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Vehicle Upholstery

Vehicle Upholstery Upholstery may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of cars, but it’s pretty important since it’s something that you deal with every time you get into your vehicle. Do you want hot leather seats in the summer? Have you thought about how to remove stains from your […]

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What to Do About a Chipped or Cracked Windshield

You can do your best to swerve around potholes, avoid crossing animals, and keep tabs on everyone else on the road around you. But there are some things that you simply cannot prevent. When you’re driving behind someone on a gravel road, or behind a fully loaded dump truck, your windshield may fall victim to […]

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What to Do When Your Car Won’t Start

One of the worst feelings is when you get into your car, turn the key, and nothing happens. It doesn’t start. At that point, you probably jimmy the key and try again. And again. Maybe one more time. Cursing could be involved now. Eventually, you’ll wonder why your car hasn’t started. Vehicles fail to start […]

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Flat Tires and What to Do

One of a driver’s worst nightmares is getting a flat tire. Flat tires aren’t fun for anyone, but they’re actually much easier to deal with than many other car problems. When a tire goes flat, there are a few things that you need to know in order to keep your car in control, pull over […]

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All About Auto Insurance

Every driver is required to have some form of auto insurance. Whether you own a car or not, you need insurance if you’re going to drive. However, handling insurance can be a little confusing and tricky. The state minimum protects other parties, but does not protect you. How you choose to boost your insurance policy […]

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Locating, Understanding, and Replacing Fuses

If any electrical system in your vehicle stops working, there’s a good chance that the only thing you’ll need to do is replace a fuse. Finding your fuse box, identifying what is what, and knowing how to replace fuses may seem like something that you don’t want to do on your own, but it usually […]

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What’s That Smell?

Although some smells in your car can just be the leftovers you forgot to put in your refrigerator, other smells can be a sign that it’s time to take your car in to see a mechanic. Here are some smells to sniff for. Rotten Egg or Sulfur Smell A sulfurous or rotten egg smell, especially […]

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All About Tires

Your tires are an extremely important aspect of your vehicle: they’re the only part of it that actually touches the road, so they need to be in good driving condition. Here are some things to look at. Tire Pressure The pressure of your tires can affect many things on your vehicle. Low tire pressure can […]

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Five Things to Look for in an Auto Mechanic

One of the more important things in life is a good, reliable auto mechanic. They can be hard to find. Most people are worried about getting ripped off when they take their cars in for service since they usually don’t know much about their vehicles or what parts and service should cost. Finding a mechanic […]

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Five Ways to Prepare Your Car for Wet Weather

Wet weather can turn driving into a hassle. Rain and snow become especially dangerous if you haven’t properly prepared your vehicle to handle them. When it comes to preparing your car for wet weather, are you checking off everything on this list? 1. Use Rain-X Apply Rain-X (or another comparable product) to your windshield, and […]