Most common auto maintenance myths

Here are seven more of the most common auto maintenance myths: Un-classy chassis If someone says your chassis needs lubing, check it out before doing anything. Most cars built in the last couple of decades don’t require lubrication. And if the mechanic says he can put in fitting so the chassis can be lubed (pumped…

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CAR MAINTENANCE TIPS

Throughout the rest of this website, you’ll find in-depth articles describing in intricate detail how everything automotive works. On this page, I’ve simplified all that knowledge into a series of basic car maintenance tips, subdivided by category. These tips apply to pretty much every car owner, from business fleet owners, to specialists like a limo…

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Four Easy Ways to Go Green with Your Car

Looking for ways to become more environmentally friendly in your car? Motorists can help protect the environment by following four simple steps from the non-profit Car Care Council. Follow a vehicle service schedule including steps like checking engine performance, keeping tires properly inflated, replacing air filters regularly, changing the oil regularly and checking your gas…

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Top auto maintenance myths

3,000-mile oil changes. Chassis lubrication. The standard tune-up. Air filter swaps. The transmission flush. Radiator drains. Fuel injectors need cleaning. Warranty validity claims. Often bewildered by the mass of electronics, wires, and hoses that adorn a modern engine, many drivers simply put themselves at the mercy of service facilities that may only be interested in…

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