Like any other mechanical device, cars also suffer breakdowns from time to time. Recent statistics reveal that car owners across United States spend an average of $305.56 on car repairs each time. This includes $202.28 for new parts and $103.27 for labor. This amount has increased steadily in the last decade. While car manufacturers are [...]
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Summer will be here before you know it, and that means summer road trips—and higher gas prices. There are lots of tips and urban legends about how to save money on gas: Buy gas on a certain day of the week, fill up your tank at a certain time, and don’t use the air conditioner. [...]
Whether you purchased your car new or used, chances are at some point you’ll find yourself needing to do some repairs. While some upkeep is to be expected, major deficiencies are not. If you’re dealing with major and unusual car problems, other car owners with the same make and model might be too. Before you [...]
Everyone knows that winters can be especially rough on cars. Salt, snow and freezing temperatures can take their toll on your vehicle, and without snow tires it can be difficult to drive throughout the colder months. However, winter isn’t the only time to pay special attention to car care. According to the Car Care Council, [...]
Regardless of what type of vehicle you drive, there may come a time when you will need to jump start your car or use your car to jump start someone else’s vehicle. This is a fairly simple process if you have general knowledge of a jump start.
Your engine is the heart of your automobile. As it runs, hundreds of moving parts are working together to make your vehicle move. Changing your oil according to your vehicle manufacturer’s recommendation is, perhaps, the single most important maintenance that you can perform to keep your vehicle running. As the parts in your engine work [...]