To many, even basic car maintenance can seem daunting. If you’ve ever taken a look under the hood of your car, it may seem like a complicated mess of hoses, wires, blocks and belts. While some vehicle maintenance should generally be left to the professionals, there are a …keep reading
Brakes. Headlights. Wipers. Tires.
Parts like these should be on your routine inspection checklist. But what about belts and hoses? Easy to overlook, worn belts and hoses could trigger major auto troubles—from an overheated engine to the sudden loss of power steering.
Luckily, all it takes …keep reading
Your car’s air-conditioning system has one job—to keep you cool. But during a summer scorcher, it may seem like it’s barely up to the task. And even at those times, it’s eating up gas: The EPA estimates that using A/C in very hot conditions can reduce fuel economy by as …keep reading
Over the years, cars have become much more reliable. But with so many moving parts, even the most well-maintained vehicles can still be temperamental. If your car won’t start, it’s important to note what’s happening when you turn the key. While a dead battery is a likely culprit, the sound …keep reading