Auto Maintenance

From tires, to oil changes, to replacing brake pads, your car will require maintenance no matter if it's an SUV, a convertible, or a hatchback. Our staff of auto enthusiasts, shade-tree mechanics, and engineers are here to help. This collection of stories will help you keep your ride in top shape, both mechanically and aesthetically. We have our tire buying guide here as well as DIY guides for simple auto maintenance. Need to know how to correctly jump-start your car? Scroll down to the battery section. Looking for advice on how to polish your paint? We've got that here too. A well-maintained vehicle will last longer, perform its best, and use less fuel so don't take warning lights or suggested maintenance schedules lightly.

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We Tested 7 Handheld Vacuums for Your Car

From brands like Bissell, Dyson, and Shark, these are some of the best—and worst—cordless handheld vacs you can buy today.

Mar 17, 2022
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How to Repair, Maintain, and Care for Your Car

Here are the repair, maintenance, and car-care tips you need to know to keep your ride in top shape for years to come.

Aug 16, 2021
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How Severe Cold Affects Your Car
Frozen windshield, thick oil, lethargic screen, and snow snakes. Here are some of the problems cold temperatures can cause, and how to …
Feb 13, 2021
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How and Why You Should Check Transmission Fluid

Prevent expensive repairs with an easy routine inspection.

Jun 28, 2019
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