When outdoor temperatures go below freezing levels and water vapor gets into your vehicle’s fuel lines, your fuel lines can easily freeze. Repairing a frozen line is however inexpensive, but it can be frustrating to deal with. Instead, follow these simple steps to keep the issue from occurring in the first place.
MAINTAIN YOUR BATTERY CHARGE AT MAXIMUM LEVEL
To be sure your automobile’s fuel lines don’t freeze be sure to keep your battery fully charged. Small runs in your car can lead to a drop in the battery charge. To keep your battery charged, don’t let your car sit for long periods of time without being driven.
KEEP YOUR FUEL SYSTEM
Next, to keep your fuel lines from freezing by pouring a fuel additive into the system. Buy a fuel-line antifreeze at your local automotive shop to add to your car’s system. Follow the manufacturer’s directives. This substance will keep your lines from freezing over, even at very low temperatures.
MAINTAIN YOUR FUEL TANK AT MAXIMUM CAPACITY
In addition to the aforementioned, Keep your fuel tank at its maximum capacity to reduce moisture in your system. The less moisture in the system, the less chance your vehicle fuel lines will freeze.