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While your vehicle may not have
been flooded or
completely covered in water, that doesnít
necessarily mean that you
should not be concerned about water damage. If you
high water, thereís a chance that you may have
damaged your vehicle.
It all comes down to how much water the vehicle
took in and where it
and interior repair shops, known as trim shops, can fix a
drooping headliner, replace worn carpeting, repair torn
upholstery and replace a weathered convertible top.
A Nasty Four Letter-Word
prevent rusting due to minor dings and scratches.
Car Looks Like New.
Tips on the latest techniques to help keep
Clean Car Is Cool
washing guide, which includes advice on a few commercial
make the job easier.
Automotive Gift for Mother's
Describes several non-traditional Mother's Day
automotive industry. This type of unexpected, yet practical
be what Mom
Decide Father's Day Gift
Whether your dad is a
do-it-yourselfer (DIY) or a Do-It-For-Me type (DIFM), consider
gift for dad
this Father's Day.
Considering the cost of trading in your vehicle
vs. investing in
accessories, the latter decision may be a "no
Washing And Waxing Add Value
More than one-third of car owners use damaging
washing their cars-products that could contain harmful
abrasives and additives. And almost half of motorists don't
ever wax their
Although you may want to get rid of
in favor of a new car, taking better care of your current set
of wheels may
make much more sense in the long run-helping you achieve a goal
of Wasted Gas? It's a Drop in the Bucket
caps are among
many reasons for wasted fuel.
to Shop For A
Knowing the terminology of battery ratings helps in this
Your Leased Car or
Off-Lease? Check It Out
An off-lease vehicle can be a
deal if you
know what you're getting into.
technicians say the key to keeping vehicles running
down the road-is routine maintenance.
Tips as Gas Prices
With gas prices exceeding two dollars
a gallon in
many parts of the country, the Car Care Council is
gas-saving maintenance and driving tips that really
Management Works for
Holidays and Automobiles
Take care of your
services immediately and make plans to get ahead of
the game next
year. An early visit to your repair facility
opportunity to budget for unanticipated repairs.
Dirty Cabin Air Filters
From Breathing Easily in Your Car?
During the hot
contaminants, such as pollen, dust, mold spores and smog, can
vehicle's passenger compartment through the air conditioning,
systems, making the air in the car six times dirtier than the
News: An Engine
News: A Remanufactured Engine Ignoring warning lights can
lead to ruining
an engine. But don't be too quick to get rid of an
vehicle because the engine is shot. Here's good information
All in the Timing
belt: what it is, what it does, why it should be replaced as
what could happen if it should fail.
Drive train maintenance is the subject of this
Material includes drive train components, including clutch, CV
A stalled car can cause a ripple effect that brings out the
drivers. Don't let your car put you in jeopardy.
Your Cool Quotient
With a Cooling
This five-question, multiple choice quiz
will help you
brush up on your knowledge of your vehicle's cooling
Weather the True
Summer is the season for major
problems. Heat, not cold, shortens battery life, says the Car
Facts About A/C
How did we ever
conditioning in our cars? It's a feature we take for granted
blowing hot air.
Ten or 15 years ago, auto technicians would
hard parts for customers right in the shop. Today,
doesn't work, because consumers don't have time to
wait and don't
want to pay for the additional labor.
Remanufacturing now solves
these problems, and as such, it is one of the
categories in the automotive aftermarket.
Daylight Savings Time
lighting will be vital
to safety when daylight-savings time ends on
October 26. To prepare
for fewer hours of daylight and the extra hours of
darkness, the Car
Care Council encourages motorists to take a few
minutes to inspect
their vehicles to ensure that all of the lights are
Why put up with worn wipers?
They're so easy to replace.
"On the Road
Again" Mean "On
the Phone Again"?
A cell phone, like so
things in a vehicle can be a life saver...or a dangerous
Here are some points to consider.
Connecting Jumper Cables
article explains how to connect jumper cables safely.
Checkup Can Pay
This article explains why motorists whould give
their vehicle a
complete physical before a vacation trip. It includes the items
Change for the Better? Just Ask
Most motorists don't realize that contaminated
fluid creates a
dangerous situation. System should be flushed and fluid changed
Safety Compromised With
Brake fluid, which can become contaminated,
replaced periodically as a safety measure.
For Safer Teen Drivers, Read
Handing Over The Keys
Here's valuable advice on
drivers about preventive maintenance.
Can Avoid Problems by
Watching for Warning Signs
When it comes to your car's
safety, brakes top the
list of systems
that need monitoring. However, many people are unaware of the
indicate a car's brakes may need maintenance or repair.
Bring Driving Safety
Worn out tires and windshield wiper
symptoms of neglected vehicle maintenance that put
passengers at serious risk during the typically
rainy months of