How Potholes Can Damage Your Car

It’s pothole season again—that time of year when winter and spring play tug-of-war, resulting in fluctuating temperatures that can wreak havoc on roads.

Potholes begin when water seeps through cracks in the road. In colder climates, that water can freeze and push sections of pavement upward; the eventual …keep reading

How To Clean Bugs Off Your Car

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“Thousands upon thousands of bugs hit our cars every year,” says Mark Hostetler, professor, urban ecologist at the University of Florida and author of That Gunk on Your Car: A Unique Guide to Insects of North America. “Most of them are moths, beetles, mosquitos and …keep reading

7 Car Noises You Should Never Ignore

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Hmm. Purr. Vroom. Modern engineering has made driving a car easier on the ears than ever.

But there are some car noises you don’t want to hear, because they can signal trouble. Every once in a while, roll down the windows and start listening for “any …keep reading