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How to remove tar from your car

​Perhaps we can all agree that keeping our cars clean is very important, no matter where we come from, and who we are. But let’s face it, regardless of how much effort you put into it, your car will inevitably end up dirty.  Normal stains aren’t hard to remove, all you have to do is […]

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Why Is My Car Shaking?

​Throughout life, they teach you about cars and driving, and being safe while in a car and while driving, and so on. They also might give you a few pointers on what can go wrong and how to deal with it. But rarely anyone mentions that a car can shake… What’s up with that? It’s not as uncommon […]

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Signs of a Bad or Failing Water Pump

​Your car will always run hot as long as the engine is on. This is because the movement of different parts creates heat. The car will always run hotter during hotter seasons such as summer. You, therefore, need a functioning cooling system. Otherwise, your precious machine could get grounded. Apart from the inconvenience of having […]

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How Long Does a Catalytic Converter Last?

Cars age and wear out with time as you get more mileage on them. You may need to replace some of the car parts over a period of time. The same applies to the catalytic converter. This is a metallic canister that is located in the exhaust system.  It scrubs the pollutants from your emissions […]

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How Many Spark Plugs In A V8 Engine

​Now you may be thinking – how many spark plugs are supposed to be found in my V8 engine? At first, this may seem like a simple question, that has an easy answer, but we assure, that is far from the truth. Unfortunately, the short answer is, essentially, that it really depends on a number […]

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How Long Can You Drive On A Spare Tire

​You probably see and experience it frequently. You drive to a parking lot, and you see a car with a spare tire that has had better days. Your car might be the one with the donut tire. You need to know how long you can safely use the spare tire in your car. The spare […]

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How Often To Change Cabin Air Filter

​You should maintain your vehicle in perfect condition at all times. However, there are some parts which we forget, like the cabin filter. You may be familiar with the oil filters and engine filters, but the cabin air filter may be foreign. Do not be surprised, since there is a good number of motorists who […]

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How to Remove Plasti Dip From Your Rims

​For all you car enthusiasts out there, you know how awesome plasti dipping your car is. It’s like you get a completely new, custom paint job, for just a fraction of the cost. And, unlike vinyl wrapping, it stays on your car for a long time, is much cheaper and is easier to do.  However, what […]

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5w30 vs 10w30: Which is Better For Your Car

Engine oil is a vital element in running the engine of a vehicle. It provides lubrication between moving parts that operate the engine. This prevents friction that leads to wear and tear. Engine oil also acts a coolant especially when engines are operating in higher temperatures. There are many types of Engine oils based on their […]

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How to Replace a Car Battery

Car batteries, just like every other component of the cars do get obsolete, damaged, or faulty. If and when these issues arise, they are rendered ineffective and may therefore not discharge their functions as required. They therefore inevitably have to be replaced. The procedures described below are centered on the subject matter of how to replace […]

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