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5 Tips For Taking Good Care Of Your Car’s Engine

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The engine is one of the most vital components of your car, so it is important to take proper care of it. If you neglect the engine, it will be more likely to break down sooner. Maintaining your engine may take a little extra time and money, but it is well worth it. Here are five tips for taking good care of your car’s engine. Check for Leaks It is important to periodically check for leaks under your car. For example, if there is oil or anti-freeze leaking out of your car, it is a sign the rubber engine hoses are cracked and need to be...

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You Bought Your First Car: 4 Signs You Might Have Transmission Problems

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You finally saved enough money to buy a used car. If it’s your first car, you might not be familiar with everything that goes into the maintenance and upkeep. Oil changes are easy to remember because they’re on a schedule. In fact, each time you have an oil change, they put a sticker in your window that tells you when you should have your next change completed. When it comes to your transmission, there aren’t any window stickers to guide you. Instead, you have to be familiar with the language your transmission speaks. If you...

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3 Reasons Why A Van-Sized Motor Home Is Best When You’re Starting Out

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If you are interested in purchasing a motor home for traveling, you might be overwhelmed by all of the options that are out there. There are all sorts of RVs in all different sizes and at all different price points, from RVs that are the same size as vans to much larger RVs that are the size of a mobile home, with everything in-between as well. You might be overwhelmed and unsure of which option is best for you, but one idea is to look at the smaller class. Class B rv homes are the same size as a full-size van and can have a lot of...

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Are Aftermarket Parts A Right Fit For You?

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When your car breaks down, or just needs a new part, it’s often a stressful situation — not just on your mind, but also your wallet. Fortunately, there are plenty of paths you can take to get your car back on the road to recovery. If your car is still under warranty, then going directly to the dealership is your best bet so you don’t void the warranty. However, if your vehicle is out of warranty, then you have an option to use aftermarket parts through an independent repair shop or sticking with OEM parts at the dealership....

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Safe Travels: Four Car Maintenance Procedures You Should Perform Before Your Next Road Trip

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There’s nothing worse than having car trouble when you’re far away from home. Even a minor part failure can leave you stranded on the side of the road and completely ruin your vacation. Before you embark on your next road trip this summer, perform these four maintenance procedures to ensure that your car is up to the task of tackling the interstate highway. 1. Top Off the Engine Oil Use the indicator on the engine dipstick to ensure that your oil is properly topped off. Generally, dipsticks feature two vertically-spaced marks. The...

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Deciding between Windshield Repair and Replacement

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The lure of the open road has long been associated with freedom and opportunity in American culture, but it’s also fraught with a number of challenges and potential sources of stress. Anyone who has ever been the victim of road debris striking their windshield and causing damage to the glass knows that you may find yourself trying to decide on the best course of repair action. Here is a guide to deciding between repairing and replacing your windshield after damage. Keeping this information in mind will allow you to make the right choice...

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3 Tips For Making Driving School More Affordable

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Whether you’re studying to get your own driver’s license for the first time or looking to make sure that your teenager is well-trained, a good driver’s training program can be a valuable resource. However, it can also be expensive. How can you get a good driver’s education at a reasonable price? Take a look at a few tips that can help you get the driving school instruction you need at a price that you can afford. Take Advantage of Discounts Before you choose a driver’s training school, find out if you’re...

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Hitch Me Up! Towing Capacities And Trailer Hitches

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It’s common knowledge that all cars and trucks are not created equal, so before you install a trailer hitch and hook up that boat or trailer behind your vehicle, check the towing capacity and ensure you have the proper trailer hitch for your load. You can do serious damage to your automobile or cause an accident by towing loads it is not equipped to handle. How to Find the Towing Capacity The towing capacity is listed in your vehicle owner’s manual, usually along with towing tips and recommendations. For example, some cars require...

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3 Tips For Saving Money When Purchasing A Snowmobile Trailer

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If you are looking for a way to safely and easily transport your snowmobile, you might be thinking about investing in a snowmobile trailer. Unfortunately, while shopping around, you might have found that these trailers can be quite expensive. This doesn’t mean that you have to go without the trailer that you need, however. If you follow a couple of simple tips while shopping around, you are sure to find a snowmobile trailer that you can afford: 1. Consider Purchasing a Flat Trailer If you are looking to provide your snowmobile with...

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The Newest Way To Recycle Old Car Parts: Your Windshield

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Some parts of your car are a no-brainer to recycle. Parts like the steel from the body, the battery, and the rims are all classic examples of parts that can see new life once the rest of your car goes to the scrapyard. One part of car recycling that is often overlooked, but is still as important as the others, is your windshield.   How it Works Auto glass recycling is no cakewalk. It is well known that putting the glass between two sheets of plastic is a good way to keep the glass from shattering and injuring others, but it does make it...

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