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Car Ownership - Maintenance & Repair

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    30-60-90-120k Service

    Keeping your primary vehicle running reliably is an important part of your investment. A new or certified pre-owned vehicle purchased today will likely last for decades if it is properly......

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    What Does ASE-Certified Mechanic Mean?

    One of the hardest things to do with a car is to find a mechanic you can trust. There are many elements that add up to a great mechanic — honesty, availability, and, of course,......

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    Why Car Repairs Seem More Expensive Today

    Vehicle repairs are becoming more expensive. There’s no denying that fact. Prices for all kinds of vehicle repairs are rising faster than inflation. There are a number of reasons for......

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    Low Coolant May Not Always Indicate a Leak in Your Radiator

    Most people don’t check the fluid levels in their cars as often as they should. Especially if a car is a newer model, most people just assume everything’s OK, or......

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    Question: Why does my exhaust rattle when accelerating?

    There are many different things that could be the culprit when it comes to answering the question, "Why does my exhaust rattle when accelerating?" But if your car has......

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    10 Car Mechanic Tips

    Nobody wants to spend money to service their car, but to paraphrase that old Mr. Goodwrench commercial, you can pay your mechanic now — or you can pay him later. The problem is, if you pay him......

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    10 Things to Do if You have a Flood Damaged Car

    A flood is one of the worst things that can happen to a car. Floodwater can do all sorts of damage, and while some of the problems may be immediately evident, others can lurk in......

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    How to Replace Manual Transmission Fluid

    In a manual transmission, the fluid is only used to lubricate and cool the transmission, unlike in an automatic transmission where the fluid is also used to transmit power. Because of......

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    How to Jump Start a Car

    If you try and start your car and the engine turns over slowly, nothing happens, or the starter makes a few clicks, knowing how to jump start a car might be all you need to get back on the road. Before......

  • Takata Airbag Recall - 9 Things to Know if Your Car is Involved

    Takata Airbag Recall - 9 Things to Know if Your Car is Involved

    The Takata airbag recall has grown to epic proportions, with more than 68 million vehicles possibly affected in the United States alone, and more than 100......