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Thousands of Michelin Tires Have Been Recalled

More than 500,000 tires have been affected—here's why.


The 10 Most—and Least—Recalled Vehicles

Wondering which car makes and models are most and least likely to be recalled? We examine and explain an analysis...


Do Electric Cars Have Catalytic Converters?

If you're curious about electric cars, you've probably wondered, "Do electric cars have catalytic converters?" Learn the answer here.


Car Thieves Are Hacking Into Headlights—Here’s What You Need to Know

Car thieves are always on the lookout for new methods, and one of their latest involves the headlights. Learn how...


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What Is Diesel Exhaust Fluid?

Diesel exhaust fluid, or DEF, is a solution of deionized water and urea. It eliminates noxious nitrogen oxides from diesel...


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Are Interior Car LED Lights Safe?

Interior car LED lights are allowed in every state, but restrictions usually apply to preserve the view and avoid confusion...


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8 Unsettling Car Sounds and How To Fix Them

Hearing weird noises from your car? Don't ignore them. They indicate a problem, but not necessarily an expensive one.


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What Is the Future for Electric Vehicles?

With lower prices, increased driving range, longer battery life and new ultramodern models on the way, the future of electric...

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Why Are Tires Black?

The answer might surprise you: It's due to a key ingredient that greatly improves tire efficiency and overall strength.


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How To Clean Brake Dust Off Rims

Are your car's wheels looking grungy? Chances are it's brake dust buildup. Here's how to clean brake dust off rims...


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How To Get Tree Sap Off a Car

No matter how it got there, tree sap is a big pain in the neck. Here, we'll show you how...


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How To Reset the Oil Change Light in Your Car

Is your vehicle displaying the oil change light? Keep reading to learn why this happens and how to reset it.


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Are Electric Vehicles More Likely To Catch on Fire?

Electric vehicle battery fires aren't all that common, but they do happen. Here's what you need to know to prevent...


Should You Clean Your Headlights with Lemon and Baking Soda?

Here's what I thought about this auto hack.


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How To Adjust Headlights

Not sure your vehicle's headlights are aimed properly? Improve nighttime vision and visibility by learning how to adjust headlights like...


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If You See a Traffic Light With Blue Instead of Green, This is What It Means

This is what happens when you have one word for two colors.


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5 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Classic Car

There's nothing quite like cruising around in a vintage car and watching heads turn, but before you spend that kind...

Hyundai Just Recalled Thousands of Sedans and SUVs

Hyundai has recently recalled over 65,000 sedans and SUVs because of a potential safety issue. Find out if your vehicle...


Nissan Recalls Thousands of SUVs: Could Yours Be One of Them?

The Nissan recall potentially affects over 700,000 SUVs in the United States. Find out if your car is included.


We Tried the Best Car Diffusers for Essential Oils That Make Aromatherapy Portable

This car diffuser has nearly 7,000 five-star ratings, and will turn any errand run into a relaxation session.


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What To Know About Brake Dust

Brake dust residue can be unsightly and damage brake hardware and expensive wheels. What is brake dust? We've got answers.


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Should You Switch To Synthetic Oil in Your Car?

Synthetic oil provides better engine protection and it lasts longer than conventional motor oil. So should you switch? Let's find...


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Tire Alignment vs. Balance: What’s the Difference?

Properly balanced tires and wheel alignment extend tire life and are important to your overall driving experience. Here's what you...

Tesla Just Recalled Thousands of Cars with Self-Driving Software

Learn all about the Tesla self-driving cars recall and how you can ensure your vehicle is road safe.


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5 Ways To Start a Car With a Bad Starter

Got a car that won't start? A faulty starter could be the culprit. Learn how to diagnose starter problems.


10 Best Car Air Fresheners of 2024, According to Auto Experts

New car not smelling so new anymore? Try the best car air fresheners to perk up your ride.


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Car Maintenance You Didn’t Know You Could DIY

You're likely aware that you can handle some car fixes yourself. But there are several car maintenance tasks you probably...


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Ways To Wash a Car Without a Hose

Are you out of luck if you want to wash your car but don't have a hose? No. Learn how...


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7 Best Car Covers for 2024

Have a car you want to protect from the elements, but don't have a garage? A good car cover can...