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. […]
Ford Service Advice: What to Know About Collision Repair
Do you know your rights when it comes to collision repair? This video will inform you on what you need to know about repair shops, estimates, aftermarket and...
Ten Hilariously Overpriced Cars You Could Buy On eBay Right Now
In the used car market there are automotive bargains, and then there are cars priced so heavily out of anyone’s comfort zone that you wonder if they’re really trying to sell the car at all, or just look like they are to placate a furious partner who wants their garage back.
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…
Expand Your Battery Charging "Know-How"
Learn important facts about battery charging as part of an effective battery maintenance program, including correct charging procedures, and rules to follow ...
A.R.E., Leer & SnugTop Truck Cap Comparison
In this video we will compare truck cap models between industry leaders A.R.E., Leer, and SnugTop. All caps were manufactured for a 2015...
How To Prepare for the Salvage Yard!
4 simple steps to prepare yourself for a successful trip to the salvage yard. 1. Take note of the parts you know you need. - Take pictures, make a list with ...
No Trash In My Trailer
Like the song 'No Trash in my Trailor'? Head over to iTunes smarturl.it/RideThroughiTunes or Google play smarturl.it/RideThroughGoogle to check...
What Does a Muffler Do? Muffler Function, Maintenance, and Repair
What does a muffler do for your car? When do they need to be replaced? Here's a thorough explanation of your muffler and why it's so important.
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 »