Basic Auto Maintenance : How to Check Engine Oil Levels
Learn how to check engine oil and perform basic auto maintenance with expert auto mechanics advice in this free online car care video clip. Expert: Jake Burt...
What Does the Check-Engine Light Mean?
Share That is a signal that the onboard diagnostics system (or OBD II) has detected a malfunction in the vehicle's emissions, ignition or fuel systems. It could be something as simple as a loose gas cap or something as severe as a faulty catalytic converter, so you shouldn't ignore it. All cars and light trucks have onboard diagnostics that are supposed to detect engine-related problems that affect the emissions control systems The check-engine light (typically a yellow or orange outline of an engine with the word "Check") should come on for a few seconds every time you start the engine with other warning lights. If it stays on, that means there is a problem. If the check engine light is flashing, that usually indicates a misfire or other serious issue, and it should…
How the Hyundai Ioniq Ditched Its Traditional 12V Lead-Acid Starter Battery
Every year, AAA answers 7.5 million phone calls from people whose cars are stranded due to dead batteries; these calls represent roughly a quarter of all AAA roadside assistance requests. We’ve all jumped, been jumped, and replaced batteries at $100 a pop every five or so years. Hyundai figures we’re all getting tired of it. […]
How to Clean Tires and Rims
Anybody that owns a car has the issue of tires. Whether it is simply keeping them inflated, or the more complicated issue of keeping them looking clean. Tires were meant to get dirty. But if you follow a few simple steps, you can cheat the...
How to Maintain Your Tires
In this video series, John Nielsen, director of AAAs Approved Auto Repair Network and Auto Buying Services, demonstrates the basics of how to buy and maintai...
Driving and Maintenance Tips to Make Your Tires Last Longer
When you invest in a set of new tires for your car, you can make them last longer if you’re … Read More »
Why More Drivers Should Brake With Their Left Foot
Braking with your left foot has been a contentious subject ever since the birth of automatic transmissions. If you have just two pedals in your car, and presumably two feet to operate them, then why would you not use one for each?
Automotive Service Center Franchises
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10 Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean with Children
Keeping a clean car when you have children can be almost impossible. These 10 Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean with Children will help reduce the trash.
Commonly Forgotten Car Care Tips
We have four commonly forgotten car care tips that will extend the longevity of your car, so it can take you on a lot more adventures in its lifetime.