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BREMERHAVEN, GERMANY - JANUARY 22: A Porsche car destined for export overseas stand parked and waiting to be loaded onto a ship on January 22, 2014 in Bremerhaven, Germany. Bremerhaven is Europe's biggest port for car exports, with over 2.1 million cars having passed through in 2013. Much of the German economy relies on exports, a fact criticized by the U.S. and other governments, who argue that stronger German domestic demand would help a global economic recovery. (Photo by David Hecker/Getty Images)

AAA has offered some tips on how to take care of your car while you’re not driving it.

  • Do not let your gas tank stay low. Spokeswoman Jeanette Casselano says you want to keep it ¾ full or completely full. It will reduce condensation in the car, in your gas tank, which if better for your gas.

 

  • Adding a fuel stabilizer will help the car start easier and keep the gas from going bad.

 

  • A battery tender can help keep your battery charged.

 

  • Prop up wiper blades so they aren’t touching the windshield so they don’t get stuck to the glass.

 

  • Add 10 PSI of pressure more than usual to prevent flat spots from forming.

 

  • Don’t use your parking break! It can become frozen or your parking brake pad can deteriorate over time.