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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...


How Do Gas Pumps “Know” When Your Car’s Tank Is Full?

Gas pumps have been around long before "smart" technology—so how are they able to seemingly detect when your tank is...


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12 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 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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The Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making at the Gas Pump

These gas pump habits may seem harmless, but they're likely costing you money every time you fill up.


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.


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Proven Ways to Stop Texting and Driving Once and For All

Despite knowing the dangers of texting and driving, many people still do it. Take these steps to keep your hands...

A Beloved Rust Bucket: Memories of My 1963 Volkswagen Beetle

Over the years, I’ve owned various cars, and each one has been my favourite, until it wasn’t. But, like a...


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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.


All-Wheel Drive and Four-Wheel Drive: What’s the Difference?

When buying a car, all of the different engine types, makes, models and built-in features can get confusing. Four-wheel drive...


What It Could Mean When Your Brake Light Comes On

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


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Tips For Buying a New Car You Can Actually Afford

There are more than monthly car payments to consider when calculating the cost of a new car. Here’s some invaluable...


A Truckload of Memories: The Story of Our 1950 Dodge Ram Truck

Bought new more than 70 years ago, this 1950 Dodge Ram is still trucking for the family that purchased it—with...


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12 Things to Never Do While Driving

Unfortunately, there's no shortage of apparently brainless drivers on our roads.

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These Vintage Car Advertisements Haven’t Aged Well

Marketing has come a long way since the '50s.


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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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How to Improve Brake Performance and Extend Wear

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


10 Great Day Trips from Hamilton

No matter which direction you head out of "The Hammer," you’ll find plenty of fascinating places worth exploring.


This Impressive Model A Ford Restoration Took 40 Years to Complete

Rebuilding, sanding, grinding and upholstering... Breathing new life into a classic is never easy, but in the case of this...

How to Handle Road Rage: Tips For Dealing With Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive driving contributes to 56 per cent of all fatal car crashes. Here's expert advice on how to avoid becoming...


Why You Should Always Keep a Carpet Remnant in Your Trunk

Hint: it could help you get out of a slippery situation.


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20 Car Gadgets That Make Driving Safer

From backup cameras to LED road flares, these smart auto accessories can make driving safer—and more enjoyable.


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10 Things That Will Kill Your Car’s Resale Value

Everyone wants to get top dollar when selling a car. But these red flags stand out to potential buyers—and can...


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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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5 Car Insurance Myths—Busted!

Ever heard that red cars cost more to insure? Our auto expert sets the record straight on five of the...