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10 Winter Car TIPS & TRICKS you NEED to Know 

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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!
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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

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Feb 19, 2021

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ChrisFix
ChrisFix 12 days ago
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!!!
Haidar Ghafal
Haidar Ghafal 4 hours ago
Howdy Chris! My only question is, and I'm sure I speak for a lot of people, when is the supercharger coming for the driftstang??? Lol
Saima Khanam from
Saima Khanam from 7 hours ago
@Abraham A. ok thx but pls subscribe to me
ScorpionJr40
ScorpionJr40 15 hours ago
Hey chris since you’re starting to upload again will we get another project car series if so how about doing a more retro car like an 80’s or 70’s car it would be really awesome if you did
Anth0ny tHe PaPi
When u droppin a new driftstang vid
Morris Goldberg
@ChrisFix can you do a video about how to adjust a carburetor ? or how to set it and all the fun stuff with a carburetor? Do one with a mechanical fuel pump
Gothtifine
Gothtifine 23 minutes ago
Uhm- I used a pressure washer... yeah it sucked. THERE WAS A FAT DENT IN MY CAR :(
LEŃ TV
LEŃ TV Hour ago
12 year old me: mhm ok useful
Sam m
Sam m 2 hours ago
I got a hack, called a garage. Amazing. Your car will be warm or not sweltering hot, cleaner. And hey you don’t have to worry about thieves or the ahole teens who roam around at night checking if you locked your car.
MaTTTheTeemo
MaTTTheTeemo 2 hours ago
Hey guys! ChrisFix here so today I am gonna show you how to repair a rocket with common hand tools!
CONNOR VOISINE
CONNOR VOISINE 2 hours ago
do you still have your drift stang i do not see it in the back ground any more
Burnin Diesel
Burnin Diesel 2 hours ago
Hey Chris I’m wondering I love cars and fixing them but I hate going under them it’s like a huge fear of mine is there a way I can get over it?
Juan Gomez
Juan Gomez 3 hours ago
"Wutur"
Yadnyesh Badgujar
Yadnyesh Badgujar 4 hours ago
Big fan bro❤️❤️❤️❤️ Love from India ❤️❤️❤️
spy ninja
spy ninja 4 hours ago
Hey chris please more driftstang videos please!!!!
Vortex
Vortex 4 hours ago
who else is waiting for Chris to post another video
pro modes
pro modes 4 hours ago
You sure have a lot of tricks man
Funomis the3rd
Funomis the3rd 4 hours ago
Yo chris could you make a video I how to install a android head unit
Mannik
Mannik 5 hours ago
When is the honda turbo kit video coming?
Stuart Nichols
Stuart Nichols 6 hours ago
Hey ChrisFix I have a safety question. I’m looking to get a floor jack and some jack stands for my Jeep the GVWR is less than 6000. Would I be safe with a 3 ton floor jack and 3 ton jack stands?
Rickard Madsen
Rickard Madsen 6 hours ago
Well, how about parking your car inside, that would help.
Saku Vanninen
Saku Vanninen 6 hours ago
You should see some of the cars here in Finland, especially this winter. In my city it's been about -20°C (-4°F I think) for like two months straight and there has been more snow than we comfortably have room for on the roads and streets. Some cars that I've seen are completely buried under snow :D. It can get pretty dangerous though because the roads become narrower and a lot of parking space is lost. Nice vid tho, I should probably adopt some of these methods if I ever have to park on a driveway (currently I have a carport, which removes the need to take care of almost every other problem except for the cold).
Isaiah Munoz
Isaiah Munoz 6 hours ago
*Laughs From Southern California*
GUNMachine Productions
Hey Chris, what happened to the trailblazer
wassup g
wassup g 8 hours ago
Hey guys! Chris fix here !
Dont Imagine
Dont Imagine 8 hours ago
And it helped my corvette
Dont Imagine
Dont Imagine 8 hours ago
Is it a little weird he has not posted in a week?
