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Automotive Emergency Kit Supplies DIY

What Supplies Do I Need in a Vehicle Emergency Kit? 

Whether you are heading out on your soul-searching road trip, or you’ve just decided to add a little more preparation to your life, keeping a vehicle emergency kit in your car is never a bad idea. Roadside emergencies and inconveniences can happen when we least expect them to and being prepared for when they happen can make the entire process a little less stressful.  

The key to an automotive emergency kit is to cover all of your bases without overpacking. So what emergency essentials should you be keeping in your kit? Here’s Friendly Kia’s top automotive emergency kit supplies for your next DIY weekend project in New Port Richey, FL.  

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Vehicle Emergency Kit Essential Supplies 

One of the most essential parts of making your vehicle emergency kit is doing it in a way that is organized. Our team recommends using a waterproof duffel bag or backpack that you can easily store and access your items. As you start stocking up your DIY automotive emergency kit, here are some essential supplies you won’t want to leave behind: 

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  • Tire sealant 
  • Adjustable wrench 
  • Adjustable screwdrivers 
  • Portable phone battery and charger 
  • Jumper cables 
  • Quart of motor oil 
  • First-aid kit  
  • Towel 
  • Blanket 
  • Ice scraper 
  • Antifreeze 
  • Car Jack 
  • No-spill gas can 
  • Spray bottle of wiper fluid 
  • Pliers 
  • Flashlight 
  • Batteries 
  • Pocket knife 
  • Water bottles 
  • Granola bars 
  • Car escape tool 

Stay safe on your next road trip with a DIY vehicle emergency kit stowed safely in your trunk. Follow our guide to ensure you don’t miss out on packing any essential items.