How to Quickly Repair a Cracked Radiator Hose

Radiator hoses are an inexpensive but critical part of your car’s cooling system. While they don’t cost a lot of money, they can run up some big bills if they aren’t cared for properly. Every time...

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What to Look For When Buying a Used Car

 While many people rave about that “new car smell,” when it comes to buying a car, it's usually best to go with used vehicles. Buying a used car saves a lot of money, since new cars begin...

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The Best Advice You Can Hear About Spring Tune-Ups

After a long, cold winter, spring is finally in the air. That means it’s time to get ready for sunshine and road trips. But before you hop in your car and take to the open road — or even just...

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The Beginner's Guide to Cleaning Fuel Injectors

Fuel injectors are the “small but mighty” players in your engine’s performance. As the name implies, they’re responsible for injecting fuel into the engine through a nozzle, which allows the gas...

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How to Winterize Your Car to Withstand Cleveland Winters

If you've lived in the area for long, you know Cleveland winters are cold. Early in the season, the wind blows west across Lake Erie and dumps lake-effect snow all over the eastern suburbs. Then...

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What is a Timing Belt and Surprising Reasons Why it Matters

A broken timing belt can spell trouble for your car (and also for your budget), so it’s important to know the warning signs that a timing belt is wearing out. But it’s also critical to understand...

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The 7 Most Common Reasons Your Check Engine Light Turns On

Any time a warning light in your dashboard lights up, it grabs your immediate attention. While warning lights have been around for years, today they have become more sophisticated and there are...

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The Ultimate Summer Car Maintenance Checklist [Infographic]

You’re not the only one feeling the heat this summer; those high temperatures are hard on your car, too. Whether you’re hitting the road for a summer getaway or are staying close to home this...

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5 Signs it's Time to Change Your Car’s Engine Air Filter

Your engine relies upon its air filter to keep dust and debris out of the engine. By providing a clean stream of air to the engine, an air filter ensures the engine gets the right amount of air...

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Why is My Car Shaking? Top 7 Causes You Can't Ignore

Shaking is great for martinis, but not so much for cars.

When cars shake, it oftentimes begins subtly and then continues to get worse. At first, you might not notice it or you might think you can...

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