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When To Repair Or Replace Your Car

One of the best feelings in the world is making your final car payment! Now all you are needing to pay for is gas, insurance and maintenance. But eventually, those repairs start adding up, with even routine maintenance inching up into the hundreds-of-dollars realm. Is it time to retire your ride...
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Common Car Fluid Leaks & How To Identify Them

Uh-oh, you pulled away from your friend's driveway only to notice an embarrassing puddle of fluid where your car was parked. But is this "puddle" a signal of concern? The good news is that it’s not too difficult to decipher these spots and tell whether the fluid leak is a harmless drip or a serious...
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Most And Least Expensive Vehicles For Maintenance Costs

The true cost of owning a car goes beyond the sticker price. Maintenance, for example, is an expense that can add up quite a bit over time. Recently a car repair company analyzed their own data to find out which car brands and models require the most maintenance over time. YourMechanic.com looked...
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Target & Walmart Offer Child Car Seat Recycling Programs In September

Yesterday we talked about items you shouldn't buy or use second-hand and one of the items are children car seats, mainly because of the ever-changing safety guidelines and the years of extreme heating and cooling inside your car. So what do you do with a child's car seat you no longer need?...
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The Most Accident-Prone Vehicles On The Road

A classic definition of irony as a car that is hailed as being one of the safest on the roads happens to be the most accident-prone too. In 2016 there were nearly 18,000 automobile accidents each day and with a growing list of electronic distractions, it isn't much of a surprise that there are...
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The Most And Least Stolen Cars

You may want to find an extra-secure place to park your Dodge Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Highway Loss Data Institute says the Dodge muscle cars are the most stolen vehicle in America with 5 times the theft rate of the average car. Closely...
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Is It Safe To Use Cruise Control When It Is Raining?

You car's cruise control can be a lifesaver on a long road trip. But when it starts to rain, is it a good idea to keep the cruise control on or off? There has been an Internet story that has been circulating for a while that shares the story of a car that began to hydro-plane when it was raining...
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Beware Of Using A Debit Card To Rent A Car

From time to time you may find yourself searching to rent a car and it may have been a long time since you've done it. But the items needed are the same; you must be at least 25-years old, have a valid Florida license and have a credit card. However the major car rental companies, including Avis,...
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Pros And Cons of Washing Your Car At Home Or A Car Wash

Now that the Independence Day holiday is over, you've notice your car is filthy! Dirt, dust, bird poop and squashed bugs adorn your precious car! The extra grime leads us to do one of two things: wash our car in the driveway or head to the car wash. But which choice is better for the environment?...
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Packing Your Car For A Road Trip

Time to load up the Family Truckster and hit the road! Not so fast! Space in your vehicle isn't unlimited and you got to leave enough room for yourself and your passengers along with everyone's stuff! So pack your car, truck, SUV or van smartly by limiting the amount of snacks. An essential part of...
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