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Try This Simple Hack and You’ll Never Miss Another Oil Change

Can't remember when your car had its last oil change? This hack can help!


How to Get Rid of Salt Stains in Your Car

It's tough to keep your car looking clean this time of year, especially where carpeting and floor mats are concerned....


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9 Strange Car Noises—And What They Could Mean, According to a Mechanic

Your car is always giving you feedback, but are you listening? Auto repair shop owner and licensed auto service technician...


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13 Cleaning Tricks Car Washers Won’t Tell You

Want to get your car gleaming—without the professional price tag? Try these secrets to get that fresh-from-the-car-wash feel right at...


7 Reasons Your Car Insurance Claim Could Be Denied

It turns out insurance companies may be fully within their rights to deny your car insurance claim in certain scenarios....


What To Do When You Accidentally Fill Your Gas Tank with Diesel Fuel

Gasoline in a diesel tank or diesel in a gasoline tank; either way it's not great news. Here are step-by-step...


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Changing Spark Plugs: What You Need to Know Before You Attempt to DIY

Changing spark plugs is an easy job—provided you have the proper tools, equipment and expertise. Here's what you should know...


9 Things That Can Happen to Your Car When You Don’t Drive It

If you haven't picked up your car keys in a while, you should be aware of these nine things that...


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....


How Often Should You Change Your Brake Pads?

How often should you change your brake pads? The answer depends on the unique combination of your vehicle and typical...


5 Clever Car Organizing Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner

Is the interior of your car basically a junk drawer on wheels? Here are five quick and easy car organizing...


How to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades

Learn how to replace wiper blades with these step-by-step instructions from the auto experts at NAPA Canada.


What to Do If Your Car Shakes When Braking

Sometimes cars shake when you brake. And while pulsating while braking is usually an easy fix, any issue with a...


Protect Your Vehicle from Freezing Over with This Trick

All you need is dry Teflon spray, spray lithium grease, a rag and glass cleaner.


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What to Know About Changing Your Car’s Oil Filter

Want to take the best possible care of your vehicle? Learn all about oil filters and when and why your...

10 Car Repairs You’ve Probably Wasted Money On

Car repair and maintenance is essential to the safe, efficient operation of your vehicle. Don't skimp or delay on important...


Why You Need to Keep a Nail File in Your Car This Winter

It has *nothing* to do with your manicure.


How to Pour Oil Into Your Engine—Without Making a Mess

Believe it or not, there's a right way and a wrong way to pour oil from a plastic bottle into...


Sea Foam: What It Is and Why You Should Use It for Your Engine

Sea Foam has been around for over 70 years—here's why it's one of the most trusted treatments for all engines.


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13 Winter Driving Mistakes That Could Put You in Danger

Safe winter driving is as much about being cautious as it is about avoiding dangerous mistakes. We asked winter driving...

Restarting Your Car Does Not Use More Fuel Than Idling—Here’s Why

The verdict is in! You’re actually wasting money by leaving that car idle.


An Inseparable Pair

The heartwarming story of how a mutual love of classic cars helped forge a special bond between friends.


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This is the Best Time to Buy a Car in Canada

How much does timing matter when buying a new car? A lot, it turns out! We reveal the best time...


A Truckload of Memories: The 1935 Maple Leaf

To some, that 1935 Maple Leaf was a decrepit old relic. To Ken Skjonsby, it was an old friend.


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9 Things You’ll Regret Leaving in Your Car This Winter

Forget about those cans of soda? You may want to check the trunk...


8 Things to Do If Your Car Breaks Down in Winter

When a winter storm hits and you're on the road, there might be no time to think about survival. Remember...