Car Ownership Tips

  • check wheel bearings

    How To Check Wheel Bearings

    If you've noticed that one of your wheels has started to make a humming or grinding noise that has been gradually getting louder, your vehicle might have a worn out wheel bearing. Even if you......

  • intake manifold

    How To Replace EGR Valve

    The exhaust gas recirculation valve, also known as the EGR valve, recirculates exhaust gas back into the intake, mainly in order to reduce combustion chamber temperatures and improve emissions. The......

  • 2015 chrysler 200

    All About Chrysler’s Beneath The Surface Virtual Reality Experience

    Last September, Chrysler released the “Chrysler 200 Factory Tour,” a virtual tour of the 5 million square foot Sterling Heights Assembly Plant......

  • pouring antifreeze

    How To Check Coolant

    The coolant in your car's engine is what keeps it running at a reasonable temperature and prevents it from overheating. While coolant doesn't transfer heat quite as well as water, it does help keep parts......

  • Coolant Reservoir Cap Replacement

    Coolant Reservoir Cap Replacement

    The radiator cap on your car does much more than just cover the hole on the top of the radiator or coolant reservoir. Mechanics and parts stores have a tool that can be used to test the cap.......

  • How To Check Manual Transmission Fluid

    How To Check Manual Transmission Fluid

    The transmission fluid in a manual transmission lubricates the transmission and helps to keep it cool. If your vehicle has become more difficult to shift or is grinding going into gear......

  • black friday

    Autobytel’s List of Best Black Friday Car Deals

    While you’ve no doubt been seeing a plethora of holiday-themed ads on TV and the ‘Net of late, an oft-overlooked category when shopping for those Black Friday deals......

  • How To Bleed Drum Brakes

    How To Bleed Drum Brakes

    Drum brakes are sometimes found on the rear axle of modern vehicles, and in the past were also used on the front wheels. While drum brakes are quite different than disc brakes, they operate using the......

  • bmw lifestyle shot

    What Are The BMW Lifestyle Collections?

    If you want everyone to know that you are a BMW owner, even when you’re not in your car (or if you can’t afford one of BMW’s automobiles, but want people to think you......

  • 2014 subaru forester with eyesight

    What Is Subaru’s EyeSight?

    Subaru recently announced the debut of its EyeSight driver assist technology on the European market, following its introduction to the Japanese, Australian, and North American markets. The original......