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Free October 4 Event Provides Low-income Families with Pre-winter Vehicle Inspections and Care Kits

The Lift Garage is a local nonprofit providing low-cost car repair to those in need. Last year we published an article about them, Nonprofit Spotlight: The Lift Garage - Changing the World One Car at a Time

On Thursday, October 4, the Lift Garage and Eden Prairie-based Element Fleet are joining forces to offer free pre-winter car inspections to vehicle owners from low-income families. 300 winter car care kits that include jumper cables, a blanket, hat, mittens and more will also be given out. Car owners simply need to sign up online.

Getting a vehicle professionally inspected before the winter months can mean the difference between doing a small repair now or getting stranded on the side of the road in zero-degree temperatures.

The goal of Lift Garage and Element Fleet is to keep families safe all winter long by offering tips and flagging potential vehicle issues – for free.

Inspections will take place at:

Element Fleet, 3 Capital Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Appointments are avilable between 7:00am and 5:00pm, taking about 20 minutes.

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