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What Happens when You don’t Change Your Oil for 12,000 Miles?

To find out what happens when you forget to change your oil, I sent a 12,000 mile oil sample to a laboratory. The results are not good, and should serve as ammunition to convince your stubborn friend or family member … Continue reading

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How does a turbocharger work?

If you know how a jet engine works, you’re halfway to understanding a car’s turbocharger. A jet engine sucks in cold air at the front, squeezes it into a chamber where it burns with fuel, and then blasts hot air … Continue reading

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What Is the Difference Between Regular and Premium Gas?

It’s a decision drivers face every time they fill their cars up at the gas station. But if you’re like many drivers, you may have decided years ago to bypass premium and buy the cheaper regular unleaded gasoline. But have … Continue reading

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Vehicle Theft Prevention

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Picking Your Teen’s First Car

Is your son or daughter’s sweet sixteen coming up? What about a high school graduation or other major milestone? All of these are great times to give your teen their very first car. If you’re in the market for the … Continue reading

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Junk Car Recycling

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How to Get Honest Auto Repairs

When you take your car in to the auto shop for servicing, you have every reason to expect to be treated with honesty and integrity. However, it’s pretty hard to know when you are lied to, over charged, or taken … Continue reading

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