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Don't Get Left In Cold With Worn Out Spare

A spare tire has one job: Get you to a service station.

Of course, that can only happen if the spare itself is ready for use. So when was the last time your spare was inspected?

Avoid Costly Repairs With Wheel Alignment

You clipped the curb while trying to parallel park and now the car drifts right.

Left unaddressed, you could face an expensive repair or tire replacement. Now what?

A Clear View: Six Tips for Fog-Free Driving

It’s the dead of winter and the inside of your windshield suddenly goes milk white from fog.

Fortunately, you’ve thought ahead and have the solution in the glove box--a spray bottle of glass treatment and a dry cloth. In seconds, the fog is gone and you’re on your way.

Give Your Car A Boost With Portable Charger

A portable battery charger stashed discreetly in the trunk offers an alternative to calling roadside assistance.

However, experts urge consumers to do their homework and select a product that’s durable, functional and, above all, safe.

Routine Services That Boost Performance

Want to wring every mile out of your gas tank over the life of your vehicle? Auto experts have a few simple ways to make that happen.

Don't Let Winter Strip Your Car's Protection

Keeping your ride looking sharp this time of year takes work, because winter weather attacks your car from every angle.

Their First Winter in the Driver’s Seat

Take the passenger seat with your teenage driver this winter, and use the time to review some basic safety tips for driving in foul weather.

Keep Your Car Clean With Protective Mats

Fabric floor mats become sponges in wet weather. Ditch them in favor of rubber floor mats durable enough to weather all the soil, salt, snow and rain getting tracked into the car this winter.

Bring More With You, Install a Roof Rack

You can't take it all with you, though the right roof rack can haul quite a bit this holiday season.

Check Off These Services as Old Man Winter Rolls On

You’re 20 minutes into the holiday vacation when you notice your vehicle’s heater isn’t producing much warm air and the headlights are dim.

A winter inspection could have discovered the little things that turn into big headaches on the road. See our recommended checklist.

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