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.
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…
Tips for Buying a High-Mileage Used Car
Sonya Etchison/Hemerea/Thinkstock CARS.COM — Buying a high-mileage used car presents a number of unknowns: Has it been in an accident ? How was it used for the last 100,000 miles? Was maintenance performed? Is it a good deal ? These questions are best answered by finding the right car as well as the right seller, and Cars.com has resources to help you do that. Below, you'll find advice to prepare you for shopping for a high-mileage used car and a handy list of factors to consider How to Inspect a Used Car Used cars are more popular than ever, and they're also as durable and maintenance-free as ever thanks to engineering strides. There's a ton of value in the used-car market, but there's still much to be mindful of when buying a car…
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Auto Repair Experts on What to Do When Your Check Engine Light Is On
It’s a situation many drivers find themselves in: your vehicle seems to be performing fine, and suddenly the “check engine” light comes on. What now? Unless you’re a
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...
Storing Winter Tires
Protect your investment! Learn how to properly store your winter tires so they're in perfect condition next year.
How to make your car battery last longer
When you’re running late, very few unpredictable circumstances prove to be beneficial because, as we all know, if something can go wrong, it usually does. Think about it: you wake up late, maybe forget your lunch, hit every red light on the way, maybe you get caught in a sudden torrential downpour. Or maybe you…
4 Signs That Tell You When It’s Time for Brake Repair
When your vehicle’s brakes start to wear down, your safety on the road is compromised. Bringing your car in for brake repair and maintenance can eliminate this risk while