A car battery is a crucial part of a vehicle. Without one, the engine would not be able to start, so it is important to take care of it.  Most drivers know that a car battery doesn’t last forever and therefore needs to be replaced every so often when they …

In the good old days, you could hit your car with a lump hammer, and it would splutter into life. However, modern cars have very complex electronic systems. It’s easy to damage them if you don’t treat them right. Technicians even plug the vehicle into a computer to run diagnostics …

The desire to keep your vehicle’s shine is more common than you may think. One of the first questions people ask themselves after buying a car is ‘how often should I wax my car.’ Since wax doesn’t last very long, the shortest answer is, you will have to do it …

There are a lot of myths and legends about changing your car’s transmission fluid. But talk to any mechanic and ask the question ‘can changing transmission fluid be bad,’ and they’ll laugh at how absurd it is. This is because there is no basis for the urban legend. It causes …

The check engine light is a very useful feature because it keeps you on your feet. You’re informed as soon as there is a problem and can react immediately. This often protects your car from long term damage.  However, sometimes the check engine light turns off by itself without you …

Industries often propagate myths to drive up sales. The most popular one by the petroleum industry is that the gas in your car will freeze if you drive around with less than half a tank full of it.  While this idea may sound absurd, hundreds of thousands of car owners …

Are you thinking of using a bug bomb to get rid of pests in your car, but you’re unsure whether or not it’s safe? Let us help you avoid potential risks. The last thing you want to deal with as a driver is bug infestation in your car. It can …

Tires are susceptible to damage and are easily punctured by sharp objects, such as nails, on the road. But can you drive with a punctured or flat tire? Let’s find out. Having a punctured tire is a real hassle, especially when you’re driving down the road. In addition, it can …

Congratulations on buying a new car. Now that you have it and you’re excited to use it, can you drive it without the plates? Here’s what you need to know. The very first thing to know is that it depends upon the area you live in. The legal formalities, such …

Your check engine light pops on and your stomach sinks. Is it safe to continue driving? Most modern vehicles come with an OBD (Onboard Diagnostic) system. It provides information about all the problems present in your car’s complex collection of sensors and components. This diagnostic system lights up the check …
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