A dirty little secret about wheels and tires is that they usually aren't perfectly round, even when brand new. What's more, their weight often isn't evenly distributed, so they're heavier in some spots than others. Either issue can cause annoying vibrations.
Oil Changes: What You Need to Know
LeventKonuk/iStock/Thinkstock Oil-change intervals vary by manufacturer and engines, so consult your owner's manual or maintenance schedule to see how often to change the oil in your vehicle and what type of oil to use. You may be surprised. We were surprised to learn that a Camry's 2.5-liter engine requires 0W-20 synthetic oil, for instance. Manufacturers suggest you change oil more often for "severe" driving conditions, such as frequent trailer towing, extensive stop-and-go driving or idling in traffic, driving in extreme heat or cold, or frequent short-distance driving in which the engine doesn't reach full operating temperature How do I know when it's time for an oil change Time and mileage intervals vary by vehicle manufacturer and…
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
How Often Should I Change My Oil?
The Cottman Man Blog: How often you should change your engine oil? Read on to learn about when your oil should be changed and other car maintenance tips!
10 Best Dog Boarding Tips
Always tour the dog boarding kennel ahead of time. Here are my favorite tips when I'm looking for dog hotels, dog sitting, or dog care for my pet, Ace!