Car Maintenance

Car Maintenance

Bug-Splat and Bird-Doo Remover

Don't you love summer road trips? They would be even better without the bug splats and bird doo on the…

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Instant Headlight Cleaner for Your Car

Don't be that person who washes the car but forgets about the all-important (and often grimy) headlights! Mix one cup…

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How to Remove a Bumper Sticker Without Scratching Your Car

Time to remove the old campaign sticker? The college decal? The bumper sticker that once seemed so funny—but isn't anymore?…

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Proven Ways to Make Your Car Last 300,000 Miles

Some drivers appear to have great luck keeping their vehicles trouble free for many years—even decades. Others don’t even make…

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Does Your Car Smell Funny?

An odd odor often signals trouble... Lots of smells can invade an automobile, some that are benign and others that…

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How to Remove Tar from Your Car

If an unexpected section of fresh blacktop recently sprayed some tar on your car exterior, here's what to do. Spritz…

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Keep Your Windshield Frost Free

If you dread scraping your car windshield on frosty, freezing mornings, then this tip is for you. When you park…

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Grease Away

Had a tailgate party and got some of the barbecue grease on the car? Whether the mess is from greasy…

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Is Mold Making You Sick?

We tend to think of our homes as safe and healthy places. But what if they’re not? Many people have…

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A $10 Windshield Spray Repels Rain and Snow

Products that make winter driving safer Ice and snow can make for difficult, dangerous winter driving across much of North…

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Home Car-Care Remedies

To clean the outside of the car windshield, make a paste of baking soda and water. Remove bird droppings by…

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How to Find the Best Auto Mechanic

On the old Andy Griffith Show, the friendly auto mechanic Goober could pop a car’s hood, listen for a moment,…

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How to Find an Honest Auto Mechanic

Even if you know nothing about cars An auto mechanic tells you that the clunking sound you hear means that…

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To Keep Your Car Running Smoothly

Six things you should never skimp on People are understandably worried about the gloomy economy and trying to avoid any…

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Scratched Car? Fast Fix

If you don’t intend to have a scratch professionally touched up, apply clear nail polish to the scratch as soon…