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We know modern vehicles are designed to operate under harsh conditions, and we know you take care of your Jeep well, but extreme cold and severe weather can still cause costly breakdowns and failures.

Make sure you don't overlook anything as you prep your Jeep for winter. Click here to read more.
 

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I read the article. I live in a climate with 5 months of winter and have not experienced most of the problems brought up in the article... probably because our vehicles and brains are better prepared for the conditions. For example, any shop will test antifreeze freezing point with regular maintenance because we know we need a 50/50 mix minimum, 60/40 optimal, to prevent coolant freezing. We have two sets of wiper blades, or use beam types all year to avoid winter surprises. Tire pressure : with mandatory winter tires from December to March where I am, tire pressures are rarely an issue because tires are swapped often and it kinda forces you to check them. As far as batteries go... well Ok, it's a thing, but we use block heaters so not a big issue at all. Windshield washer fluid/tank issues : none, we use winter mix all year up here.

Issues I do see :
  • Increased rust activity from salt exposure, especially for those who park in a heated garage.
  • Getting a boost because you forgot to use the block heater in -30F or colder.

But yeah battery is the #1 thing, except for those who take good care of it (use block heater and/or battery warmer when super cold, test it to make sure it's good for the upcoming winter, charge it periodically at home if you don't use the Jeep much or drive only short distances, etc...).
 

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Please forgive @Mark_ for his post above. Canadians are a hardy bunch when it comes to winter.

Ahh...lets be blunt. Canadians think they are all that and a bag of chips because they live in a place where -30F / -34C is but a chilly day for them requiring them to pull out a flannel shirt to wear.

A place where they make videos of throwing boiling water into the frozen air and watching it instantly evaporate into a cloud of vapor...I believe they call it Canadian Fireworks. :rolleyes:

A place where it is so cold that they hope to get into a heated argument with their spouse...

A place so cold that frozen eyebrows are known as Canadian mascara...

A place so cold that they open up the freezer door to warm the house up...

A place so cold that people look forward to getting a fever...

So yes, of course, Canadians know how to prepare their cars for winter and they will tell you all about it....right Mark?

:LOL::ROFLMAO::p


P.S. It was 2 degrees Fahrenheit out this morning when I woke up, so maybe I shouldn't be joking about Canadians, huh? :unsure:
 

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Please forgive @Mark_ for his post above. Canadians are a hardy bunch when it comes to winter.

Ahh...lets be blunt. Canadians think they are all that and a bag of chips because they live in a place where -30F / -34C is but a chilly day for them requiring them to pull out a flannel shirt to wear.

A place where they make videos of throwing boiling water into the frozen air and watching it instantly evaporate into a cloud of vapor...I believe they call it Canadian Fireworks. :rolleyes:

A place where it is so cold that they hope to get into a heated argument with their spouse...

A place so cold that frozen eyebrows are known as Canadian mascara...

A place so cold that they open up the freezer door to warm the house up...

A place so cold that people look forward to getting a fever...

So yes, of course, Canadians know how to prepare their cars for winter and they will tell you all about it....right Mark?

:LOL::ROFLMAO::p


P.S. It was 2 degrees Fahrenheit out this morning when I woke up, so maybe I shouldn't be joking about Canadians, huh? :unsure:
Funny story... we woke up to rain and 36F today. But !... come 1 pm, things got more interesting with a rapid temperature drop. Streets and sidewalks like a skating rink.

Where I am, climate is very similar to parts of Minnesota and the Dakotas, so you guys are just as 'winter prepped' as we are ;)
 

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Please forgive @Mark_ for his post above. Canadians are a hardy bunch when it comes to winter.

Ahh...lets be blunt. Canadians think they are all that and a bag of chips because they live in a place where -30F / -34C is but a chilly day for them requiring them to pull out a flannel shirt to wear.

A place where they make videos of throwing boiling water into the frozen air and watching it instantly evaporate into a cloud of vapor...I believe they call it Canadian Fireworks. :rolleyes:

A place where it is so cold that they hope to get into a heated argument with their spouse...

A place so cold that frozen eyebrows are known as Canadian mascara...

A place so cold that they open up the freezer door to warm the house up...

A place so cold that people look forward to getting a fever...

So yes, of course, Canadians know how to prepare their cars for winter and they will tell you all about it....right Mark?

:LOL::ROFLMAO::p


P.S. It was 2 degrees Fahrenheit out this morning when I woke up, so maybe I shouldn't be joking about Canadians, huh? :unsure:
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We had some rain and then freezing temperatures on top of it yesterday. The doors were frozen. With remote start I was able to heat up the inside. I managed to open the front doors but the rear doors stayed frozen. After I drove about 15 min, I was able to open the rear doors. Not sure what I would do without the remote start. I was away from the city. I had put some silicone sprey on the seals last month. Apparently, that did not help much.

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Please forgive @Mark_ for his post above. Canadians are a hardy bunch when it comes to winter.

Ahh...lets be blunt. Canadians think they are all that and a bag of chips because they live in a place where -30F / -34C is but a chilly day for them requiring them to pull out a flannel shirt to wear.

A place where they make videos of throwing boiling water into the frozen air and watching it instantly evaporate into a cloud of vapor...I believe they call it Canadian Fireworks. :rolleyes:

A place where it is so cold that they hope to get into a heated argument with their spouse...

A place so cold that frozen eyebrows are known as Canadian mascara...

A place so cold that they open up the freezer door to warm the house up...

A place so cold that people look forward to getting a fever...

So yes, of course, Canadians know how to prepare their cars for winter and they will tell you all about it....right Mark?

:LOL::ROFLMAO::p


P.S. It was 2 degrees Fahrenheit out this morning when I woke up, so maybe I shouldn't be joking about Canadians, huh? :unsure:
To be fair, an argument with one's spouse could get really hot really quickly.

Anyway, we can only hope to be as winter-prepped as they are. :LOL:
 

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We had some rain and then freezing temperatures on top of it yesterday. The doors were frozen. With remote start I was able to heat up the inside. I managed to open the front doors but the rear doors stayed frozen. After I drove about 15 min, I was able to open the rear doors. Not sure what I would do without the remote start. I was away from the city. I had put some silicone sprey on the seals last month. Apparently, that did not help much.

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Yikes. Yeah, silicone spray on the seals usually works. Wonder what happened.
 
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