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    How to Change the Oil in Your Car

    One of the most critical maintenance chores for cars is changing the oil regularly. Learn how to change oil quickly and without getting too dirty.

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    12 Best Cleaning Products for Your Car

    Here are 12 of the best cleaning products for your car, according to both experts and product reviewers. These products...


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    10 Vintage Trucks That Never Went Out of Style

    These classic trucks are still seen on the road today. Their old age and storied pasts make them all the...


    What to Do if Your Catalytic Converter Is Stolen

    Catalytic converters are an increasingly popular target for thieves looking to make a quick chunk of change. Here's what you...


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    8 Best Car Maintenance Apps Available

    Do you hate keeping track of your vehicle's maintenance schedule? These apps can track service, repairs and fuel economy with...

    How Do Motorcycle Brakes Work?

    Knowing how your motorcycle brakes work helps you become a better driver. Here's what happens on your bike when you...


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    13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Car

    Put the brakes on these all-too-common mistakes to help keep your car on the road and out of the shop.

    10 Hands-Free Driving Devices You Need in Your Car Now

    Many states have implemented the hands-free law that prohibits drivers from handling their cell phone while driving. And even if...


    Cool Auto Shop Tools You Need

    A garage mechanic's wish list: all the tools you could ever need (and want) in your shop for car maintenance.


    34 Secret Car-Buying Tips Your Dealer Won’t Tell You

    Find out how to get the most value out of your purchase by side-stepping these common car dealer practices.


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    How to Clean Inside Car Windows

    Follow these steps to clean glass on the inside and get rid of fingerprints, smudges and the dust generated by...

    10 Most Common Uses for a Pressure Washer

    Got a pressure washer collecting dust in your garage that you're just not sure what to use for? Here are...


    Check it Out: The StoneDeks System

    Tired of building the same old deck and covering it in wood or composite deck boards? Check out the StoneDeks...


    Mark Cuban Invests in Rebar Tying Robot

    A fledgeling construction automation company recently got a big boost from some high profile investors.


    Modern Building Products and Materials You Should Be Using Already

    Houses today are stronger, more efficient and safer to work on. Modern building products have a lot to do with...


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    10 Bad Gas Pump Habits That Cost You Hundreds Each Year

    These gas pump habits may seem harmless, but they're likely costing you money every time you fill up.

    Winter Car Tips: 12 Things You Should Always Have in Your Car During the Winter

    Winter driving can be nerve-racking and often dangerous. If you're heading out into the snow and ice, here are 12...


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    Fact or Fiction: Does Driving Without AC Actually Save Gas?

    Sure, you can sweat it out without turning on a vehicle's air conditioning. But is it worth the sacrifice?


    How to Get Rid of Salt Stains in Your Car

    Get rid of wintery residue with these methods for cleaning salt stains.


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    21 Car Hacks That’ll Make Driving So Much Better

    Whether you’re gearing up for a road trip or just want to make your daily commute less of a chore,...


    15 Suggested Car Repairs by Car Mileage

    Learn these suggested car repair mileage markers to lengthen your car's life.


    10 Car Diagnostic Tools for DIYers

    We've all been there: you're driving along, minding your own business, when all of a sudden your check engine light...


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    What Happens When You Run Old Oil in Your Car

    Learn what happens when you run old oil in your car, why old oil breaks down, and why some car...


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    Everything You Need to Know About Steering Wheels

    Steering wheels seem simple on the surface, but there's a lot more to them than meets the eye. Find out...

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    27 Things You Must Do To Get Your Car Ready For Winter

    Avoid no-starts, frozen doors and windows, engine freeze-up and accidents with this checklist. Plus, see our must-have winter car emergency...


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    How To Find a Mechanic You Can Trust

    Experienced, trustworthy automotive technicians are out there! You just need to know where to find them.


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    How to Test a Spark Plug to See If It’s Working

    Every small gasoline engine has a spark plug, and this key component requires periodic inspection and testing. Learn how to...


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    How to Clean a Small-Engine Spark Plug

    All small engines have a spark plug, and cleaning spark plugs from time to time helps keep your equipment running...


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    Why Does My Car AC Smell Bad?

    A foul odor coming from the dash vents when your air conditioner is on means there's a problem. Let's figure...


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    How Often Should You Wash Your Car in Winter?

    If you live where winter brings snow, slush, sand and salt, it's nearly impossible to keep your car's exterior clean....