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I've got a 98 grand am that I cant drive until next summer and has been sitting all this summer. Is there anything I should do as it is going to sit awhile? I've been starting it and letting it run a few minutes about once a week. Thanks in advance

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If you keep doing what you have been doing, I would say you would be fine.

Just for good measure, I would drive it around the block once a month also (if you can).

A can of Sta-bil for the fuel tank and an change oil if it is close to needing a change. Some dryer sheets inside, trunk and eng. compartment for mouse control. You should be good!

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I'd do the same except have the oil changed, coolant inspected for freezing point, top off the fuel tank (add a can of seafoam, 1 oz per gallon of gas), and then as soon as the temps stay below freezing remove the battery and don't worry about it until spring when the temps stay above freezing.

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