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What’s Telematics? Benefits of the Safety Feature

What’s Telematics? Benefits of the Safety Feature

| January 10, 2013

Telematics enables a two-way connection to a central control center that knows the vehicle’s location.

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Is High Mileage on a Used Car a Bad Thing?

Is High Mileage on a Used Car a Bad Thing?

| January 10, 2013

What matters more than the number of miles is how those miles got on the car.

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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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Why Bother to Wax Your Car?

Why Bother to Wax Your Car?

| January 10, 2013

Protect a car or truck’s finish and retain its value. Tips on waxing made easy.

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When and Why You Need to Replace Brake Fluid

When and Why You Need to Replace Brake Fluid

| January 3, 2013

Friction from braking turns the kinetic energy of the car into heat; that’s where brake fluid comes in.

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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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Downside of Low Mileage When Buying a Used Car

Downside of Low Mileage When Buying a Used Car

| January 3, 2013

Low mileage isn’t always a good thing. Here’s a look at some of the problems to watch out for.

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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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Five Most Fuel-Efficient SUVs and Crossovers

Five Most Fuel-Efficient SUVs and Crossovers

| January 2, 2013

Once, you’d never hear the words “fuel efficient” and “SUV” in the same sentence. But here’s a list of SUVs and crossovers with impressive fuel economy.

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