Why is My Check Engine Light On?

Why is My Check Engine Light On?

The check engine light is a malfunction indicator light that a computerized engine-management system uses to let you know that something is wrong. The check engine light is a pictogram of an engine that illuminates either yellow or red. This indicator light works in...
How to Tell if Your Car Needs a Tune-Up

How to Tell if Your Car Needs a Tune-Up

If you’ve had the same car for several years, you’re probably already adept at spotting and addressing any quirks it has. An experienced driver knows when to take his or her car into the shop for a tune-up. Tune-ups are required periodically, especially when you are...
Best standard maintenance tips for any vehicle.

Best standard maintenance tips for any vehicle.

We all hear car advice.  We get it from family, neighbors, even strangers.  But what standard vehicle maintenance tips should you pay attention to?  We polled four experts and here is what they had to say. It is important to check your oil as the temperatures raises....
What auto accessories should I buy?

What auto accessories should I buy?

We all get distracted by the latest gadgets.  But when you try to balance budget and functionality, what auto accessories matter? We polled the industry and here are four expert opinions. Lauren Fix Lauren Fix is a nationally recognized automotive expert, media guest,...
Preventive Maintenance for Your Car

Preventive Maintenance for Your Car

If you own a vehicle, you should do some regular maintenance along the way; otherwise, your car will most likely experience some preventable problems in the future. If these issues are serious, they could end up costing you a lot of money. Preventative maintenance on...
How Well do You Know Your Tires?

How Well do You Know Your Tires?

You might not think of your tires as a safety feature, but they play a critical role in protecting both the vehicle and driver. The tires’ main functions include supporting the vehicle and its load, transmitting traction and braking forces to the surface of the road,...