
    RealJ8Prieš mėn

    No one's gonna talk about how weird he pronounces WATER? "wuter"

  • Patrick Wagz

    Patrick Wagz

    Prieš 15 dienų

    jersey accent! :)

  • Angela Stroud
    Angela StroudPrieš mėn

    I'm a huge fan of your videos! You've turned me from someone who knew nothing about cars into a person who has saved thousands of dollars on my vehicles (started with basic brake jobs, then replaced all calipers, have done spark plugs, and now I'm going to do the front suspension this weekend). Once you learn how to do one thing, it's easy to build skills and confidence to try other things (like changing the alternator belt and spark plugs in my boat--a job that one marina said would cost $500, but I did it for $40). Would you please do a video on how to deal with extensive rust on the underside of a truck/car? I live in a big snow region with lots of salt and have a major rust problem on one car and want to prevent it on the '08 Tundra I bought this year (which only has minimal surface rust at this point since I bought it in Texas). There are other videos out there, but I trust your work more than anyone else. Thank you!!

  • asap
    asapPrieš mėn

    Little tip have a back up Jerry can in your bed/trunk

  • Steve Vaught
    Steve VaughtPrieš mėn

    Chris fix is awesome. He didn't get over 8M subscribers by being like everyone else.

  • ChrisFix

    ChrisFix

    Prieš mėn

    Thank you

  • Loai Gaming
    Loai GamingPrieš mėn

    It also said "check engine"

  • Richard
    RichardPrieš mėn

    I just leave my car in the garage. And i have 500kg of road salt in the shed and a spreader cart to keep the driveway snow and ice free. And i have a mains powered electric heater in my car, purpose made for cars, i can put that on a timer so it heats up the car for like 30 minutes before i leave 🙂

  • Jonas F
    Jonas FPrieš mėn

    Or you get a Toyota Land Cruiser and throw a grenade under it. Blows all the snow and frost off and the car is not even scratched.

  • Clayton
    ClaytonPrieš mėn

    Me taking notes while living in FL

  • Daydreamer
    DaydreamerPrieš mėn

    Watching this right now because it started snowing two days ago in Canada lmfao

  • Ferrer, Gabriel
    Ferrer, GabrielPrieš mėn

    Dude… I live in Miami… The closest we will get here to snowing temperatures is 55 degrees F! But did I click to enjoy another of Chris’ videos? Heck yeah!

  • Just Some Guy With A Moustache
    Just Some Guy With A MoustachePrieš mėn

    I only worry about paying than the kids safety

  • Sanj R[Epic48LegendarySanj]
    Sanj R[Epic48LegendarySanj]Prieš mėn

    2:06 HOLD UP!!! HOW COME YOU STILL HAVE THAT BROKEN JAG ALTHOUGH YOU USE IT STILL

  • Gion Vincent Ontong
    Gion Vincent OntongPrieš mėn

    Hallo. ChrisFix

  • Clement Ng
    Clement NgPrieš mėn

    A coat of wax helps before winter

Kitas