Post Tagged with: "vehicle maintenance"

Driveline / Tech Articles

Beware the 13mm Square Drive Drain Bolt: A Mechanic’s Horror Story (Read On…IF YOU DARE!)

It was a dark and stormy afternoon. Lightning crackled across the sky, briefly overpowering the cacophony of howling winds and driving rain slamming against the garage door. …But the bad […]

Car Culture & Entertainment

Results: What’s the Strangest Thing You’ve Found In Your Vehicle’s Airbox?

Recently, our pals over at Summit Racing asked a very simple question on their Facebook page: “What is the strangest thing you’ve ever found in your air box while cleaning […]

Q&A / Wheels & Tires

Mailbag: How to Keep Your New Wheels Looking Great for a Long Time

Q: I recently got a set of new wheels for my car. How should I go about taking care of them? A: Adding a new set of wheels to your […]

Exterior / How Tos

Garage Goal #8: Get Your Ride(s) Tuned up and Ready to Go!

We get it — you’re anxious to get your project vehicle on the road and ready for shows. Eventually we’ll get there, but for now, you’ve got extra time at […]

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Videos & Galleries

Video: Wet Weather Vehicle Maintenance and Inspection

Science class 101: Water and oil don’t mix. That can be bad news for a vehicle. Whether you’re fording a river or splashing through puddles on your commute, it’s important to […]

How Tos / Tech

Infographic: Tire Rotation Patterns for Different Drivetrain Configurations

Your vehicle’s four tires don’t wear evenly. This happens because the front of your vehicle typically weighs more than the rear, and because your front tires turn while your rear […]

Ignition & Electrical / Tech / Tech Articles

Battery Maintenance Tips

Editor’s Note: This guest post is courtesy of the Car Care Council, which is dedicated to educating vehicle owners about the benefits of regular vehicle maintenance through its “Be Car Care Aware” program. […]

Brakes & Suspension / Q&A / Tech

Mailbag: Diagnosing Worn Shocks & Struts

Z.G. Lexington, KY Q: I suspect it’s time to replace my shocks, but I’m not sure. I inspected them and I found no leaks. I also performed an old-school “bounce […]

Basic Maintenance Series: Our Top 5 DIY Vehicle Maintenance Projects Anyone Can Do
Tech / Tech Articles

Basic Maintenance Series: Our Top 5 DIY Vehicle Maintenance Projects Anyone Can Do

NOTE: For newbie car enthusiasts, the thought of doing your own maintenance and simple repairs may seem intimidating. For some seasoned gearheads, the thought of maintenance and light repair tasks may seem like […]