TJ OROPILLA
TJ OROPILLA 10 hours ago
8mil subs can you do a face reaveal pls
Nirsombra The Lost Soul
I can't Belice Belice follow u so Long ago now u are at 7.8mill
ceerw buty
ceerw buty 13 hours ago
Not a tip, just a reminder... ALWAYS remove the snow from the top of your car so when your driving you don’t cause the person behind you to get in an accident
ceerw buty
ceerw buty 13 hours ago
one of my hubcaps fell off and got lost, can you do a video on how to tighten or secure hubcaps
Wade Ryan
Wade Ryan 13 hours ago
I’m watching this and I’m from Australia where it never snows q
Mac Yas
Mac Yas 13 hours ago
Dude plssssssss do a abandoned tesla repair video and keeping it serviced without a hole in tesla owners pocket (ps I don't own a tesla I just like that type of content) u can find a flooded one for under 10gs and it will give you more exposure
Adrian Capitanu
Adrian Capitanu 14 hours ago
Have you ever done snow drift🥺
Parham OBriant
Parham OBriant 14 hours ago
Windshield wiper arms left up are a bad idea. Something in the spring mechanism fails on Hondas preventing the wiper blade from making full contact with the glass. One wiper arm is $58.00 from the dealership, installation not included. In a blind stupor from clearing snow from the driveway and ice from the windshield, I managed to leave one up. The wife said you should not have done that, as the News Media had made her aware. Opps!!!
Rekless Gaming
Rekless Gaming 14 hours ago
hi chris love your videos and thats why i am coming to you. i did not watch your "guide to buying a used car" in time to save myself $6,500 on my 2011 dodge charger v6 with 177k miles (which is alot thats why i am not too upset about the mechanical issues) but i believe i can save her. the dealer did in fact reset the codes and through my 10-15 test drive all was fine no check engine light. i turn her off and back on just to double check and its still fine besides things here and there nothing to throw me from it. well i get home less than a hour later taking a look at the cabin air filter and oil which where fin and no leaks as far as i could tell i get back in and its Christmas and maria carry is singing on my dash. check engine light and the battery light. i then take it to a auto zone and have them run the codes and it was a misfire in cylinder 2 and its calling for a cylinder head replacements. as for the battery took it to a mechanic and my alternator is working but they are saying its over charging which is causing my speedometer to shut off as well as the radio. so i am now at the mechanics hands when it comes to this car which i really love and want to drive it but i do not know if i should just call it a lemon and get my money back or see about fixing it myself. also there is a clicking when the ac turns on which has been determined to be a door in the ac unit that is stuck that might be causing the air to run hot. i just want to get your opinion on if i should try to fix it and enjoy it or move on and also is there any videos that would help me fix it that you have made or plan to make in the near future.
MD Durisko
MD Durisko 15 hours ago
Trick that I used over the years is to keep antifreeze in a spray bottle. I’m not good at looking at the weather sometimes and it is nice to be able to just hop outside and spray the windshield with antifreeze or the side view mirrors or that rear window when I’m running late. Thanks for your tips as well. Definitely like the tips about the wax on the shovel. Great idea.
Priyanka agarwal
Priyanka agarwal 15 hours ago
Please make a video on installing rear view camera.
Noah
Noah 15 hours ago
*THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THIS VIDEO IN PARTICULAR BUT I NEED YALLS HELP* So I just removed my OEM trunk lip on my car so I could put a new one on and Volkswagen I guess uses not only a 3M adhesive but also some sort of epoxy to help secure it. I got the 3M tape off no problem but I cannot remove the epoxy to save my life. Ive tried all the low level removers like Goo Gone and WD40 and they didn't do anything. I also took it to a few body shops and they all said they would have to damage the paint and just repaint the whole trunk. Id been avoiding using a paint thinner or something really strong because I really don't want to destroy the paint. Does anyone have any suggestions? I think my next move may be to use a Q tip and dab the acetone on very lightly to try not to kill the paint.
daniel hastings
daniel hastings 16 hours ago
me : watching winter hacks while living in a country with only 1 season, summer also me : WRITE THAT DOWN, WRITE THAT DOWN
OGFearBoi 23
OGFearBoi 23 16 hours ago
Where is the driftstang??
Waffles King
Waffles King 17 hours ago
You are my favorite USliftr
Shadow fan
Shadow fan 17 hours ago
I wish I his knowledge cause my car need's fix and every thing I've tried hasn't worked yet.
Ethan F
Ethan F 19 hours ago
how come you keep your hummer in the back of the driveway? Lol i thought you drove it every day.
Highlight City
Highlight City 19 hours ago
Another reason to keep fuel in you tank is so it doesn’t freeze
BlueMonday
BlueMonday 19 hours ago
My dad: so Dad: you don’t have a car Me: yes Dad: you don’t have a license? Me: yes Dad: then why are you watching ChrisFix’s videos? Me: yes
Mark Alcorta
Mark Alcorta 19 hours ago
Thanks Mr Fix! Great tips, another awesome video!
