Car Ownership - Maintenance & Repair

  • 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......

  • The Correct Way to Wash and Wax a Car

    The Correct Way to Wash and Wax a Car

    Proper washing and waxing techniques can create a beautiful finish and help reduce marring and scratching of your vehicles paint.   Washing Tools Soft Car Washin ClothWash your......

  • pouring antifreeze

    How to Test Antifreeze

    Automotive Coolant Coolant is a water and antifreeze mixture that is added to your engine periodically. The purpose of coolant is in keeping the engine from overheating by taking heat away from the......

  • What are Gasoline Additives?

    What are Gasoline Additives?

    Gasoline additives are incorporated into the fuel to try to increase the octane rating. Octane ratings are the numerical value of the knock resistance of a specific fuel. What is the knock? Your......

  • Getting Your Ride Ready for Summer Heat

    Getting Your Ride Ready for Summer Heat

    Introduction Here in southern California, temperatures have already hit the century mark and the rest of the nation will be......

  • Car Care Tips: Spring Cleaning

    Car Care Tips: Spring Cleaning

    Introduction Spring arrived, and you knocked out all your spring cleaning. You cleaned out the closet, washed the windows, spruced up the......

  • Spare Tire Maintenance

    Spare Tire Maintenance

    A spare tire serves as a back up in case your car has a flat. Vehicles typically carry a spare tire mounted on a rim, to be used in the event of flat tire or flat tire. Many spare tires for modern cars......

  • Hybrid Car Maintenance

    Hybrid Car Maintenance

    n 2007, hybrid vehicle sales had reached an all-time record of 352,184 for the United States. With such a surge of new hybrid offerings proposed from every major auto company, consumers are slowly......