How to Polish and Restore Headlights (In 5 Easy Steps)

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Headlight housings get cloudy over time due to yellowing from ultraviolet (UV) light. They can also pick up scratches from road debris and improper washing techniques. A headlight restoration will bring back the original clarity of your headlights and substantially improve visibility down the road. Steps to Restore Headlights The following steps have been used on … Read more

When to Use Fog Lights (And Do You Need Them?)

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Fog lights are a second set of lights on the front and rear of the vehicle that are designed to be used in low visibility situations. Fog density varies depending on the weather conditions. Very dense fog may reduce visibility to only a few feet in front of the vehicle, making it unsafe to drive … Read more

7 Causes of Outer Tire Wear (And How to Prevent It)

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Have you noticed uneven wear on the outside of your tires? Outer tire wear is a common symptom of alignment and suspension problems. Here are a few different things you can check if you’re trying to find the cause. Related: Causes of Inner Tire Wear Causes of Outer Tire Wear 1) Under Inflation (Not Enough Air) … Read more

7 Symptoms of a Bad Body Control Module (And Replacement Cost)

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The body control module (BCM) is a type of computer that controls many of the electrical systems around the interior and exterior of the vehicle outside of normal engine operation. It allows you to operate windows, headlights, taillights, fog lights, door locks, HVAC controls, and much more. When you have a malfunctioning BCM, many of … Read more

How to Replace a Car Thermostat (In 15 Easy Steps)

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Thermostats are one of those auto parts that is fairly inexpensive and straightforward to replace yourself. Although the part is inexpensive, the labor rate at a mechanic can drive up the cost of replacement. It’s always a good idea to search online for a how-to guide for your exact vehicle. If you can get your … Read more