Homophobic Fag
Homophobic Fag 19 hours ago
one of my hubcaps fell off and got lost, can you do a video on how to tighten or secure hubcaps
Parker Girmustf nyu
Parker Girmustf nyu 19 hours ago
I watched all of your videos
Francis Chua
Francis Chua 20 hours ago
Anyone can advise on this issue? Driving 2008 estima. Facing this problem. Gear engage to drive on level road. Release brakes half way but car won’t move. Need to fully release and then can feel the gear kick in. If car is on a mild up or down slope, release brakes half way, the car will roll due to slope and then can feel gear kick in. These happen after car warm up. When car is cold these problem doesn’t exist. Anyone can help?
RyanMagz02
RyanMagz02 21 hour ago
As a learning mechanic in a tech school I can say your channel is the most helpful thing I’ve ever come across keep up the amazing helpful videos
DONNIE LASSER
DONNIE LASSER 22 hours ago
Hey Chris, What part of Jersey are you from??? I am always coming across great deals on cars in Jersey Maybe I could hook you up with these deals if your interested....
sivi151
sivi151 22 hours ago
If you don't want to break the handle in the ice, just press the OPEN button long on your keys, to lower the window, then you can open it from the inside, without risking any damage
Bill Krause
Bill Krause 23 hours ago
I apply pressure with my hands along the top weather stripping of the frozen door, flexing it in and out along the top outer edge of the frozen door around the window frame. Then I grab the crack of the upper corner of the door opening with my fingers and pry the door open easily ... Piece of cake!
Bill Krause
Bill Krause 23 hours ago
I like your gold truck. I have a push brush in the cap of my truck that clears the snow off my truck, the brush is soft.
Italo Silva
Italo Silva Day ago
Even living in Brazil where there is no snow, I was amazed by this video. Useful tips when traveling abroad. Still, I got to confess I really miss driftstang videos!
777T
777T Day ago
I love this Mazda so much
mckade Deelstra
My car is garaged so I don’t have to worry about it :)
Brandon Brown
Extra Pro Tip: If you happen to own a Hummer, drive said Hummer on snow days!!! 😁😂
QT Knockout
QT Knockout Day ago
Can you do how to change the cars manual to automatic
Hunter Allen
Hunter Allen Day ago
driftstsang update plz
AKSHAYE.369
AKSHAYE.369 Day ago
I don't think this guy knows what he is saying . Dont leave your wiper arm up it can damage your windshield if the fall from heavy wind or snap down as they have spring that suppose to pull them towards the windshield and those same springs in the arm get stressed out from cold temp. P.s ur canadian neighbour
Isaiah Lee
Isaiah Lee Day ago
Question: how do you get those nice camera shots 🤔 Example: 12:08 Also love your videos man👍👍 👍
muhammad colil
Can help me,. My civic vti 2001 automatic, dtc error p1607 pcm internal circuit failure,.. please help me,.. 🙏
채련
채련 Day ago
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ZOLI FORTRESS
My Winter Car is coming up lol toplessgun go brrrrrrrrrrrrrrr, but yeah we need to prepare
Kamalameleon
Kamalameleon Day ago
Does this guy use subscribers cars in any videos?
Marilyn Rivero Aspe Mangollado
Go back to drifting in the snow melta
Jonas Meli
Jonas Meli Day ago
Hey Chris! What's happened with the black honda? Have you installed turbo as you have said? did you sold the car? Will it be more videos about it? Thank you.
callum partridge
'If I run out of fuel, I could freeze and that wouldn't be good'😂 love this guy
archana srinivas
Please do face reveal
Loftt
Loftt Day ago
Chris I started making my dream car and I was curious what seats you put in the drift stang
Menno van Hout
I've got a citroen picasso here how can i diagnose why it's running on 3 cilinders? I tried replacing the spark plugs and bobine but both didn't solve the problem? Does anyone have an idea how to check what's going wrong?
Aldi Heta
Aldi Heta Day ago
Chris can you learn us timing?
Mitchell Huffman
STILL WAITIMG ON THE TURBO DEL SOL BUILD. . .. .. .. .. .. .
Danny Celis
Danny Celis Day ago
can you do a video on replacing a CVT transmission, there is no video for me to follow and i need to replace mine so bad
Irfan
Irfan Day ago
i used warm water not ho and it worked no crack ...
