Seasonal Car Maintenance

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RV Maintenance Checklist

Before you hit the road for fun and adventure, go through this RV maintenance checklist.

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Winter Maintenance for Electric Cars

Here's some tips for treating your car right in cold weather.

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How to Unfreeze Your Car Lock

From hand sanitizer to a hair dryer, there's more than one way to unfreeze that lock.

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The Pros and Cons of All-Season Tires

All-season tires may be a good choice for some drivers in the winter, but are they right for you?

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5 Chemicals that Aid in Melting Ice

Pick the best kind for your conditions.

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How to Choose the Best Snow Tires for Your Car

If you experience harsh winter weather, you need snow tires!

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How to Store a Car for Winter

Storing a car for the winter takes more steps than you may think!

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Tips for Identifying Antifreeze Poisoning in Pets

Antifreeze poisoning in pets can lead to deadly results for your family friend.

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Waxing a Car at Home: 7 Simple Steps

Waxing a car is commonly performed to offer a shiny new appearance to the car.

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How to Drive a Car Safely in the Snow

Keep these 8 tips in mind when driving in a winter wonderland.

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How to Test a Car's Radiator Hose for Winter

The cooling system in your vehicle is an incredibly important component.

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What to Do if Your Windshield Washer Fluid Freezes

Frozen windshield wiper fluid is a common hassle.

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How to Check Your Car Heating System for the Winter

Checking your car heating system before winter is a vital step in being prepared for those long cold months of ice and snow. There is nothing worse than being stranded with a problem that could have been prevented. Step 1-Check the Antifreeze If you have a new car or one that is less than two years old,

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4-Wheel Drive vs All-Wheel Drive

4-wheel drive and all-wheel drive are systems implemented by car manufacturers in SUVs and off-road vehicles. Both systems facilitate the transmission of torque from the engine to all four wheels of the car. These systems are helpful for drivers when there is snow, ice or muddy terrain. 4-Wheel Drive

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How to Make Sure Your Engine Hoses Run Smoothly

A car contains a lot of engine hoses, and in order for it to run smoothly these hoses need to be in good condition. An example of engine hoses is the coolant hose, which plays a key role in the car’s cooling system. Another engine hose in your car is the heater hose, which is important in heating up

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4 Winter Car Care Tips

During winter, your car is exposed to various hazards, such as snow and ice. In order to be fully prepared for winter, you have to winterize your car, and make sure your vehicle gets the best care, so that it can have a longer lifespan. Here are some tips for winter car care. 1. Wash Your Car Washing

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How to Winterize Your Car in 8 Steps

Here's how to give your car a bit of TLC in the winter months.

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Winter Car Care for People Who Park Outside

Step up your routine maintenance to avoid pricey repairs.

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5 Emergency DIY Winter Car Hacks

Don't let the snowy cold weather keep you from living your life. These hacks will help you own this winter.

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How to Repair a Faulty Rear Window Defroster

The rear window defroster of your car plays an important role, both for practical and safety purposes.

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Prepare Your Car for the Summer Heat

Here's a checklist to prepare your car for the summer heat.

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A Yearly Guide to Car Maintenance

Organize your car's maintenance this year.

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Determine the Best Car Wax for Your Vehicle

The right wax can protect the finish and prevent corrosion.

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How to Do a Waterless Car Wash

Waterless is an efficient and eco-friendly alternative.

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How to Replace Windshield Wipers

Keep your field of vision clear.

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What to Do if Your Car Is Skidding on an Icy Road

If you're driving on an icy or snowy road, one of the main things that you need to watch out for is your

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Don't Get Stuck in the Cold: How to Keep Your Car Running in the Winter

8 tips to keep you rolling in the winter.

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Snow Removal: How to Get It Off the Top of Your Car

If you live in an area that gets heavy annual snowfall, you should know several snow removal techniques

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Melting Ice from a Frozen Car Lock

These tips will keep you from getting hot and bothered the next time a frozen lock keeps you out of your car.

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5 Causes of Antifreeze Leaking

A car leaking antifreeze can quickly develop serious problems. Know what to look for and where to look.

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How to Remove a Gasoline Smell

Don't let gas smells linger in your home, car, or clothing. Learn to keep gas in your tank and out of your nostrils.