If your car suddenly has booming wind noise inside when you open the moonroof or sunroof the fix is easy and costs you nothing.
Teens learning to drive may think that their parents are obsessed with safety, with an emphasis on the car you’re driving protecting you in a crash. But here’s one part of safety that gets left out: you could avoid risky roadside breakdowns by keeping up with basic car maintenance. Follow these procedures to check your fluids, and […]
Every car comes with a Warranty and Maintenance Schedule booklet that tells you exactly how frequently the manufacturer recommends you service your car. In the schedule, there’s “Normal” service and something called “Severe Duty”. If you live in a lot of regions in the United States, you want to follow the latter recommendations.
Much of the United States is stuck in a deep freeze that includes plenty of snow and ice. If you have to clear the ice from your car in the morning, then you may think about dumping some hot water on your windshield rather than scraping it off the old fashioned way. Here’s why that’s […]
The National Weather Service is predicting arctic air through the Plains and into the Ohio/Tennessee Valleys towards the mid-Atlantic and Northeast this week, bringing temperatures near zero and wind chills in the -15F range. Here’s what’s going to go wrong in your car this week:
No, you are not. Mechanics explain why they change brake rotors along with pads now.
An important safety feature of garage doors often goes overlooked, and we don’t mean the anti-pinch beam.
One of the few remaining serviceable components in gasoline engines is the throttle body. Here’s why your mechanic wants to clean it.
You’ve done all the right things to prepare your vehicle for winter. Now get its house ready.