Assemble a mission-critical kit
Whether you change your tire yourself or rely on a tire sealant, keep these “mission-critical” items in your vehicle at all times.
Wheel chocks. Keep your car from falling off the jack, especially on slopes.
Plug-in flashlight. Dark nights can make it impossible to see what you’re doing.
Gloves. Good to have all year long, but critical for handling cold metal in subzero temps.
Tire inflator. You’ll need this to fill low spares and top off tires repaired with Fix-A-Flat.