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Timing Belt Replacement: Do I Need to Do It?

Timing Belt Replacement: Do I Need to Do It?

| January 10, 2013

Should the timing belt fail, the engine will stop running.

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What Are “Green” Tires?

What Are “Green” Tires?

| January 3, 2013

“Green” tires, known as low-rolling-resistance tires, will give you better gas mileage.

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Why Do Plastic Headlight Covers Go Cloudy?

Why Do Plastic Headlight Covers Go Cloudy?

| January 2, 2013

On cars built in 1990s and early 2000s, headlights can become dull and cloudy. Here’s how to fix that problem.

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California’s Copper-Free Brake Pad Initiative — Why It Matters

California’s Copper-Free Brake Pad Initiative — Why It Matters

| January 2, 2013

Why are California and a number of other states outlawing copper from brake pads? Read on to find out the benefits.

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Pros and Cons of HID Headlights

Pros and Cons of HID Headlights

| December 21, 2012

HID stands for high-intensity discharge; a new type of headlight that started appearing on luxury models in the 1990s.

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All About Brake Pads and Discs

All About Brake Pads and Discs

| November 2, 2012

Like a good friend, brakes should always be there when you need them.

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Do You Need Seasonal Tires?

Do You Need Seasonal Tires?

| October 12, 2012

There’s a tire for all seasons. And there are all-seasons tires, too. Find out whether you need two sets of tires, one for summer, one for winter.

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Why Do Tires Have a “Born on” Date?

Why Do Tires Have a “Born on” Date?

| October 1, 2012

Know the “Lincoln’s head” rule for checking tread depth. Did you know tires can wear out even when a vehicle is not driven?

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How and When to Replace Windshield Wipers

How and When to Replace Windshield Wipers

| September 25, 2012

If your windshield wipers are not clearing rain and snow, it’s time to pick up some new blades.

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Five Signs You Need New Shocks

Five Signs You Need New Shocks

| September 21, 2012

Worn shocks are a serious safety issue. Car bouncing? Oil leaking from the shock? Time for a auto checkup.

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