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Whether you are looking to repair or upgrade a part on your car or truck, here is where you’ll get the best information and tips about car parts, replacement parts and auto maintenance.

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This Tire Repair Kit from TireJect Could Save You from a Roadside Emergency

Tireject says its Emergency Tire Repair Kit is everything you need to repair a flat tire. We put that claim to the test.

How To Replace the Battery Terminals in Your Car

If your car cranks over slowly or the battery terminals are corroded or cracked, it's time to replace the terminal...


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Why You Should Test Your Car’s Fluids

Testing the condition of your car's fluids is a straightforward way to find out if they're really protecting your expensive...


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Why Brake Fluid Goes Bad

While all the fluids in our vehicles are essential, brake fluid plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and...


How Much Does Wheel Bearing Replacement Cost?

Driving on a bad or failing wheel bearing is dangerous. If ignored, it can quickly turn into a safety issue...

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9 Bad Wheel Bearing Symptoms To Look Out For

Wheel bearings are crucial for safe driving. Would you recognize the signs if one of your wheel bearings is failing?


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How To Check and Change Power Steering Fluid

Power steering fluid is vital to our driving pleasure and safety. Learn to recognize when it's time to change it...

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What Are All-Weather Tires?

Choosing the right tires is important for driving performance, safety and pleasure. Learn whether all-weather tires are right for your...


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The Lesser Known Vehicle Emissions You Should Know About

In the past half-century, vehicle tailpipe emissions have been cut drastically. Yet our cars still produce lots of other harmful...


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What Does CC Mean in an Engine?

When discussing engines, CC doesn't mean you've been included on an email. Find our how a Beach Boys' song can...


What Are Remote Battery Terminals on a Car?

Does your vehicle come with remote battery terminals? Find out why and where they are so you can access them...

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How Do You Reset the Check Engine Light on Your Car?

A check engine light indicates problems with your vehicle's emissions system. While you can turn the CEL off yourself,...


8 Tips for Dealing with a Flat Tire Quickly

Got a flat tire? You'll survive. These tips will help.


DOT 3 vs. DOT 4 Brake Fluid: What’s the Difference?

DOT 3 and DOT 4 brake fluid are the most common in vehicles today. Yes, there is a difference. So...


BMW Stops Selling Gasoline Motorcycles (Temporarily)

The company's voluntary stop sale notice has shocked bikers around the world.


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What to Know About Brake Pad Replacement and Repair

How to get a good brake job and save $1,000 over the life of your car. Here are tips for...

What Is a Frunk and Why Do You Need It?

"Frunk" is a new name for an old car component that's making a comeback. Find out what it is and...


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Can You Pass a Car Inspection With The Check Engine Light On?

The dreaded check engine light (CEL) is hard to ignore. Here, our car expert explains what effect a lit CEL...


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Honda Recalls 1.2 Million SUVs with Bad Backup Cameras

If you own one of the affected models, here's how to get it fixed for free.


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Are Electric Car Batteries Recyclable?

Once it stops powering your car, that EV battery is still useful. Here's what to know about repurposing and recycling...


Do Electric Cars Have Transmissions?

While electric vehicles (EVs) are no longer novel, basic questions like this one have many consumers looking for answers.


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Why You Shouldn’t Use Winter Tires in the Summer

Winter tires are great for driving on snow and ice, but leaving them on in summer adversely affects vehicle safety...


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How To Check and Change Pressure Washer Pump Oil

Want to get the most from your gas-powered pressure washer this summer? Learn how to change the pump and engine...


What Is an Oil Extractor Pump and Do I Need One?

An oil extractor pump makes doing your own oil changes a breeze. No more crawling under the car, and no...


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Save Money on Repairs By Tightening These Loose Car Parts

Properly tightening fasteners saves money and lives by preventing loose car parts from failing. Most of the time, you can...

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Thousands of Michelin Tires Have Been Recalled

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


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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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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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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 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.