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Autos: Ownership

Goof of the Month: That’s No Double-Double!

Monday  20:49,   14 november 2016
autotrader.ca

Every month, we ask for stories from our technician pals which highlight the need to understand one’s vehicle, how to maintain it, and how it worksThis month’s story comes to us from Jessy Beaudry, an automotive technician in Sudbury, Ontario. It...[...]

5 things your car is telling you that shouldn’t be ignored

Monday  20:49,   14 november 2016
driving.ca

These subtle warning signs mean a more serious problem could be right around the cornerTemperature gauge yo-yo action. If your vehicle’s temp gauge is doing a constant and slow fluctuation after warm-up, it may mean air is getting introduced into...[...]

How to Choose the Right Car Tires

Monday  20:49,   14 november 2016
consumerreports.org

Buying car tires is easy. It's finding the right ones for your car that can be difficult. Get it wrong, and you can hobble your car's performance and its ability to tackle any type of weather. SiGet it wrong, and you can hobble your car's...[...]

Fall Is the Best Time to Buy Tires for Winter

Monday  20:49,   14 november 2016
consumerreports.org

It won’t be long before the snow starts falling in the northern states and the mountains. But no matter where you live, fall is a good time to check your tires, especially if you will soon be fac ing rain, snow, and ice.If your tires are well worn,...[...]

AWD vs. 4WD: What's the Difference?

Monday  20:49,   14 november 2016
usnews

The automotive world is full of misinformation, old myths, and half-truths, and nowhere is that more apparent than in conversations about the drivetrain.The automotive world is full of misinformation, old myths, and half-truths, and nowhere is that...[...]

Are safer cars making drivers more dangerous?

Monday  20:49,   14 november 2016
driving.ca

As cars take over more duties, drivers are getting lazy and assume they'll be protectedThe true mind boggle is why they are still laying any charges at...[...]

Why Teenagers Crash Cars

Monday  20:43,   14 november 2016
247wallst

The week of October 16 through 22 is AAA's National Teen Driver Safety Week. According to the organization, motor vehicle crashes are leading cause of death among U.S. teenagers.In 2014, 3,227 teens were killed in car crashes and another 399,500 [...]

Winter tires: Here’s how to save money and stay on the road

Monday  20:43,   14 november 2016
driving.ca

Let's face it, snow tires aren't cheap. But with a little due diligence, you can save a lot on your next set of winter rubbersWe are saturated with an abundance of different tire manufacturers, all clamouring for our money and continued...[...]

7 terrible outcomes of putting the wrong type of fuel in your car

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016
unhaggle

While they might all share a common pump, fuel types vary drastically in the way they combust in your engine; and for this reason it’s always important to ensure to choose the right coloured nozzle when filling up your car.While they might all share [...]

Your Corner Wrench: Keeping your wheels on this winter

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016
driving.ca

A few simple steps will ensure that you aren't risking a loose wheel – or worseHaving a wheel come loose or fly off while navigating a busy expressway at speed is a heart-stopping affair. The increasing number of vehicles on our roads today with [...]

Winter Driving Schools in Canada

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016
autotrader.ca

Winter Driving Schools in CanadaOriginally published January 23, 2015 on Autos.ca. Updated October 26,...[...]

How To Prevent Rust

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016
msn

Winter's coming, so get ready.In its least damaging state, rust is merely an eyesore that devalues a vehicle. As its effect becomes progressively worse—and it always does when left unchecked—it can lead to dangerous structural damage, as well as [...]

Fall Cleanup and Maintenance for Your Car

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016
consumerreports.org

With summer but a fading memory, it’s now time to start thinking about getting your car ready for the colder months ahead. Here are a few simple maintenance checks to help keep your vehicle in to p condition.   © Bloomberg Car BatteryFall is a good...[...]

Improper storage can be an expensive lesson for classic car owners

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016
driving.ca

Following simple steps can help avoid damage and repairs when spring arrivesHe knew enough not to try to start the engine with old fuel in the tank. In fact, moisture inside the tank had eaten through the metal and the tank needed...[...]

5 Do-It-Yourself maintenance items that can save you time and money

Monday  20:42,   14 november 2016
unhaggle

While car maintenance can be a time consuming and costly ritual, there are a number of maintenance items that most vehicle owners should be able to do, even with very little automotive know-how and all from the comfort of their own drivewayWhile car [...]