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Diesel Engine Runaway: Cause and Effect

Diesel engine runaway is rare, to say the least. These days, the chances of such an event happening are low,…

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6 Tips for Mounting a Laptop in a Car

Many people utilize laptops in their cars for a variety of reasons. From typing up work reports to listening to…

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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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Fast Facts About Electric Vehicles, Battery Life

Battery life and electric vehicles go hand in hand. As the main source for vehicle propulsion, an adequately working battery…

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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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Do These Things to Protect Your Vehicle if You Don’t Have a Garage

Protecting your vehicle from the elements is just one reason why a car cover is a sensible investment. For most…

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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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4 Car Upholstery Cleaning Tips

You are an expert when it comes to keeping your car’s exterior looking great as you carefully wash it, add…

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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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How to Detail Your Car Like a Professional

If you want to get your car to look “showroom new” you can either pay handsomely to have a professional…

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Don’t Become a
Roadside Emergency Statistic

While cruising down the interstate in the center lane you hear what sounds like a small explosion, a noise that…

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Roadside Emergency Statistic
   
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Your Tires: Air Pressure & Care Tips

If you’re heading out on the road for an extended trip, you will need to ensure that your car is…

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Hot Tips to Keep Your Tires Cool This Summer

Without a doubt, extreme temperatures can affect your car, including your tires. Tires expand and contract as temperatures rise and…

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How to Prepare Your Car for a
Long, Hot Summer

Extreme weather can take its toll on your car, making it difficult to get it started on cold mornings and…

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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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Care Tips for Your New Vehicle

How to keep your vehicle running smoothly for years to come. You have just driven off the dealer’s lot and…

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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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