How to Cover a Broken Car Window (4 Methods)

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How did your car get broken into? You left it in covered parking at your apartment complex, you wake up (coffee in hand) and reach for the handle only to realize your entire passenger seat is covered in broken glass. Someone has just tried to steal from you, so hopefully, you don’t keep anything of … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Air-Fuel Ratio Sensor

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If you’re like most people, you probably know very little about your car’s air fuel ratio sensor. But what if I told you that this little piece of equipment is responsible for ensuring that your engine runs smoothly and efficiently? Let’s go over what an air-fuel ratio sensor is, where it’s located, what it does, … Read more

Ants In Your Car? (7 Ways to Get Rid of Them)

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Creepy crawlies have no business being in your car—we can all agree on that. But the question remains: why the hell is there an infestation in the first place? Was it the peanut butter cup you dropped in that crevice in-between the driver’s seat and the center console? Or was it the soda-covered bottle cap … Read more

Riding the Clutch (Is It Really That Bad?)

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“Man, that footrest feels amazing,” your buddy says with a grin, driving your mint-condition 1969 Porsche 911. You continue observing the open road until the thought hits you “this car doesn’t have a footrest.” He was RIDING THE CLUTCH! Your heart stops. Imagine all the damage he could be doing! Fear not, dear reader, for … Read more

9 Best All-Wheel Drive Cars With Good Gas Mileage

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We’re getting closer each day to having it all. In today’s automotive climate, there’s the option to get a car that gets good miles-per-gallon (MPG), has power going to all four wheels, has some cargo capacity, and is easy and safe to live with. This is a pretty recent situation, and we think it’s really … Read more

How to Dispose of Old Gasoline (6 Methods)

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Gas. It’s on everyone’s mind these days, and for good reason. Prices are going up and there’s no end in sight, from what I can tell.* So, let’s say you have an old beater that’s been collecting dust in your front yard, but it gets slightly better fuel economy than your Toyota Sequoia (ha), so … Read more

Where is the Cheapest Place to Buy Motor Oil? (10 Options)

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Like it or not, most cars these days need motor oil to stay lubricated and functional. Those pistons that move up and down need a barrier of oil in between them and the cylinder walls, else you’d have metal rubbing on metal–which is not good. Whether you want to save a few bucks, enjoy the … Read more

4 Causes of Squeaky Windshield Wipers (and How to Stop Them)

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It’s annoying. *Schlursh* *Squeak* *Brrrrbp* *Brrrrrbp* over and over again when the rain has already stopped and you just forgot to turn the windshield wipers off. Shouldn’t the engineers have figured out how to stop the squeaking? What about the annoying sounds your wipers make when scrubbing ice off your windshield? You might have noticed … Read more

How Much Do Car Batteries Weigh? (20 Real-World Examples)

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Your car battery is something each person knows about, even if you think you don’t know anything about cars. Your battery is the item that dies and your car won’t start. It’s what you have to “Jump” if you leave an interior light on overnight. Basically, every car needs a battery, and some need more … Read more

6 Ways To Remove Water Spots From Car Windows

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If you’ve ever gotten fed up with washing your car because you’re a bit of a perfectionist, then there’s a chance you’ve run into this problem: water spots on your glass. While it might seem like a small issue that you should just ignore, for some, it’s the cause for a lot of frustration. Keep … Read more