5 Causes of Squeaky or Skipping Wiper Blades

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Windshield wipers are cheap and simple components that are often overlooked during basic maintenance. When it starts raining after a long sunny stretch, you want to make sure your windshield wipers work properly so you’re able to see out of the windshield. If your windshield wipers start squeaking or skipping one day, you’ll want to … Read more

How To Store a Car Long Term (and for the Winter)

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Everyone who uses a car for transportation has a daily driver, but what happens to the car that isn’t your daily? Many people have a seasonal car. Perhaps you have a convertible or a car with no roof that’s only enjoyable to drive when it’s warm and sunny out. Perhaps the roads are salted in … Read more

How to Clean the Inside of Your Windshield (What REALLY Works)

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Driving at night or with glare from the sun can be dangerous when the windshield isn’t nearly spotless. Most drivers understand that the windshield needs to be clean and free of cracks in order to see through it well, but not everyone remembers to clean the interior of the windshield. Doing this regularly dramatically improves … Read more

5 Reasons to Hold Onto an Old Car

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When you purchase a new vehicle, it is usually tempting to immediately do away with your old one. Maybe you’d like the cash you could get by turning it in for parts or selling it to someone else. Maybe you’ve just finished binge watching Tidying Up with Marie Kondo and you’re just set on getting … Read more

5 Causes of Car Ignition Key That Won’t Turn or is Stuck

When you put your car key into the ignition of your vehicle, it is actually going into something called an ignition lock cylinder. This component is positioned within an electrical component called an ignition switch. In modern vehicles, the ignition switch is responsible for locking the ignition in place and reading the custom anti-theft code … Read more

How Often Should You Wash Your Car?

Car owners spend so much time worrying about the maintenance of their vehicles. Things like tire rotations, tire pressure, oil changes, and air filters must regularly be addressed. But how about the exterior of the vehicle? Think about all the dirt, gravel, dust, salt, pollen, and other airborne elements which hit your vehicle each time … Read more

5 Ways to Increase Horsepower (Best Bang for the Buck)

Since the beginning of automobiles, engineers have always been looking for ways to push the limits of performance. Fuel mileage, drivability, handling, and most important for any self-respecting car enthusiast, HORSEPOWER. Increasing a car engine’s horsepower has seen many an enthusiast push the limits of all types of vehicles, seeing if they can go faster … Read more

How to Replace Wiper Blades (4 Easy Steps)

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Windshield wipers need to be regularly inspected and maintained just like any other part of your vehicle. If you don’t have properly functioning wipers, then it is going to be difficult for them to remove the rain and moisture from your windshield. Even though old wiper blades are one of the main causes of squeaky … Read more

10 Signs Your Car Needs an Oil Change or Tune-up

Every car needs an oil change and a tune-up at a regular interval. Oil is essential for lubricating and cooling the hot metal components of the engine. A tune-up can be defined in a lot of different ways, but it basically means inspecting and replacing the most common auto parts that wear out quickly. For … Read more

10 Car Maintenance Tips for Winter and Summer

Temperature and climate can have a big impact on cars. The winter brings cold temperatures and the summer brings hot temperatures. Depending on where you live in the world, the intensity of these seasons could be more severe than others. You could even be subjected to snow storms in the winter or hurricanes in the … Read more