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    Top 10 car gadgets

    Know a road warrior? These gadgets will make his life much simpler, safer and more fun.
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    How to fix your flat tire

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    Almost every driver has to deal with a flat tire at some point. Fortunately, fixing a flat is not difficult, especially with these...
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    How to winterize your midsize vehicle

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    Our cars behave differently in cold weather conditions, and it's important to make sure your vehicle is up to the challenge....
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    Vehicle safety upgrades you should splurge on

    Not sure what upgrades to get or pass on? Here are some vehicle safety upgrades you should splurge on.
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    How to winterize your multiple-passenger car

    Unless you live in a year-round warm climate, driving in winter weather is difficult to avoid. So how can you best prepare for the...
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    Tricks to defrost your windshield in a hurry

    It's that time of year again! Iced-over windows have a way of stealing precious minutes from your morning routine. Thankfully, we...
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    “Lemon law” and how it protects your purchase

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    When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. When your dealer gives you a lemon, all the sugar in the world isn't going to replace...
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    What to do when you need a tow

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    Nobody plans to have their vehicle towed, but the reality is — towing happens. In 2012, leading roadside service provider AAA towed...
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    How to jump-start a dead battery

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    When your car is dead, so is your day (at least to an extent). So to avoid losing time out of your schedule, you either have to call...
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    How to change a flat tire

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    We all know the classic image of a damsel in distress, but let’s face it — you're just not that kind of chick. Rather than rely on...
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    What was that?!: Car sounds and what they mean

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    If your car is making strange noises, it may be trying to tell you something about its health. Car experts give us the lowdown on...
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    Inflate your tires like a pro

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    When it comes to cars, nothing will keep you from reaching your destination like a flat tire. And if you have no idea how to inflate...
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    Talk to your mechanic man-to-man

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    It can be intimidating for a woman to walk into an auto repair shop. All that dirt, grease and testosterone has a way of making a...
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    Easy ways to pimp your ride

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    Pimp it out by adding fun and functional accessories to your car!
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    Keep that body clean with the right car wash

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    You spent a fortune on your vehicle, so why wouldn't you want it to always look its very best? Proper washing and drying techniques...
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    Taking care of your car — a year at a glance

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    Your car needs a little TLC from you -- and not just when you take it in for its scheduled maintenance checkup. With some regular...
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    5 Car lessons from my dad, who is also a mechanic

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    Women in general tend to get a bad rap for being clueless about cars, but thanks to their mechanic dads, these five lucky ladies...
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    Tire terminology cheat sheet

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    Your family's safety on the road begins with your tires. They provide traction for your car and cushion occupants from shock, while...
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    Be road-trip ready

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    Ah, the joys of the open road! You've packed your snacks, plugged in your playlist and taken the kids to the bathroom (again) — but...
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    How to choose the right tires for you

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    The tires on your vehicle are very important to your safety, the smoothness of your ride and the number of miles you drive annually....