Car Ownership - Maintenance & Repair

  • timing belt

    What is a Timing Belt and How do I Know it's Going Bad

      A pivotal item in modern internal combustion engines, timing belts coordinate the movements of the crankshaft (the shaft driving the cylinders) and the camshaft......

  • Is Expensive Car Wax Really Worth It?

    Is Expensive Car Wax Really Worth It?

      Having bought a brand new luxury car or prized vehicle, you have fallen in love with the mirror-like appearance of the painted fenders and doors. Wanting to preserve this lush......

  • How to Change Your Car

    How to Change Your Car's Air Filter

    As every automobile engine depends on clean air to mix with fuel, a vehicle's air filter assumes an important duty insuring that dirt and debris does not enter the engine. After extensive......

  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution

    Electronic Brake Force Distribution

    The automobile industry has dedicated millions of dollars in the last decade to developing new safety technology. Many of these millions went into improving braking technology, along with......

  • What To Do When You

    What To Do When You're In a Fender-Bender

    It can be hard to think clearly after the shock of a fender-bender, so Women-Drivers.com, with safety and insurance partner......

  • Accidentally putting diesel in a gas car

    Accidentally putting diesel in a gas car

    If you have accidentally put diesel in a gas tank, it's natural to panic. Most people would be horrified, thinking they have done something majorly wrong. True enough, this is bad but......

  • Removing Car Paint Swirls

    Removing Car Paint Swirls

    Most swirl marks come from improperly washing a vehicle. Unfortunately, it is possible to wax your car and still have swirls. This is because wax is designed to protect your vehicles finish, not......

  • Car Care Tips

    Car Care Tips

    The red light never wavers.It glows, very much like a mean red eye staring you down when you get behind the wheel. Hey. Psst. You there.......

  • My Car Just Clicks! What

    My Car Just Clicks! What's wrong with it? | Dead Battery

    Many people complain of an engine that clicks when they are trying to start their vehicle. The most common answer to this problem is usually the battery. Often times a......

  • Caring for Custom Wheels

    Caring for Custom Wheels

    Custom wheels represent an investment in your vehicle. Preserving the appearance of the wheel requires ongoing maintenance. Each type of custom wheel finish has its own unique maintenance......