How to Dispose of Old Gas (The Safe and Legal Way)

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Keeping an extra canister of gas is handy for car emergencies or for gas-powered garden tools, but it’s sure to become an annoyance if it’s forgotten and left too long; old gas doesn’t burn well.  Gasoline is made up of several compounds, some of which are known carcinogens and highly toxic to animals, people, and … 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

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

7 Symptoms of a Hole in Your Muffler (or Exhaust Pipe)

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Vehicles come with all sorts of exhaust sounds. Some sound like a jet engine, some give off a low rumble, and others sound like a droning lawnmower. The exhaust sounds result from careful engineering of the vehicle’s muffler by the manufacturer, but mufflers can be changed and they can break. If you have a hole … Read more

Car Smells Like Rotten Eggs? (4 Possible Causes)

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If your car smells like rotten eggs, there is something wrong with it that needs to be fixed right away. Not only is the sulfur smell harmful to your health, the vehicle can be damaged if this problem is left unchecked. Reasons Your Car Smells Like Rotten Eggs Before reading further, check to make sure … Read more

How To Remove Window Tint (4 Effective Methods)

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On a list of fun things to do with a few hours of free time you probably wouldn’t see vehicle tint removal. This process has a reputation for being painstaking and exhausting, but it doesn’t have to be. Why Would You Want to Remove Window Tint? The better your window tint, the longer it will … Read more

Ants in Your Car? (Here’s How to Get Rid of Them)

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If you’ve ever struggled with ants in the home, you know how frustrating they can be to get rid of. Unfortunately, home is not the only place that these unwelcome guests can set up shop. Vehicles are another place that can host ants for a long time. Ants are clever little creatures, and quite tough … Read more

How to Get Skunk Smell Out of Your Car

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Despite the utmost caution, you may eventually experience the dreaded skunk encounter while driving, especially if you live in a rural area. Whether the vehicle hits a skunk, drives on roadkill, or even just drives through an area where a skunk recently released its payload, the smell can permeate through the vehicle and cause a … Read more