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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...


What to Know About Fuel Stabilizers

Find out why this special liquid is so important for the trouble-free operation of engines.


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How to Clean Rubber Car Mats

Cleaning the dried mud and spilled coffee off your rubber car mats is quick and easy with a high-pressure garden...


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13 Popular Car Features You’ll Probably Never See Again

There were all sorts of things that were must-haves in the '70s, '80s, and '90s that you just can't find...


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How to Check Tire Pressure

Learning how to check tire pressure is easy and inexpensive. Make it a part of your monthly maintenance routine in...


Why You Should Always Touch Your Car Before Pumping Gas

This simple action will keep you safe when pumping gas.


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15 Cars That Owners Keep the Longest

Looking for a long-term relationship with your next set of wheels? These popular models could be your best bet.


The Problem with Hybrid Cars That No One Is Talking About

Hybrid cars are increasingly popular, as they will often save the driver a good bit of money in fuel costs....

Are Remote Car Starters Bad for Your Vehicle?

Are remote starters a harmless convenience, or are they an unnecessary gimmick doing real damage to your vehicle?


The Heartwarming Story Behind This Car’s One-of-a-Kind Paint Job

When I’m driving “Old Red,” people see me coming.


What Is a Brake Caliper—And How Do You Tell If It’s Damaged?

If your car is equipped with disc brakes, brake calipers are critical to slowing and stopping your car. Here's what...


The Most Common Symptoms of a Bad Brake Booster

Knowing the most common bad brake booster symptoms gives you early warning that the safety of your vehicle is at...


What to Do When Your Engine Is Knocking

Take action to stop engine knocking before your engine becomes seriously damaged.


How to Find a Car’s Engine Code in the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)

Identifying two key codes will help you buy the right parts for your car. Here's how you can find the...


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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...


Labour of Love: Restoring Our Jaguar E-Type

This husband and wife team restored an old Jaguar E-Type to its former glory, and got more than just a...

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Can’t Wait to Get on the Road Again

When it's safe to take a road trip again, how will you be hitting the highway? Take a look at...


How John Lennon’s Rolls Royce Limousine Ended Up in This B.C. Museum

This magical mystery car holds a special place in pop culture history.


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5 Air Compressor Uses You Never Thought to Try

There are many ways to use an air compressor at home—all you need to do is think outside the box....


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15 Reasons Why Your Car Won’t Start

Few things are worse than your car not starting in the morning. Here are the possible reasons why—and tips for...


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Surprising Ways You’re Wasting Money on Your Car

Following outdated car care advice may cost you big in the long run.

6 Great Online Sources for Classic Car Parts

One of the great challenges of owning a classic car is sourcing replacement car parts at a decent price. To...


How to Change Your Own Brake Fluid

Save money at the mechanic by learning how to change your own brake fluid.


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The Reader’s Digest Ultimate Roadside Emergency Guide

Be prepared for breakdowns and car repairs on the road for problems like flats, dead batteries, fender benders and mechanical...


Check Out This Race Car Enthusiast’s One-of-a-Kind Camaro

What do you get when you blend the design elements of a Chevy 1956 Bel Air and a 2018 Camaro?


Car Interior Cleaning Tips to Refresh Your Ride

You probably hit up the car wash on a regular basis, but when's the last time you gave your car...


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.