Car Ownership Tips

  • How To Check Fuel Filter

    How To Check Fuel Filter

    The fuel filter helps prevent the sediment from the bottom of your fuel tank and other contaminates from clogging your carburetor or fuel injectors. When the fuel filter gets old and dirty it may clog......

  • How To Change An Oil Filter

    How To Change An Oil Filter

    The oil filter in your car's engine filters some of the dirt and particles out of the oil in order to keep it a bit cleaner so that it is better able to lubricate your engine. Some people like to......

  • NHTSA: 2014 VW Jetta Garners First 5-Star Safety Rating

    NHTSA: 2014 VW Jetta Garners First 5-Star Safety Rating

    Volkswagen has raised the ol’ safety bar for the 2014 VW Jetta, while also lowering the price of admission to its......

  • What Is BMW Park Distance Control?

    What Is BMW Park Distance Control?

    BMW Park Distance Control (or PDC) is a system that warns drivers of nearby objects when parking. The system works only on the rear of some older vehicles but works on both the front and......

  • Cadillac Vibrating Safety Seat Alert — ABTL Auto Extras

    Cadillac Vibrating Safety Seat Alert — ABTL Auto Extras

    Cadillac has rolled out a new safety feature across the brand’s entire model lineup. It’s called the Vibrating Safety Alert Seat, and it’s demonstrated......

  • Checking Out Jaguar at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show

    Checking Out Jaguar at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show

    Jaguar had quite the showing at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show with the F-Type Coupe, the C-X17 Sports Crossover concept, and the rest of Jaguar's lineup for 2014. That doesn't......

  • Replacing A Fuel Pressure Regulator

    Replacing A Fuel Pressure Regulator

    The fuel pressure regulator regulates the pressure of the fuel in the fuel lines to the proper level. If the fuel pressure regulator is defective the fuel pressure supplied by the fuel......

  • Radiator Fan Replacement

    Radiator Fan Replacement

    The radiator fan helps prevent the vehicle's engine from overheating, especially when the vehicle is idling or moving slowly. Before you learn how to replace the radiator fan, you should first ensure......

  • What Is The Audi Adaptive Air Suspension?

    What Is The Audi Adaptive Air Suspension?

    Audi's Adaptive Air Suspension is an electronically controlled suspension system that uses air springs on all four corners of the vehicle. Data from accelerometers and sensors on the......

  • 2014 LATCH Car Seat Law Changes – What You Need to Know

    2014 LATCH Car Seat Law Changes – What You Need to Know

    “Wait, new car seat laws? What? Yikes! Help!”  That seems to be the reaction of most parents when they learn that new laws involving car seats may take......