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Preventative Maintenance for Novices

Even if you’ve never picked up a wrench before, you can learn how to maintain your own vehicle and cut your car repair expenses by doing simple repairs. How do I know? Because, with the help of some books on car repair and some online research, I learned how to do my own maintenance and minor repairs on my vehicle. I started this blog to help others learn the same skills. Here’s where you can learn which tools you need to have and what supplies to keep on hand. Find out how to locate used parts and save money where ever possible. Knowing how to do DIY car maintenance and repairs can save you a lot of money every year.



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Protecting Your Used Car Investment
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Are you getting ready to shop for a used car? If y

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Cleaning your engine is a good way to prolong

Choose The Brakes That Match Your Car And Driving Style
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3 Benefits of Paintless Dent Repair
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3 Signs Your BMW E46 3 Series Has An Overboosted Power Steering Problem

Investing in a BMW is a sign of success for many car owners today. Unfortunately, BMW vehicles can be plagued by mechanical problems that need to be addressed in order to keep the car running properly. If you have recently invested in the purchase of a BMW E46 3 series model, then you should pay close attention to your power steering system. Overboosted steering is a common problem in these vehicles, and here are three signs you can watch for to determine if your vehicle needs the attention of a professional mechanic. Read More 

Warning Signs That You Need New Brakes… And Times When Repairs Are Enough

Fully functioning brakes are essential for your safety while driving your vehicle. Brakes have a fairly long life, and regular maintenance and upkeep will help keep them in tiptop shape for a longer period of time. Like most things, however, brakes do wear out and need to be completely replaced. Watch for certain warning signs so you know when it's time to get your car into the shop for a brake check. Read More 

3 Easy Ways To Extend The Life Of Your Tire

Tires are expensive, so it is important to get all of the use out of them that you can. Every tire comes with an average "lifetime", but if you don't care for you tires properly, they likely won't last for this entire period of time. There are some simple things that you can do to extend the life of your tires, and keep them in good working condition. This article will discuss 3 easy ways to extend the life of your tire. Read More 

How To Remove Rust Spots From Your Car

Removing rust from your car is no small matter and many car owners would do well to simply take their car into a body shop to have it addressed properly. However, you can remove small areas of rust if you take the right steps beforehand and use the best tools and a bit of knowhow. Read on to learn how to do this and some common steps that many car owners miss. Read More 

Preserving Your Car’s New Tires

Putting new tires on your car can easily run between a few hundred and a few thousand dollars, so it's worth your time to look at ways of prolonging their life. Your car has a number of moving parts that play a role in the motion of your tires, and each can have an impact on how long those tires remain viable. Keeping those components in proper condition will ensure that you get the greatest possible mileage out of every set of new tires you buy. Read More