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As you look at your child before he heads off to college, you can see that he is more of an adult now than he’s ever been. That maturity means giving him more responsibility and independence, which can mean giving him a personal set of wheels. Owning a car is …

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Chevrolet Colorado High Country Storm

Now that you know that your steering wheel is a cesspool of germs, you need to take steps to ensure its cleanliness, not only to maintain its looks, but also prevent it from becoming a source of illness. Check out four pro-approved tips on how to clean and maintain the …

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Flushing the radiator and replacing the coolant is something that must be accomplished periodically. This is done to prevent your engine from overheating and keep the inner workings of your cooling system free from contaminants. You can always delegate this task to a certified mechanic, but if you want to …

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Getting stuck in mud or sand is one of the most exasperating experiences a car owner can face. When one gets trapped in wet and soft terrain, very often, the natural inclination is to step hard on the gas. Unfortunately, this doesn’t help at all. On the contrary, all it …

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Subaru WRX

Exhaust tips are an attractive aftermarket add-on that boosts a car’s sportiness. You probably had friends gushing back when your rear-end accessories were newly installed, but what does it look like now? More often than not, aftermarket exhaust tips rarely get the attention they deserve once their initial luster fades. …

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Compulsory Third Party Liability (CTPL) is the least amount of insurance you can get on a car. This particular type of insurance, which is a requirement before a vehicle can be registered, helps to cover for the hospitalization, physical injury, or death of a third party in a vehicle-related accident. …

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Roof racks are a common accessory found on many modern vehicles such as crossovers and SUVs. These are extremely useful additions with plenty of great uses, which unfortunately, are often rarely discussed. Perhaps it’s because roof racks have no direct effect on a car’s functions, and their location puts them …

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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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Fairy xmas lights on a Ford Pickup

Nothing says Christmas like Christmas decorations, and in addition to decorating their homes, many have opted to adorn their cars with the festivity of the holidays as well. This is a relatively new trend, and as a frequent road user, it’s easy to notice that a growing number of vehicles …

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There are many moving parts in your vehicle, and these components need to be lubricated to protect them against wear and damage. Take your transmission system, for instance. The inner workings of your vehicle transmission is lubricated by a special reddish or pinkish fluid called transmission fluid. There is an …

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Your car’s muffler is an important part of your vehicle. As the name suggests, its job is to muffle the miniature explosions that occur inside the engine. In addition, it also keeps your vehicle fuel-efficient while reducing the exhaust emissions that escape into the atmosphere. Like any component in your …

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Some drivers can parallel-park like a pro. A flick of the knob here, a little turn there, and presto! Perfect alignment. For the rest of the driving world though, parallel parking can be synonymous with hellish, nightmarish, or whatever-ish connotes eternal suffering. If only things were this easy: via GIPHY …

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