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Attack Of The Gunk: Deposits That Slow Engine Performance

A little engine gunk can go unnoticed. Over time though, too much robs fuel economy and bogs down acceleration.

If you’re noticing these symptoms, it might be time to look at the fuel system--especially if your engine has between 96,000 and 160,000 kilometers.

Driver Safety: 8 Items To Store In Your Glovebox

Almost every driver will be involved in at least a fender bender during their life. Having these items in your glovebox can help make sense of those chaotic minutes after a crash.

The Wonder Of Clay: Create A Showroom Shine On Dull Paint

Glide a few fingertips across your car’s paint. Does the finish still feel smooth and buttery, or bumpy as braille?

No worries. A little elbow grease--and a clay bar--can restore that showroom feel and shine.

Fight Back Against Battery Heat Fatigue

Nothing saps a battery like heat. Your older battery may be living on borrowed time until one hot summer day delivers a knock-out punch.

Learn some simple tips to avoid a battery failure this summer.

 

Automotive Fragrance Turns 'Ewww!' To 'Ah!'

That cardboard cutout of a pine tree dangling from your rearview mirror only masks odors.

If you really want to rid your cabin of stubborn odors in the seats and carpet, you’re going to need a deodorizer. Thankfully, they are easy to find and even easier to use.

How To Drive Value From Tire Investment

Tires are an important investment for the safety of you and your passengers. Learn ways to prevent damage and extend tire life.

Get Rid of Those Ugly Dents, Door Dings

A summer of errands and road trips probably added some dents and dings to your vehicle.

Paintless dent repair offers an alternative to body shop repair for those small imperfections that mar a vehicle’s appearance and lower its value.

Steering Fluid Issues May Trigger Driving, Handling Problems

You're not navigating that winding road without power steering.

Power steering might be one of your vehicle’s most underappreciated technologies. But as the miles build up, bits of plastic and rubber inside the system can wear down and cause problems.

Driving Sunglasses Key to Reducing Eye Strain

You've been wearing the same sunglasses for years, and you notice your eyes feel strained after a long drive. Maybe it's time to invest in a pair of polarized lenses.

Tips For Turning Dull Wheels Bright Again

Take a close look at your wheels. Have they lost their luster? Are they still covered in winter road grime? Time for a spring clean-up to bring them back to life.

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