5 Reasons You’re Losing Coolant But Have No Visible Leaks

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Internal combustion engines turn your wheels using power generated from small, controlled explosions. These explosions generate loads of heat, and this waste heat must be transferred away from the engine block. If the engine block were to get too hot, materials in the engine could warp, crack, or melt. Coolant, Radiator Fluid, and Antifreeze… What … Read more

How to Remove Bumper Stickers (Without Damaging the Paint)

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Did you buy a car with the wrong politician stuck to it? Perhaps your local dealership thinks a license plate bracket isn’t good enough, so they’ve added an eyesore of a dealership sticker to the trunk instead. Whether you purchased a car with a bunch of irrelevant stickers or simply changed your taste, it’s likely … Read more

AWD vs 4WD (What’s the Difference?)

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Looking for an all-terrain vehicle? Perhaps you want something that will be stable in rainy, snowy, or icy road conditions. Not all AWD and 4WD systems are created equally. If you’re looking to maximize your vehicle’s capability per dollar, you should know the difference between some of the common drivetrain options on the market that … Read more

4 Different Types of Drivetrains (Which is Best?)

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Do you know which wheels are used to propel your vehicle forward? The driven wheels play an important part in your vehicle’s handling dynamics. Some vehicles can be ordered in multiple configurations, and each configuration has its own pros and cons. Keep reading to understand the differences between types of drivetrains and which one may … Read more

Blue Smoke From Exhaust (Causes and How to Fix)

Ever notice a car that takes off from a stop light leaving a huge cloud of smelly blue smoke in its wake? Perhaps this is your car. Why is this happening, you might ask? A cloud of blue smoke generally means one thing: you’re burning oil. Instead of topping off your oil pan and continuing … Read more

Why is My Steering Wheel Not Straight? (Causes and How to Fix)

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The steering wheel is the primary control a driver uses to direct a vehicle where it should go. Turning the wheel in one direction should make the tires turn in the same direction a proportional amount. This needs to be a consistent and reliable property of your vehicle’s steering system. A steering wheel that doesn’t … Read more