What Happens If Your Transmission Goes Out (And How to Prevent It)

When it comes to essential car components, your transmission ranks pretty high up there on the list. Your transmission is responsible for making sure that the right amount of power is delivered to...

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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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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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Car AC Not Working? Here's 5 Ways to Diagnose the Problem

Air conditioning is one of those things that’s easy to take for granted — until you don’t have it. When it’s the middle of summer and the temperature outside is rising, the last thing you want is...

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5 Common Causes of Coolant Leaks and Their Symptoms

Coolant leaks might not seem like a big deal, but it could create a hazardous situation for your car’s engine. Without the proper amount of antifreeze, your engine could overheat (or freeze in...

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What Causes a Car to Overheat and How to Prevent It

We all expect the temperature to rise during the summer months, but when the temperature starts rising under your hood, that’s a whole different story. An overheated engine can leave you stranded...

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Why Is Your Car Stalling? Here Are 5 Reasons

When your car engine stalls, it means that your engine has died. While this can happen at any time, it’s most alarming if it happens while you’re driving. A car that stalls when it’s in motion...

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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 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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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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