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It’s roughly the size of your index finger, and weighs 2-3 ounces at most. But without it, can make a 16-feet, 7,000-lb SUV move as dead as that chunky paper weight in your office in no time. Still, many forget spark plugs exist. Perhaps it’s because it works tirelessly–yet quietly–behind …

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As a long-time driver, you’ve probably endured an overheating engine problem at some point. It’s a serious problem that needs to be addressed immediately, unless you want to end up stranded on the side of the road with smoke billowing out from under your hood. You already know the steps …

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Have you ever seen white smoke come out from your exhaust pipe? You’ve probably been told that this is a worrying sight, but before you panic, you’ll want to see if it clears up after a minute or so. If it does, it may simply be harmless condensation. That white …

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Oil changes are an important car maintenance task. Done regularly, not only does a change oil help keep your engine in peak running condition, it also helps extend its lifespan. Engine oil performs three critical functions: it cleans, lubricates, and cools your engine’s internal components, preventing damage that can occur …

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Engine knock is one of the most serious problems you can have with your car. If not diagnosed and fixed early and correctly, it has the potential to render the entire engine unusable. Despite its destructive power, not many people know what it is, or what causes it. What is …

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2018 Subaru Forester 2.0 i-P

When you have a problem with your car, you take it to a car technician. After all, it’s their job, and that’s what they’re paid to do, right? Nevertheless, it helps tremendously if you know a thing or two about your car’s parts, what they look like, where they’re located, …

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They’re called different names: gasoline additives, fuel treatments, fuel additives, or gas treatments, but their purpose remains the same: to improve your vehicle’s engine performance. Should you use fuel treatments for your engine? You don’t really need fuel additives if your car’s new (or comes with a new engine). This …

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