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Tips to Stay Safe on a Road Trip

A road trip to a vacation destination or to an annual family reunion can be exhilarating and tiresome but most importantly it should be safe. Between the children arguing in the back seat and the careless drivers on the road it is easy to take your safety for granted but …

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New Mirror gives Wider Angle of Viewing

A mathematics professor from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Penn., has invented a new car mirror that is designed to eliminate a driver’s “blind spot.” Interestingly enough, Dr. R. Andrew Hicks’ said his inspiration to create the mirror came from a disco ball. The mirror itself does not look like a …

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2011 Volkswagen Jetta

It used to be that the Volkswagen Jetta was classified as a four-cylinder compact car to rival against competitors such as the Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, Mazda 3, and the Ford Focus.  Now that the Jetta has been redesigned inside and out for 2011, it has “grown-up” so to speak, …

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Suv 4×4 Fuel Economy

Your SUV, or 4×4 will have a higher fuel consumption than a lot of other vehicles for several reasons. Firstly, it’s often a much larger vehicle than other cars on the road. This will mean that the weight alone will either make an engine work harder, or, it has a …

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How to Replace Coil Springs

Car springs can wear out or break. When they do, you have to replace them for the car to remain safe to drive. On most newer cars, coil springs are only located on the front end of the car. Some pick ups and older cars have coil springs on all …

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Tips for Troubleshooting a Stalling Car

Tips for troubleshooting a stalling car start with keeping up with routine maintenance. Many of the minor problems with car engines can be resolved during scheduled check ups. If the air filter has not been replaced for an excessive number of miles it can cause a vehicle to stall. Most …

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