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Whether you are looking to repair or upgrade a part on your car or truck, here is where you’ll get the best information and tips about car parts, replacement parts and auto maintenance.

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What To Know About Uneven Tire Wear

Driving on unevenly worn tires is dangerous! Learn about the common (and preventable) causes.


How to Clean Corroded Battery Terminals

Car battery maintenance is an important part of keeping your vehicle running smoothly. Here's everything you need to know.


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What Are Run-Flat Tires and Are They Right For You?

Run-flat tires have been around for decades, but that doesn't mean everyone knows what they are. We're here to get...


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Are Snow Tires Really Better Than All-Season Tires?

Snow tires outperform all-season tires under snowy and icy conditions. They'll give you better traction, more stability in turns and...

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Tips for Saving Money on Vehicle Tires

Buying tires is no one's favorite reason to spend money. Investing a little time to find saving opportunities can save...


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How to Put Snow Chains on Your Tires

If you've purchased snow chains and don't know how to put them on your car (or you're just curious) don't...

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How Long Do Windshield Wipers Last?

Windshield wipers are an important safety feature and they don't last forever. Checking wipers for damage or wear before you...


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How Often Should You Replace Your Timing Belt?

Have you ever wondered if it's time to replace a timing belt? For the answer, listen to your engine and...


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Different Types of Car Tires

With so many types of tires, how do you choose? Here's the info you need to get beyond the sales...


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What To Know About Car Tires

A lot happens where the rubber meets the road. Get up to speed on the basics of tires and how...

12 Silent Signs Your Car Is Failing

Those warning signs you might think aren't a big deal actually could indicate a major problem. Here are some silent...


How Do Motorcycle Brakes Work?

Knowing how your motorcycle brakes work helps you become a better driver. Here's what happens on your bike when you...


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13 Ways You’re Shortening the Life of Your Car

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


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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...


How to Never Scrape Your Windshield Again

Winter can be harsh. Not only is there all the snow blowing and shoveling, but scraping your car windshield can...

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How to Test a Spark Plug to See If It’s Working

Every small gasoline engine has a spark plug, and this key component requires periodic inspection and testing. Learn how to...


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How to Clean a Small-Engine Spark Plug

All small engines have a spark plug, and cleaning spark plugs from time to time helps keep your equipment running...


Why Won’t My Car Shift Gears?

Like a manual transmission with a bad clutch, a driver with an automatic transmission may have trouble getting their car...


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20 Bad Auto Habits Your Mechanic Wants You to Stop Doing

Keep your mechanic happy by not doing these things to your vehicle.


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How Car Brakes Work and How to Tell When They Go Bad

Learn how your brakes slow and stop your car, and how to tell if your brakes aren't working properly.


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What Is Car Smog and How Do I Get It Checked?

You've heard of smog, but do you really know what it is? We'll clear up the misconceptions and explain what...


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How Often to Change Your Car Oil While Working From Home

Think skipping your daily commute means you can skip your next scheduled oil change? Think again.


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Why Is My Car Shaking?

If your vehicle is shaking, it's not just an irritating nuisance. It means there's likely something wrong with your car.

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Why Is My Car Making a Clicking Noise When Starting?

Hearing clicking when you're trying to start your car can be upsetting, but it's less so if you understand what...


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7 Best Snow Tires for Your Car

No matter what you drive, there's a snow tire for your vehicle. We've chosen seven top performers for you to...


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Car Maintenance Schedule to Follow for Good Car Health

Maintenance is key to long car life and good performance. Keep your car in excellent shape by knowing what needs...


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Are Snow Tires Right For Your Car?

Wondering if snow tires are right for your car? Learn all about them here, how they work, and if purchasing...


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7 Best Tire Chains for Winter Driving

Planning to do some serious winter driving? Snow chains can make a big difference! Here are the best snow chains...


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What Is Ideal Tire Pressure in Cold Weather?

Lower temperatures mean lower tire pressure, so be prepared to inflate your tires more often during the cold weather months.