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This is When to Change to Winter Tires, According to Experts

Although most Canadians do indeed change to winter tires, a new study suggests we're doing it at the wrong time...

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5 Air Compressor Uses You Never Thought to Try

There are many ways to use an air compressor at home—all you need to do is think outside the box....


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15 Reasons Why Your Car Won’t Start

Few things are worse than your car not starting in the morning. Here are the possible reasons why—and tips for...


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Surprising Ways You’re Wasting Money on Your Car

Following outdated car care advice may cost you big in the long run.


6 Great Online Sources for Classic Car Parts

One of the great challenges of owning a classic car is sourcing replacement car parts at a decent price. To...

How to Change Your Own Brake Fluid

Save money at the mechanic by learning how to change your own brake fluid.


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The Reader’s Digest Ultimate Roadside Emergency Guide

Be prepared for breakdowns and car repairs on the road for problems like flats, dead batteries, fender benders and mechanical...


Check Out This Race Car Enthusiast’s One-of-a-Kind Camaro

What do you get when you blend the design elements of a Chevy 1956 Bel Air and a 2018 Camaro?


Car Interior Cleaning Tips to Refresh Your Ride

You probably hit up the car wash on a regular basis, but when's the last time you gave your car...


How to Fix a Seized Engine

Sitting idle can cause an engine to seize. Learn how to free it and get your vehicle running again.

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This Is What a “Luxury Car” Looked Like 60 Years Ago

The high-end features in luxury cars from the 1960s looked a lot different than the luxury brands today, but one...


6 Reasons Your Car Horn Isn’t Working—And How to Fix It

Car horn not working? The first step is to identify the source of the problem—here's how.


This Genius Hack Will Keep Your Car Windows from Fogging Up

With the help of a few ordinary household items, you won't have to worry about your car windows fogging up...


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How to Change Automotive Light Bulbs

Is your car interior dark? High-mount stop lamp burnt out? Can't see in the fog? Here's how to change the...


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12 Myths You Need to Stop Believing About Your Car

Don’t let mechanics trick you! These common car myths could actually be ruining your ride.


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How to Get Rid of an Old Car: 7 Smart Strategies for Offloading a Clunker

Considering the scrapyard? Here are seven smarter ways to offload a set of wheels that have seen better days.


Why You Need to Stop Using Your Phone When Pumping Gas

No, it's not because you could blow up.


How Do Gas Pumps “Know” When Your Car’s Tank Is Full?

Gas pumps have been around long before "smart" technology—so how are they able to seemingly detect when your tank is...

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10 Overlooked Services That Can Extend the Life of Your Vehicle

Ignoring your car’s maintenance schedule increases the risk of mechanical failure, which will cost you time and money. Keep these...


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5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Car Battery

Most car batteries will last three to five years, but multiple factors can reduce their lifespan. Here are five ways...


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The Best Way to Find The Cheapest Gas In Your Area

Tired of overpaying at the gas pump? Well, that's about to change. Learn how to find cheap gas near you.


Proven Ways to Stop Texting and Driving Once and For All

Despite knowing the dangers of texting and driving, many people still do it. Take these steps to keep your hands...


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9 Bad Gas Pump Habits That Cost You Hundreds Each Year

These gas pump habits may seem harmless, but they're likely costing you money every time you fill up.


A Beloved Rust Bucket: Memories of My 1963 Volkswagen Beetle

Over my years, I’ve owned various cars, and each one has been my favourite, until it wasn’t. I have severe...