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(KTVI) – It’s about to get really cold Sunday night. Is your car prepared?  AAA’s Phil Linck gives us a quick tutorial of what you need to be prepared.

An easy way to check is to take a Lincoln-head penny to check the tread on your tires.

Cooling System Checklist
A good rule of thumb is to replace your antifreeze every two years.

Oil To-Dos
 grade is 5W-30 and for the newest model Ford vehicles, 5W-20.  You also might want to consider adding a synthetic blend motor oil

Battery Basics
Check your battery charge and for corrosion on posts.

Things to keep in your car
Emergency Flasher
Candy Bars or Granola Bars