In extreme temperatures, you may notice your car doors have a tendency to freeze shut. This can be frustrating, especially when you're in a hurry to get on the road.
When it's extremely cold outside, a thin layer of ice can form in the gap between your car door and the car's body.
You may see a layer of ice on the door handle or the keyhole, preventing the door from opening and the car from unlocking. If it’s cold enough, the ice won't melt away on its own.
There are several methods for unfreezing car doors and locks.
If you find that your car doors are freezing more often than not, your seals may be damaged and need replacing.
Ideally, you'll be able to avoid dealing with frozen car doors! Park indoors whenever possible. Keeping your vehicle out of the wind and limiting its exposure to ice and snow will help keep it in good working condition,
and will reduce the risk of your car doors freezing.
If you must park outside, consider covering your vehicle with a tarp or other cover to help protect it from the elements.
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