Zachmartinsmusic
Watching this without a car
Ryan Montalvo
Im trying to start flipping cars here in NY. I was wondering how you are able to buy and sell so many cars without hitting the NJ state limit. Do you have a dealers license and if so which one? I really want to start fixing and flipping cars in my garage and I want to know how you are able to flip so many cars without hitting the legal limit.
Terrence Bell
why didnt you use the leaf blower before moving the snow?
Segicus
Segicus Day ago
Hey Chris, just wanna say Thanks for all the videos, i love this channel and i've learned a lot. I hope you will keep teaching and growing. you deserve it! greetings from Colombia
YES
YES Day ago
Hey ChrisFix, I know you are real dedicated to responding to comments so I was hoping you could help me with an issue, I want to buy a jeep but the new fiat made ones worry me, do you think the 2014 Chrysler model will be reliable? P.S thanks for teaching me how to wash my car
sehhi vooty
sehhi vooty Day ago
I always wipe my door seals with silicone spray so they don’t dry out over time. I hate when you get in a car and the door seal is dry rotated and let’s the cold it
sehhi vooty
sehhi vooty Day ago
Also you could just buy a car cover and that should solve the issues completely
ToxicNinja Gaming
Man, I bought the windshield cover last year. Best $25 ever spent.
Randy Moss Fit
How am i not seeing your videos in the sub box
Mark E.
Mark E. Day ago
Omg he is from NJ. hmm but I can't figure out southern or Northern
Mark E.
Mark E. Day ago
ChrisFix Im not trying to be a creep, I just want to meet you
Waffles King
Waffles King Day ago
Show how to prank a car
Sinus Lebastian
Hey Chris, no idea if you'll see this but why don't you make a course teaching people what they should know about how to fix their own cars? Like how to check important liquids, changing tires, all the way to replacing the fuel pump like you've done in a lot of your videos but in like a concentrated concise form? You could even edit together the videos you've already done into a more course like format and sell it online or make it into a "Chris's Car Basics" video series or whatever you want. The information you've given over the years is invaluable but even better than that is putting it in a super easily consumable and study-able way for people to learn about how cars work and how to work on their own themselves.
Avery Varner
Avery Varner Day ago
Hey Chris was just curious on how to fix my power steering pump its got a dent in the pipe or tube whatever you want to call it but i it very loud and im not sure if i need to replace it or not
XzWaRChilDzX
XzWaRChilDzX Day ago
Just bought a christfix hoodie now that it’s getting really cold and I think I’m more excited to get it then any car part I’ve ever bought lol
Angelo Reese
Angelo Reese Day ago
Hi Chris, hope all is well for you and family in this pandemic. I would like to ask for your opinion on getting a Po171, Po174 and po430 code on my 2011 xc 60 Volvo. Codes were shown on my Altell scan tool.
Misterhoi1
Misterhoi1 2 days ago
Oh and just asking where Is the video for the trailer From the hummer video
Angel Morales
Angel Morales 2 days ago
Chris Can You please make a video of how to change an Indicator Shift cable . I need your help. Your videos are very informative.
Francisco Alvarado
Chrisfix i have an issue ! I need serious help
IMASEAL ARPARPARP
Given that electric cars are probably going to dominate in the future, do you guys think that learning/building them will be hard compared to gas cars?
stats
stats 2 days ago
hey chris. Do you know the best place to get parts for your car at a cheaper cost. Things like spoilers, tail lights, rims, etc?
AutoTrader Videos
I wouldn't recommend keeping the blades up sometimes the wind can blow it and itll snap onto the windshield cracking it.
Creation
Creation 2 days ago
Chris or anyone who sees this comment do you know and websites to find stuff for old cars I’m currently working on a 1985 trans am and struggling to find parts
djthoro
djthoro 2 days ago
Also you could just buy a car cover and that should solve the issues completely
You Break I Fix
You Break I Fix 2 days ago
U doing to much
Jason Rodriguez
Jason Rodriguez 2 days ago
hey chris you should make a video about how to tune up your car, just the basics or that even more in depth with what anyone else is trying to do! that would be soooo great! much love and support ✌️🤞
Renz Clan
Renz Clan 2 days ago
i like his truck
Bez
Bez 2 days ago
combat park? i thought thats natural parking
danny perez
danny perez 2 days ago
Hoping you can chime in for those of us who have to drive through heavily salted roads. I am lucky to have a wash bay at work that I can access after hours, but how often should I worry about rinsing off my car?
stats
stats 2 days ago
can you just drive around with a ChrisFix license plate?
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