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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.


Classic Spotlight: 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS

Heads turn each time this classic Camaro SS comes to a red light—and for good reason!


15 Vintage Cars You’ll Wish You Could Drive Today

Print advertisements for cars back in the day used to look a lot different!


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6 Essential Tips for a Safe Winter Road Trip

Hitting the road for a quick winter getaway? Don't pull out of the driveway before reviewing our checklist of winter...


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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.


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...


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.


20+ Car Gadgets That Make Driving Safer

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

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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...


My First Car: Remembering the 1931 Chevy Berline

After selling it in the '70s, I never imagined I'd have the opportunity to restore my first car to its...


The Freezing Point of Gasoline and Its Effect on Your Car

There are plenty of things to worry about when it comes time to winterize your vehicle—is freezing gasoline one of...


How to Replace a Car Starter

If you try to start your vehicle and the engine turns too slowly (or not at all), the starter or...


Check Out This Collector’s Impressive Vintage Motorcycle Replicas

The speed of these vintage motorcycle replicas isn’t what catches the eye—it’s the unrivalled realism.


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...


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.