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How Often Should You Wash Your Car?

Published 07:00 AM, Fri December 29, 2017


  There are a couple of ways to keep your car clean—either paying for an automated car wash service or simply grabbing a bucket and sponge and tackling it yourself. However you do it, car washing is important—and not just for the obvious aesthetic reasons.   Why Having a Clean Car Matters   Your vehicle […]


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How to Clean Leather Car Seats

Published 07:00 AM, Fri December 22, 2017


  A lot of auto maintenance tends to focus on what’s under the hood, or perhaps what the body of the car looks like—and rightly so. These things are obviously important, but there’s something to be said for maintaining the interior of your car, as well. Interior upkeep is essential for making your car look […]


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How Does an Automatic Transmission Work

Published 07:00 AM, Fri December 8, 2017


  Automatic and manual transmissions do basically the same thing—but if you’ve driven them both then you know they work in very different ways. Essentially, an automatic simplifies the driving experience considerably. Unlike driving a manual, there is no clutch pedal to contend with. Even more significantly, there is no gear shift for drivers to […]


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What Transmission Do I Have?

Published 07:00 AM, Fri December 1, 2017


  Your vehicle’s transmission is the most complicated system in the entire car—and arguably the most important. As such, if you ever need to have repairs made or a rebuilt, you’ll need to know exactly which type your vehicle uses. We don’t just mean manual versus automatic. Hopefully, you know the answer to that one! […]


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How Does a Radiator Work?

Published 07:00 AM, Fri November 24, 2017


  The radiator is one of the most misunderstood automotive components. This may be because a car radiator works so differently from a home radiator. The one in your home works essentially to warm up the immediate surroundings—but the one in your car does something a little different.   Your Engine Cooling System   It’s […]


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