“Checking your tires is like going to the dentist,” says Unser, five-time veteran of the Indy 500. “It’s something we don’t do often enough, that …keep reading
The alternator is perhaps the most underappreciated part of your car.
The battery often gets all the credit for keeping the electricity running. But it’s the unheralded alternator that serves as the car’s generator, powering some of your vehicle’s most vital features—including the headlights, the heating and cooling …keep reading
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