How to Buy a Used Car

The used car business in USA is loaded with frauds and misrepresentations – as well as with a wondrous array of entirely legal ways to inspire you to spend more money than you had planned or can afford in order to buy a used car. Just how…

How to Avoid Car Repair Rip Off

Survey after survey has shown that auto repairs rank first on the American consumer’s gripe list. And many of the gripes seem to be justified. In such a bleak situation, how can the consumer avoid car repair rip off? First, consumers…

How to Drive Off-Road Safely

If you are planning to learn how to drive off-road with safety in mind, these tips will make your off-road driving experience safer and more pleasurable. Whether you have to drive through snow and ice, desert sand or tropical swamps, these…

How to Prevent Car Theft Car Theft

Car theft is one of the fastest growing businesses in the U.S., increasing nationally by almost 50% in the past three years. In fact, one car out of every 50 will be stolen, and in some cities, including Los Angeles, New York and…

How to Tune Up a Car

Tuning up a car requires some special skills, but anyone with reasonable mechanical knowhow can perform half the job – and save half the cost of a service station tune up. Here are the basic steps to a do-it-yourself car engine tune up.…

How to Adjust Ignition Timing

With modern cars with electronic ignition, ignition timing shouldn’t change. But in older cars with breaker-point ignition, it can change. Regardless, if you check your car’s ignition timing with a timing light and find that it must be…

How to Start a Car in Cold Weather

Be sure your car is winterized before the cold weather hits. Keeping your automobile in good shape is the best way to insure your battery booster cables will stay in the trunk this winter. Here are some guidelines which can help you start a…

How to Maintain Windshield Wipers

Windshield wipers are among the most crucial safety features on your car. Yet, statistics show that 7 out of 10 cars on the road need new wiper blades, and an even higher percentage have some trouble in the wiper system. Here’s how to…

How to Reduce Car Insurance

Many things affect the price you pay for your car insurance. Here are a few tips that might help you reduce your car insurance and lower the amount you are currently paying. • Shop around. Prices for car insurance can vary greatly from…

How to Find a Mechanic

You can’t blame everything on the mechanic. A lot of the responsibility rests with you, the motorist, and there are plenty of things you can do to make car repair as painless as possible for you and your mechanic. Here are some tips on how…