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  • 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......

  • 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......

  • What to Know Before You Charge Up: All About EV Charging Stations

    What to Know Before You Charge Up: All About EV Charging Stations

    Anyone who thinks electric cars are a passing fad will be surprised to learn there are currently 14 pure electric and eight plug-in hybrid electric cars (both......

  • 10 Lifesaving Road Trip Tips

    10 Lifesaving Road Trip Tips

    As much fun as the adventure part of traveling can be, the best part of a road trip is coming home safely. These ten lifesaving road tip trips will help you do just that. If you’re looking......

  • The Five Overlooked Car Maintenance Items

    The Five Overlooked Car Maintenance Items

    Aside from your house, the most important and expensive item you have is your car. It is the product that gets you to your job, visit your family or friends, takes you on adventures,......

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    10 Things A Mechanic Doesn't Want You To Know

    Many of us depend on our cars every day, and need them to be running smoothly so that we can do the shopping, drive the kids to their sporting events, and take our summer road......

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    10 Upsells From A Mechanic You Actually Need

    When you go to a garage, the mechanic (like most other service providers) will often try and get you to purchase more than you initially came in for. Sometimes these upsells are......

  • 10 Major Mistakes You

    10 Major Mistakes You're Making When Changing Your Car Oil

    If you change your own oil (or even if you have a shop do it), your car may not be getting all the attention it needs. Almost everyone who has ever changed the oil in......

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    Top 5 Common Ways Thieves Break Into a Car

    If you want to learn how to break into a car, all it takes is a quick spin around the Internet to come up with plenty of simple methods, from MacGyver-style......