It happens to everyone: the dreaded flat tire. At best, it happens near home in a neighborhood without a ton of traffic. At worst, you’re on the side of a high-speed road, in bad weather, wearing your best outfit and you’re trying to make it to an appointment. …keep reading
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