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Why Isn’t My Car AC Blowing Cold Air?

You're stuck in traffic on a hot day and warm air is coming from the vents. Not good. Here's why your air conditioner isn't working, and what you can do to fix it.

Retire Your Old Automotive Test Light

Replace your incandescent test light with a digital LED test light


Car Accessories: DC/AC Inverter

Cigarette lighter chargers explained


Diagnose Car Problems With a Stethoscope

Is there a doctor in the car?


Top Auto Mechanic Tools

Pros pick their top automotive tools that pay off in performance and time saved

Tips for Buying a Mechanic’s Creeper

Give your back a rest by investing in a padded creeper