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How To Detect Transmission Problems

Transmissions are complex, expensive devices that most of us know very little about. So how do you tell when your car is having issues with its transmission, and how to separate those issues from other possible problems? It's a difficult field, and one that many mechanics have spent a lifetime...

November 11, 2013 by
2012 Chevrolet Traverse

5 Fun Road Trip Games For Your Family

Let’s face it. Long road trips can be the bane of family harmony. Cooped up in the car for extended periods without a break is not only a guaranteed source of cramped... read more November 10, 2013 by

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What Is A Salvage Title?

Sometimes a car deal sounds too good to be true – in which case, it may very well turn out to be a vehicle you want to steer clear of. Case in point involves vehicles... read more November 10, 2013 by

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How To Avoid A Flat Tire

Flat tires and blowouts are a cause of many traffic accidents. Paying attention to the condition of tires and using common-sense driving techniques to avoid road hazards that... read more November 9, 2013 by

Joe Isuzu

7 Common Lies Your Car Dealership Tells You

Even as buyers become better educated and salespeople more transparent in the process, there’s still a reason they aren’t under oath when negotiating at a car... read more November 9, 2013 by

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Buying A New Car: How To Get The Best Price

It’s understood that new car dealers don’t exist as non-profit organizations, though you should still try to get the best price you can. Have a look at the... read more October 27, 2013 by

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Car Title Loan Scams & How To Avoid Them

Financial duress can lead to desperate measures, with car title loans high on the list of questionable solutions. The basic premise is that you hand the lender your clear car... read more October 27, 2013 by

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How To Buy A Used Car On Craigslist

The free posting phenom that is Craigslist helps millions find and sell millions of…things. Whatever it is you seek, the website has a reputation for the odds being... read more October 26, 2013 by

Sleazy Car Salesman

Car Dealers: How Do They Think?

Had car dealers been around when Sun Tzu was alive, he might have devoted an extra chapter to them in The Art of War. When working with a salesperson, it helps to understand... read more October 24, 2013 by

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Avoid Car Dealer Tricks & Tactics

The old stereotype of car dealers in dizzying patterns of leisure suits is blessedly past. Behind the polo shirts and khakis, though, not everyone has embraced customer... read more October 24, 2013 by

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Guide To Car Warranties & Extended Car Warranties

Among the many top reasons to buy a new vehicle, the warranty you get is surely one of them. Essentially, for several years, you're worry-free, and most of the issues you... read more October 23, 2013 by


End Of Lease Options: What Happens Next

Is your lease almost over? It’s a situation that should be exciting—because you can essentially lease your current car at this point with no penalty, nothing... read more October 22, 2013 by

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Buying A New Car: What Do You Really Want?

A new car bought on emotion alone will disappoint early and often. When you understand what you really want, what matters most to you, making an informed purchase leads to... read more October 22, 2013 by

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Buying A Car: Building A Car Shopping List

If you’ve ever grocery shopped without a list, buyer’s remorse can take hold once you’re home with each unnecessary item you unpack. If you’ve ever... read more October 22, 2013 by

Money, money, money

Buying Vs. Leasing: What Should You Do?

Should you buy or lease? Most of us have made a decision between paying rent and having a mortgage; and although buying or leasing a new car or truck involves a completely... read more October 21, 2013 by

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Buying A Used Car: Balancing Priorities

There will always be a head versus heart type of struggle when buying a used car. We won’t pretend there is a blanket solution for everyone, because the ideal balance... read more October 21, 2013 by


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