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What Can Someone Do with Your License Plate Number?

In an age when information can be acquired with a few clicks, there’s no such thing as being too overprotective of your personal information. This raises a question asked by...Read more

Should You Trade In a Car With Problems? Pros and Cons

All vehicles are bound to develop issues whether you're ready to deal with them or not. As your ride racks up mileage, parts fall apart and problems stack up. At...Read more

15 Fuel Economy Hacks That Can Save You Money at the Pump

During the height of the pandemic, when much of the population was working from home, fuel economy was the last thing on people's minds, but that all changed when the...Read more

What are the Different Types of Headlights and Bulbs?

Headlights help you navigate the road at night and improve visibility in bad weather conditions. Suffice it to say, having properly functioning headlights is vital to your safety on the...Read more

Monotube vs Twin Shocks: Which Are Better for Your Suspension?

When it's time to swap out the shock absorbers that came with your ride, you may find yourself torn between installing monotube shocks or twin-tube shocks. There’s more to these...Read more

SE, GT, LX—What Do Trim Levels Mean? A Quick Guide

Part of what makes car shopping fun is deciding the specific style and features you want your vehicle to have. While you may already have a year, make, and model...Read more

What Is a Six-Speed? Plus, Should You Choose a Car with More Gears?

A six-speed is a kind of transmission. As cars have two types of transmissions--automatic and manual--a common question that people also ask is also how many gears, or speeds a...Read more

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Auto Repair

Car Protection: How To Prevent Rust On Your Car

As a car owner, rust may be your worst nightmare. It can ruin your vehicle's components and lower its resale value. It can also get so severe that it may...Read more

Why Are My Brakes Smoking?

Smoking Brakes: What’s Causing It? This can be a frightening scenario, especially for new drivers. Seeing smoke or smelling something burnt when stepping on the brakes is certainly not a...Read more

My 1976 Cadillac Eldorado Cranks but Doesn’t Start. What Could Be the Cause?

Q: I have a 1976 Cadillac Eldorado 500 with an 8.2L fuel-injected engine. The engine cranks but doesn’t start. Both fuel and spark are present. What could be preventing the...Read more

Why is My 2004 Kia Amanti Misfiring After Replacing the Spark Plugs?

Q: I have a 2004 Kia Amanti with a 3.5L engine. I replaced the spark plugs, spark plug wires, intake manifold gasket, and ignition coils. Now, the car gives me...Read more

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Vehicle Reliability

Nissan Versa Reliability and Common Problems

The Nissan Versa is a reliable subcompact sedan that enjoys bargain prices in both new and used car markets. Recent generations have plenty of safety features and high fuel economy,...Read more

Dodge Durango Reliability and Common Problems

Whether you’re looking to get an old or new model year, you can always count on the  Dodge Durango’s superb comfort and excellent performance. It boasts enough utility to easily...Read more

Mazda 3 Reliability and Common Problems

The Mazda 3 has always been one of the best sporty sedans on the market. But even a compact car as capable as this one can develop problems over time....Read more

Toyota Highlander Reliability and Common Problems

There’s no denying that the Toyota Highlander is one of the most reliable mid-size crossover SUVs out there. Unfortunately, like other vehicles, it can develop problems as it racks up...Read more

Honda Pilot Reliability and Common Problems

Whether you’re looking at a new or pre-owned Honda Pilot, you can expect it to deliver excellent SUV performance. But even a vehicle as popular as this one has had...Read more

Nissan Murano Reliability and Common Problems

The Nissan Murano’s superb ride quality, excellent transmission performance, and comfortable interior make it one of the automaker’s best bets in the midsize SUV segment. But it is far from...Read more

Toyota RAV4 Reliability and Common Problems

Few Toyota models embody the brand's reputation for value like the Toyota RAV4. The compact SUV’s reliability and fuel efficiency give it extraordinary resale value. CarEdge.com reports that a RAV4...Read more

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