Category: Maintenance & Repairs

Car Overheats When AC is On: Symptoms, Causes and Fix Guide

There’s nothing wrong with driving your car in the summer as long as you’re comfy in it with the AC…

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Transmission Fluid Color Meaning and How to Check

If you own a car, you should know how vital transmission fluid is for an efficient operation. Besides, if you…

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Should You Paint Your Vehicle?

The challenges, cost, and complexity of painting a vehicle. If your vehicle’s patina looks dull, chipped, or scratched, painting it…

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10 Reasons Your Car May Not Be Performing Well (and How to Fix It)

Remember when you bought your new car? Driving off the lot with the engine whirring and tires grinding uphill effortlessly,…

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How to Fix a Broken Rivian Vehicle

American automotive and technology company Rivian is working diligently to bring its first vehicles to the market, with the production…

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How to Jump-Start Your Car

You just finished with your shopping and have returned to your car only to discover that the ignition does not…

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Replacement Tires: Where to Buy Them

When it comes time to replacing tires, you have several places to consider for new ones. Ideally, you’ll swap out…

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Temporary Repair Steps and Tips for Windshields

Who knew that one tiny pebble could cause so much damage? A small chip can soon expand, with a web-like…

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How to Safely Remove Car Battery Corrosion

Without proper attention, your car’s battery can corrode, possibly leaving you without a working car. Corrosion can drain power out…

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OBD-II

Check Engine Light On: How to Diagnose (OBD-II)

OBD-II device: your solution for what ails your car. All cars built since 1996 are equipped with an industry-standard on-board…

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Tire Safety: What You Must Know

Indisputably, you have a lot riding on your tires. Indeed, many of today’s vehicles weigh at least two tons with…

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7 Signs of Transmission Troubles

Transmission replacement can damage your budget. Car trouble can cost you dearly, especially if you ignore problems or put off…

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My Car Maintenance Schedule: Normal or Severe?

A Valvoline expert weighs in with advice on maintenance schedules, motor oil & lubricants. The owner’s manual is your car’s…

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How to Make Your Wheels Sparkle

You have just finished washing and waxing your car, but there is one very important step that remains: putting some…

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Why Does My Gas Mileage Vary?

Estimating gas mileage is something that the Environmental Protection Agency leaves in the hands of car manufacturers. The mileage that…

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What Your Breakdown Cover Policy Offers

At some point you may need roadside assistance if your car suffers a mechanical failure, leaving you stranded. Most new…

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When Should You Tune Your Car?

Most car owners leave the engine diagnosis to the pros. Today’s cars are sophisticated pieces of machinery that make use…

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Replace Your Timing Belt, Avoid Engine Damage

A destroyed engine will cost you thousands of dollars to replace. One of the most significant wear items on your…

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Replace Your Own Windshield in Seven Steps

You were driving down the road and – oh no! – you heard it. Crack. A stray pebble got kicked…

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With Some Help, You Can Change Your Timing Belt

Changing your car’s timing belt isn’t as difficult of a job as you might think it is, but it is…

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