This TikTok Hack Proves You've Probably Been Pumping Gas Wrong In Winter Your Whole Life

Keep those fingers warm, folks! 🥶👇

This TikTok Hack Proves You've Probably Been Pumping Gas Wrong In Winter Your Whole Life

With the winter weather really coming down in some parts of the country, this TikTok hack on how to pump gas in the snow and cold might be a game changer for you.

TikTok user @jamieleebra shared this simple thing you can do that will allow you to put your hands back in your pockets while you pump, and it's low-key genius.


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"Apparently a lot of Canadians don't know this," reads the text on the video.

After putting the gas nozzle into her car, she pushes down a latch near the top of the pump, which holds it in place without her needing to continuously squeeze the handle. This allows her to be hands-free, all while filling up!

"Stay warm pumping gas in the winter," she ended the video by saying. The caption of her post reads, "Pumping gas in the winter is the worst," and if you've ever had frozen fingers while filling your tank, you'd probably agree.

If you're thinking of staying indoors this winter until spring arrives, there are a few TikTok hacks you might want to try out, like this simple way to make Cineplex-style popcorn at home. A former Cineplex employee dished on how easy it is to do it yourself — and it only takes three ingredients

And if you're looking for something a little more substantial to eat, this viral TikTok on how to up your Kraft Dinner might be the fit for you. There's absolutely nothing wrong with eating it the traditional way, but if you're looking for some easy decadence, loading up the Canadian staple with heavy cream and cheese is an easy way to get a little fancy.

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Sarah Rohoman
Sarah Rohoman is an Editor for Narcity Media focused on Canadian celebrities and is based in Toronto, Ontario.