Check your automatic transmission fluid regularly to keep your transmission in good working order. Transmission fluid should always be cherry red. If it is any other color, it needs to be replaced and the transmission inspected.

If your car failed an emissions test, it could be the exhaust system's air pump. Its job is to send fresh air through the exhaust system to help complete the combustion of exhaust gases.

When you wash your car, are you cleaning the undercarriage? This area is just as important as the rest of your car because salts, gunk and grime can build-up and attack the metal causing it to corrode and weaken.

Although 1886 is credited with being the birth year of the modern automobile, did you know that the first gas gauge wasn’t installed until 1922?

If you detect the odor of gasoline when driving your car, it could indicate problems with the fuel line, fuel filter, or the fuel injectors. If it's any of these, you'll also notice a change for the worse in performance and fuel economy.

There are certain circumstances in which you should always use your headlights during the day. Headlights should be turned on as dusk approaches, and should also be on in inclement weather (especially if you are using your windshield wipers).

Do you know who invented the modern three-point seatbelt? Well, it was invented by Volvo 50 years ago? At that time, they made the patent open and free to all car manufacturers.

Buying a used car? Before you turn over your hard-earned cash, bring it to us for a presale once-over to make sure you know what you're buying. This includes whether you're buying from a dealer or a private seller.

While you may be able to manage an oil change at home, it’s important to note that you will have to collect the used oil carefully and take it to a recycling facility. As such, it may be better to have a garage do the job to save yourself the hassle of disposing of the waste.


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