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This page contains tips about spending less on transportation and car repair costs.
Repair Advice (84)
Cleaning Interior (58)
Cleaning Outside (41)
Helpful Hints (33)
Buying a Car (22)
Winter Driving (21)
Saving On Gas (15)
Driving Tips (7)
Selling a Car (4)
Renting a Car (2)
Leasing a Car (1)
Recycling a Car (1)
Keeping Your Windshield Free of Snow and Ice
During the winter it can be a real chore to get all the snow and ice off your windshield before heading out in the morning. This is a guide about keeping your windshield free of snow and ice.
Saving Money On Gasoline
We own two Dodge Grand Caravans, and while they are not the most expensive vehicle to fill, they are far from the cheapest. Here are a few of the things we do to try to keep our gas costs down.
Saving Money on Gas
This is a guide about saving money on gas. Rising gas prices are becoming a bigger burden on household budgets. There are a lot strategies to save money on gasoline.
Check Your Car for Recalls
Automobile manufacturers offer free repairs called "recalls" for many problems which affect their cars. These repairs are generally available from the nearest dealer whether a car has had one or many owners.
Solutions for a Car or Truck Stuck in the Snow
Being stuck in the snow is similar to having your car stuck in sand or mud. You need to use something under your tires to improve traction. This is a guide about solutions for a car or truck stuck in the snow.
How to Safely Sell Your Used Car
There are several ways you can sell or get rid of your used car.
Don't Store Anything on Your Car's Passenger Seat
Your car will sense the weight on the seat. If you are in an accident, the passenger airbag will deploy. It is expensive to replace airbags. This can make the difference in your insurance company deciding whether or not to total your car or repair it.
Wheel Locks for Car Tires
Wheel locks are to help prevent or delay thieves from attempting to steal your tires or rims. It also provides a little sense of security, especially if you just purchased new tires or expensive rims.
Remember Where You Parked
Use your phone so you do not forget where you parked. Go to your maps setting menu, and scroll down. You will see a toggle option labeled "Show parked location". Turn that feature on. The maps app will show you a notification that it has dropped a pin for your car location.
Sleeping With Your Car Keys
The red panic button on our car keys is a useful safety protection when we are in our homes. I bring my car keys into my bedroom and leave them on my night stand. In an event of an emergency, I will know where my car keys are immediately.
Take Pictures of Cars in Parking Lot
When I park my car, I always ensure that I am parked in the middle of the lane as possible. Unfortunately being nice and considerate of others, doesn't mean other people are also. I have had a couple of incidents of minor hit/run incidents where the cars parked beside me hit my car as they reversed.
Perfect Parking in your Garage
Not good at predicting how far to drive into the garage to park? Fear no more. This easy tip will help you get the perfect parking every time.
Car Doors Frozen
How do I unfreeze my doors to get them open?
Check Fuel Cap Light Keeps Coming On
Tomorrow is the third time I'm bringing my car in. They replaced the gas cap and told me it was fixed. I drive for a bit and it comes on again. I know it is not dangerous, but it is annoying and inconvenient for me to keep bringing it in. It is a 2009 Honda Accord.
Dent Remover Left Stain on Car
Does anyone here know how to remove a white stain from dent remover on the car? I removed the dent using dent remover and I put more than needed and forget to remove it after. When I try to clean it with water it keeps returning after the water gets dry.
Removing Silicone Sprayed on Car Seats
Some interior valeting service sprayed silicone all over the car seats and boots. Could you advise how to remove silicone?
Rust Colour Stains on Car from a Tree
I have a rust colour all over the hood of my white car. Some tree droppings fell on my car. I don't even know what it was, except it was brownish red and round in shape. I went through the car wash thinking it would go away, but it didn't. What can I use to get rid of this?
Truck Heater Gives Off Bad Smell
I have a 1994 GMC Sierra with new A/C evaporator installed six years ago. The A/C works great with no bad odor. When the heater is turned on, the air has a bad odor. The odor continues (forever) during the winter. What could cause this?
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Troubleshooting Truck Heater Problems
Windshield Washers Not Spraying
Cleaning Gasoline from Car Carpet
Preparing Your Car for Winter
Troubleshooting Car Heater Problems
Keeping Frost off Windshield
Getting Rid of Odors Inside Your Car
Cleaning Windshield Wipers
Fixing Squeaky Windshield Wipers
Lengthening a Car Sun Visor
Remedies for a Foggy Windshield
Removing Stains and Marks from a Car's...
Removing Ice from Your Windshield
Rotten Seafood Smell in Car
Solutions for Keys Locked in Car
Homemade Car Seat Covers
Cleaning Love Bugs from Cars
Removing Tar from a Car
Homemade De-Icer Recipe
Electronic Key Replacement
Permanent Paint on Auto Glass
Repairing a Saggy Headliner
Keeping the Inside of Your Car Clean
Oil Blowing Out of Dipstick Tube
Buying a Cheap Car for First Time Driver
1997 Ford Ranger Heating System Problems
Disposing of Old Cars
Removing Dry Acrylic Paint from Car Upholstery
High Octane Gas Saves Money (?)
Parking In Your Garage
Gray Smoke Coming From a Tailpipe
Removing Super Glue from a Car's Exterior
1994 Ford Ranger Heater is Not Working
Removing Permanent Marker from a Car
Restoring Faded Red Car Paint
Cleaning Wax Buildup on a Windshield
Homemade Waterless Car Wash Solution
Check your License Plates Regularly
Umbrella Tips and Tricks
Mark Tires To Verify Correct Rotation
Finding Dune Buggy Plans
Use Caution When Connecting A Smartphone to a Car
Quickly Cool a Hot Car
Automobile Safety Tips
Making Windshield Wipers Last Longer
Buying Blemished Tires
Removing Saliva from a Car's Exterior
Renting Cars for Long Trips
Cleaning Water Spots From a Car
Opening a Frozen Car Door
Checking Your Tire Pressure
Cleaning an 18 Wheeler
Truck Stalls After a Short Distance
Car Air Conditioner Blows Hot Air
Painting a Car
Finding the Keyless Entry Code to a Crown Victoria
Removing Stains on a Car Headliner
Getting Diesel Fuel Off Your Headlamps
Heater AC Blower on Dodge Ram Is Intermittent
Using a Keyless Remote
Buying a Used Wheel Chair Van
Removing Ink on Car Upholstery
Repairing a Car Radio
Dodge Ram AC Not Blowing Out Center Vents
Cleaning Car Seat Belts
Fixing a Scratched Car Bumper
Getting a Diminished Value Auto Appraisal
Using Free Auto Services
Truck Heater Blower Doesn't Work
Staying Alert While Driving
2005 Silverado Truck Overheating
Fixing Auto Radiator Leaks
Truck Heater Only Blowing Warm Air
Ford Explorer Heater Doesn't Work
Adjusting Truck Heater Directional Controls
Buying an Extended Car Warranty
Truck Heater Blower Won't Work on High Speed
Truck Heater Doesn't Work Weather Below 50
Heater Not Working in 1997 Dodge Ram Truck
2002 Ram Truck Heater Blowing Cold Air on Driver's Side
Saving Money on Tires
Rotating Your Tires
Indian Chief Motorcycle Photos
Removing Nail Polish on Car Upholstery
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