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Cleaning Your Headlights: What to Use and Why

A vehicle’s headlights are extremely important. Not only do they light your way when it’s dark, but they allow pedestrians and other drivers on the road to see you easily. It’s important to make sure that your headlights are in good working order, and part of that is making sure that they are clean and […]

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What Does Your Car Say About You?

First impressions can make a big difference. It doesn’t matter if you’re going in for a job interview, meeting a significant other’s parents, or just meeting a stranger for the first time, your appearance can change the way that you are perceived by others. While your vehicle may not be part of your body’s physical […]

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The Short Guide to Finding the Right Car for You

Finding the right car is never easy, because everyone’s situation is different. No matter what your situation is, there are a few things that you need to think about when you’re looking for the perfect new vehicle. What Do You Need in a Vehicle? Before you purchase anything, think about your personal needs. This is […]

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Car Terms to Know

In the automotive industry, you’ll hear a lot of terms and phrases that you may not know. Here are a few for you to brush up on before taking your car, before buying a new vehicle, or before attempting any home repairs. Knock A “knock” occurs when the leftover fuel and air mixture detonates in […]

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What’s So Great About High Mileage Oil?

Your mechanic keeps telling you to switch to high mileage oil, but you still aren’t convinced. It’s not just the price increase that causes you to stall. Sure, your odometer is creeping up towards the 100,000-mile mark, but you just don’t feel like you know enough to make that call. Here are a few things […]

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Stocking Your Car for Winter

Winter is here, so let’s assume that you already have your ice scraper packed up and ready to use. But there are a lot of other things that could help you out, whether you’re driving to work and back or to another state for the holidays. Here are a few items that you should keep […]

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Winterizing Your Motorcycle

When the snow falls, it’s time to put your bike in the garage for a few months. However, if you don’t perform the proper maintenance before parking your bike in the garage, the results can be bad. A motorcycle that sits for an extended period of time can develop some problems that could prevent you […]

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Why Do Car Batteries Cost So Much?

Over the last decade, automotive battery prices have skyrocketed. If you haven’t replaced your battery in a few years, you might be in for a surprise when you go to get a new one. Most automotive batteries, depending on the type of battery and the brand, cost well over a hundred dollars. If you haven’t […]

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What Does the 150-Point Inspection Really Cover?

Many dealerships these days are talking about the 150-point inspection. This is supposed to give consumers peace of mind about the vehicles on the lot, but you may ask yourself: “What do service technicians inspect during a 150-point inspection?” Here’s what the technicians are inspecting, and keep in mind: any damaged or unacceptable parts will […]

To Keep or to Sell Your Old Car

So you’ve had the perfect trade-in car sitting around in your driveway, unused for a while. That would be perfect if you were planning to trade in for a new car. But you’re perfectly happy with your day-to-day vehicle. Well, here are two things to consider before you sell and some advice on how to […]