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How To Maintain Your Car's Battery

How To Maintain Your Car's Battery

The failure of a battery always comes at the worst time. This is one reason the experts recommend that car batteries be checked every three to six months, regardless of where you live. Batteries Plus, which sells batteries of all kinds, is offering free car battery and electrical system testing. In... read more

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Toyota Prius in the snow

Survival Tips for a Winter Breakdown: Get Out the Map

Going on a road trip to visit relatives during the winter months, especially around Christmas, is something that many families plan to do this year. In fact, the AAA says... read more December 17, 2010 by  2


 
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Family Car Guide Survival Tips for a Winter Breakdown

Every winter without fail there are news accounts of drivers and their passengers, including whole families, stranded for days without food, water, with no cell phone... read more December 16, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Ford Explorer RWD 4-door XLT Engine

What To Do When Your Engine Freezes Up

It sounds like a contradiction but it happens. Your car froze up and it is overheating like it is the middle of August. What can cause a car’s engine to freeze up and... read more December 16, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Chevrolet Express Cargo Van RWD 1500 135" Side Exterior View

How to Choose Mobile Auto Repair Services

When does on-site car repair make sense, and when does it invite fraud and environmental damage? Some types of repair can be safely and conveniently performed at your home or... read more December 15, 2010 by  3


 
2011 Chevrolet Impala 4-door Sedan LS Retail Engine

5 Questions To Ask Your Mechanic

After you move to a new area, and get the important things nailed down like where your kids will go to school and who makes the best pizza, you might want to hunt down a good... read more December 10, 2010 by  0


 
Catching a Car Thief Using Social Media

Are More Cars Stolen In Winter?

Are there more car thefts in winter than in summer? According to Cars.com, yes. The website reports that a simple reason accounts for the increase: people love warm cars and... read more December 9, 2010 by  0


 
2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser Chrome Accents

Selling Your Car: The Easy Way to Make a Video Walkaround

We’ve been discussing the benefits of the video walk-around as a tool to help you sell your car. The video walk-around is an easy way for potential buyers to determine... read more December 6, 2010 by  0


 
Marijuana

Driving and Drug Use: A Fatal Combination

It’s a no-brainer that drinking and driving is a recipe for disaster. It should be no surprise to anyone that driving and drug use is equally dangerous. A new report... read more December 2, 2010 by  1


 
Deer and car

Urban Deer Hunts: A Way To Stay Ahead Of The Herd

While checking back on recent articles handled here, I came across a term that intrigued me – Urban Deer Hunts. I envisioned a sportsman coming out of Dick’s... read more December 1, 2010 by  0


 
1997 Mercury Tracer LS

Lifetime Warranties Cut Both Ways

You may have heard of Rachel Veitch, a 92-year-old from Florida who drives a 1964 Mercury Comet Caliente with over 550,000 miles on the odometer. Her story and assorted clips... read more November 30, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Sienna 5dr 8-Pass Van LE FWD (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View

Arizona AG Plans Car Repair Stings

It has only been a few weeks since Tom Horne won the attorney general’s race in Arizona, and he has already singled out the auto repair industry for special treatment... read more November 29, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser

The NHTSA Probes How Car Rental Companies Handle Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) initiated an audit query into the practices of car rental companies concerning their handling of... read more November 23, 2010 by  0


 
Third-generation Subaru four-cylinder boxer engine

Transparency And Truthfulness In Auto Repair

Men and women split purchasing responsibilities right down the middle and according to Jody Devere, CEO and founder of AskPatty.com, women influence 85 percent of all buying... read more November 23, 2010 by  0


 
Cash for Clunkers tradein: Mercury Sable

In Some Towns, Charity Begins in the Car Repair Bay

Not everyone has the luxury of knowing that there is an operational set of wheels at their disposal, parked in the proximity of their home. When work is not accessible... read more November 21, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Nissan Altima 2-door Coupe I4 CVT 2.5 S Wheel Cap

California Teen Takes Responsibility Seriously

In what seemed like a real life episode of the ABC series "What Would You Do," a Calabasas California high school senior distinguished himself as someone that has a high... read more November 18, 2010 by  0


 
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