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Autos: Ownership

Recalls: Ignore them at your and your wallet’s risk

Wednesday  18:29,   20 june 2018
driving.ca

A vehicle recall can be about safety or just saving you moneyVideo: What to Do If Your Car Is Affected by the FCA Recall (provided by Consumer Reports) Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function [...]

Why Rodents are Chewing up Car Wires and What You Can Do to Prevent it.

Wednesday  17:38,   20 june 2018
wheels.ca

It’s a cruel fact of nature that mice – and all rodents for that matter – have incisors that never stop growing.  appeared first on WHEELS.ca.Bad orthodontics is precisely why Toronto resident Pearl Rae could not start her 2007 Toyota one[...]

Hard Paint vs. Soft Paint

Friday  21:04,   15 june 2018
roadandtrack

An explainer for how a car's paint hardness determines what sort of detailing methods to use.Kosilla explains that the terms "hard" and "soft" should be looked at not as two sides of a coin, but rather on a spectrum. If a paint can be easily[...]

Keeping your car cool this summer

Friday  18:51,   15 june 2018
driving.ca

With rising temperatures and family hauling, your engine's radiator and cooling system need to be in peak operating conditionVideo: 2019 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Review (provided by The Drive) Your browser does not support this video [...]

Car Care Hacks for Products You’re Already Using

Thursday  17:33,   14 june 2018
autotrader.ca

Welcome to the 2018 installment of our somewhat-annual list of springtime car care hacks! This year, we’re focusing on helping you make better use of the car care products you’re using now – that is, the stuff that’s currently in your garage or[...]

5 Dumb Things Drivers Do

Thursday  16:30,   07 june 2018
wheels.ca

We have all experienced frustrating—or in many moments, full-on angering—moments on the road dealing with other[...]

Your Corner Wrench: Is there a cheap way to fix your A/C?

Wednesday  16:53,   06 june 2018
driving.ca

So, your air conditioning is on the fritz. But a repair doesn't always have to hurt your walletVideo: Extreme Weather Testing at Eglin Air Force Base (provided by The Drive) Your browser does not support this video [...]

Goof of the Month: Avoid Non-Factory Oil Filters!

Monday  19:46,   04 june 2018
autotrader.ca

<p>This month, a doozy of a story came in from a service advisor contact: the sad tale of a customer in a nearly new sedan that suffered catastrophic engine failure and was denied warranty coverage – all because the customer figured saving $13[...]

Tires 101 : How to Easily Check If It’s Time to Change Your Tires

Monday  18:28,   04 june 2018
wheels.ca

If you’re reading this site, there’s a serious chance that you’re a gearhead.&nbsp;Folks who have a car simply for commuting necessity may be even further in the dark as to the condition of the rubber on each corner of their family hauler.[...]

What to Do if Construction Ruins Your Car

Thursday  16:26,   31 may 2018
autotrader.ca

<p>It turns out this sort of thing (thankfully) doesn’t happen very often, but there is some precedent for it.</p>Our outing took us past a condo tower under construction (a familiar sight in cities across the country) where that wind[...]

Spring Cleaning : Five Items to Change or Clean on Your Car This Summer

Wednesday  17:09,   30 may 2018
wheels.ca

After a long, cold winter, there is something therapeutic about giving the family car a good cleaning. It doesn’t seem to matter if a person does it oneself or sends it to a detailer – it sure does feel good to climb into a clean and[...]

Your Corner Wrench: The scoop on trailer wiring

Tuesday  16:52,   29 may 2018
driving.ca

Will that be a four- or seven-pin connector?First, for almost any compact or subcompact passenger cars sold today, there are no manufacturer-approved trailer hitches or wiring because they aren’t rated to tow anything. This has never stopped owners[...]

Survey says Canadians know tire needs, don't practice them

Friday  18:21,   25 may 2018
autofile.ca

Tire and Rubber Association survey says just 30% check pressures monthlyVideo: Booster Seats: Why Your Big Kid May Still Need a Boost (provided by Consumer Reports) Your browser does not support this video require(["binding"], function[...]

Your Corner Wrench: Choosing the right tires for your car

Wednesday  21:36,   23 may 2018
driving.ca

Tire shopping is so much more than just your type of car and tire sizeFor the average driver who purchases tires once every few years or so, becoming a smart shopper is hard from experience alone. If you have any pity to spare, save some for tire[...]

The risks of tampering with your car’s ECU

Wednesday  16:07,   23 may 2018
driving.ca

Plug-and-play ECU mods are an easy way to make good power, but there are a few risks to considerWhile we’re on the topic of plug-and-play chips, it’s worth mentioning a few things about these performance-enhancing modifications. These have been[...]