9 Best OBD2 Scanners for DIY Troubleshooting

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Automotive OBD2 scanners and car code readers are the easiest and least expensive ways to find out why your engine light is on and get it to turn off. Even a basic car code reader under $50 will give you most of the same basic information you’d get from the … Read more

Product Review: Cobra RX680 Rugged Waterproof Walkie Talkies

Long before the digital age, a pair of walkie talkies supplied ideal short-term communication. Also known as a handheld transceiver (HT), kids of certain era looked forward to communicating with each other while running around the neighborhood. Walkie talkies do have some limits, including range, battery life, and weather conditions. … Read more

Product Review: Cobra Jump Starter 800A

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Every vehicle should have an emergency kit. And jumper cables are an essential part of that package. But there is a distinct disadvantage to jumper cables – you need another vehicle or a separate battery to make a connection. Few of us carry a spare battery and finding someone to … Read more

5 Hot Tips to Keep Your Tires Cool This Summer

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Without a doubt, extreme temperatures can affect your car, including your tires. Tires expand and contract as temperatures rise and fall, and they typically can handle those variations without much problem. Yet, those temperature extremes can also lead to tire failure, which may happen at the most inopportune time, such … Read more

Product Review: BlueDriver OBD2 Scanner and Code Reader

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Professional diagnostics at an affordable price. If your vehicle’s instrument panel suddenly activates a warning light, what will you do? For some drivers, they will automatically head to a garage to have a mechanic connect expensive equipment to their car to determine what that error code means. Typically, a fee … Read more

Product Review: Cyntur JumperPack Mini

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Please Note: This product is no longer available. Instead, we recommend the Cobra Jump Starter 800A. Jumper cables come in handy and may be the only way for you to resurrect a dead battery. But what happens if you are stranded, far from home, and with no one nearby to … Read more