Maintenance

Get advice on how to help keep your car looking like it just rolled off the lot. Learn how to give your car an oil change, fix car paint, install new accessories and replace your car battery and windshield—without the aid of a mechanic.

How to Fix a Seized Engine

Sitting idle can cause an engine to seize. Learn how to free it and get your vehicle running again.


6 Reasons Your Car Horn Isn’t Working—And How to Fix It

Car horn not working? The first step is to identify the source of the problem—here's how.


This Genius Hack Will Keep Your Car Windows from Fogging Up

With the help of a few ordinary household items, you won't have to worry about your car windows fogging up...


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How to Change Automotive Light Bulbs

Is your car interior dark? High-mount stop lamp burnt out? Can't see in the fog? Here's how to change the...


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12 Myths You Need to Stop Believing About Your Car

Don’t let mechanics trick you! These common car myths could actually be ruining your ride.


Why You Need to Stop Using Your Phone When Pumping Gas

No, it's not because you could blow up.


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10 Overlooked Services That Can Extend the Life of Your Vehicle

Ignoring your car’s maintenance schedule increases the risk of mechanical failure, which will cost you time and money. Keep these...


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5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Car Battery

Most car batteries will last three to five years, but multiple factors can reduce their lifespan. Here are five ways...

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The Best Way to Find The Cheapest Gas In Your Area

Tired of overpaying at the gas pump? Well, that's about to change. Learn how to find cheap gas near you.


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9 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.


What It Could Mean When Your Brake Light Comes On

Notice your brake light on? This is the first thing you need to check.


Does Driving Without the Air Conditioner On Actually Save Gas?

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


This Is the Dirtiest Thing at a Gas Station—And It’s Not in the Bathroom

You may be touching this germ-ridden object way more than you think.


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20+ Secrets Your Auto Mechanic Won’t Tell You

Before you spend more money on car repairs, get the inside scoop from real auto mechanics on which expensive, unnecessary...


Why You Should Never Keep Your Phone in the Glove Compartment

It may seem like a good idea, but it also has damaging consequences.


Why You Should Always Keep a Carpet Remnant in Your Trunk

Hint: it'll help you out in a (literal) jam in the snow and ice.

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How to Improve Brake Performance and Extend Wear

The secret is to use a new high-temperature grease.


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13 Car Hacks That Will 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,...


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13 Weird Car Features You Probably Didn’t Realize You Had

You might be missing out on safety lights, extra storage and more.


Winter Driving Safety Tips Every Canadian Should Know

Don't let the winter weather catch you—and your ride—by surprise. To make sure you're prepared, check out these winter driving...


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9 Times You Should Be Using Your Emergency Brake—and 3 Times You Shouldn’t

It was one of the first things you learned in driver's ed, so of course you know when to use...

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13 Car Problems You’ll Regret Ignoring

From the dreaded "check engine" light to dangerously low tire pressure, here are the automotive issues you should deal with...


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How to Change a Fuel Filter in 4 Easy Steps

Dirt is the number one enemy of your engine's fuel system. A clean fuel filter is one of the best ways...


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13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Car

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


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5 Headlight Upgrades for Better Style, Safety and Performance

These headlight upgrades give your ride a fresh set of eyes—with improved nighttime vision.


How to Remove Rust From Brake Rotors

Rusty rotors peeking out from behind your expensive alloy wheels? Here's how to remove rust from brake rotors.


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Can You Name These 12 Car Dashboard Lights?

Do you know what all of the different lights on your car's dashboard mean? Or do you just ignore them...