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Tires that are not properly maintained can lead to poor fuel efficiency, premature wear, or dangerous blow outs.
Your radiator fluid keeps your car warm in the winter and cool in the summer. It is important to ensure your car always has enough coolant and that it is clean in order for your it to run efficiently.
A battery is a critical part of one's auto, so properly mainting it is a must. This article discusses how and why to inspect and clean batteries and replace worn ones.
Brakes without fluid will not work properly, increasing your chances of having a serious accident. This article discusses how to inspect and, should it be needed, refill your break fluid.
Your car or truck's washer fluid increases visibility and, ultimately, safety. It's also quite easy to inspect and refill.
Power steering fluid protects the hoses and seals within your steering system. Its level needs to be checked periodically and topped up as necessary.
There are a handful of ways you may be able to cut costs of basic automotive repair and maintenance.
For people who wish to save money and enjoy taking on new projects, do-it-yourself auto repair may be the right choice for automotive repairs.
Taking the time to ask around and do research may help one select a qualified and reliable mechanic.
The best defense against an annoying, pushy, or arrogant auto dealer is coming in as a well-informed buyer. That way, the dealer cannot take advantage of the buyer's gullibility.
Auto financing companies, banks, and dealerships may all offer different kinds of auto financing for new car buyers.
There are online, magazine, and personal resources that are available that help a person to make the right choice when it comes to buying a car.
While buying a used car may save one money, it is often a risky venture. Finding the perfect car for one's budget and sense of personal style may be easier than one realizes.
Finding one's dream car is often only half of the battle; paying for it marks the other half. Fortunately, there are several financing options available.
There are many ways of obtaining financing for a car: through a dealership, car companies, financing companies, and banks.
A rough overview describing the importance of establishing just how much you can afford to spend buying a car.
Advice for users trying to determine how to pay for their new car.
These services can help you get a rough estimate of the price you can expect your new or used car to cost.
A description of the quote services provided by Kelley Blue Book, as well as the services that can be found via Consumer Reports.
Description of the options and advice pertaining to purchasing a car warranty, either from the dealer or from a direct source.
There are several different types of auto warranties that you should be aware of.
A potential car buyer who is stuck between a good car they can afford and a great car just out of reach is a prime candidate for this next tactic! 'Why not lease!?' We'll tell you!
Have you ever walked onto a lot with your eye on one thing and drove off with something else entirely? Chances are, you've been a victim of the old bait and switch!
You've probably been there before. You want the car, but the dealership wants to ream you for all you're worth. After some time the salesperson gives you what he convincingly insists is his final verdict... 'Take it or leave it!' What should you do? Read on to find out!
You've negotiated the contract, worked out the kinks, and it's all been approved. What could possibly go wrong? Unless you've seen the final breakdown, you might have a surprise on the way! Read this article to learn more about expensive add-ons, and how to deal with them!
Ever seen any of the classic good cop/bad cop movies, where one cop is honest and can be trusted, but another, probably a higher-up, is corrupt? Not surprisingly, this act lends itself well to the auto industry! Read this article to learn how to dodge this sneaky maneuver!
Isn't it funny how so many car dealers are 'new' to their trade? How quick they are to expose their nerves and appear weak, like you're both members of the same newbie brotherhood. Don't fall for it! Read this article to learn more!
Analyzes a few of the major differences between leasing and buying a car, and provides resources to find out more information.
This article describes the fundamental advantages of leasing a car vs. buying one.
Few people are certain of what car they wish to buy. This article will help them narrow down the field.
A quick guide to different web resources available for users trying to determine whether to buy a new or used car. Provides sources for ensuring that a used car won't be a waste of money as well as how to save on a new one.
Many car dealers will allow you to trade in your older vehicle for money towards a new one.
A description of different options for determining how much your used car is worth.
There are hundreds of sites on the Internet that provide ways to sell your car. Here are a few of the most popular.
Ford builds the Excursion on its Super Duty truck platform, giving the SUV a solid and capable feel. The following article includes general information, pricing, features, and specifications for the 2004 Ford Excursion.
As the performance luxury division of Honda, Acura's addition to the SUV market has received positive reviews. Background information, features, pricing, and specifications for the Acura MDX sport utility vehicle.
Background information, features, pricing, and specifications for the exotic Acura NSX coupe, Acura's 'halo' model designed to compete against big European names in the sports market.
Background information, features, pricing, and specifications for the 2005 Acura RL sport sedan, noted for being sleeker and sportier than earlier models.
Background information, pricing, and specifications for the 2005 Acura TL midsize luxury sedan. Includes a list of many of its high-class features
Background information, features, pricing, and specifications for the Acura TSX sedan.