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How to Replace Valve Pan Gaskets

Starring down at the top of your cars engine, you think valve covers only serve one purpose. To keep the oil from splashing all over your cars engine compartment and that is partly true. Valve covers do much more than that. They filter air that keeps the lubricants clean and …

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2003 Honda Civic ex Coupe

The Honda Civic is consistently recognized as one of the better cars on the market. In 2008 Cars.com named the Civic “Best New Car for First-Time Drivers.” It is a reliable, well-made vehicle, available in four-door, two-door coupe, and two-door hatchback models. This review focuses on the 2003 Civic EX …

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Jeep Liberty

It’s update time for the Jeep Cherokee, which is known as the Jeep Liberty in US markets. The changes have been small, including new interior trims and Bluetooth communication in the Limited model, but the best change has been the removal of almost all the chrome on the exterior, making …

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Make Frozen Windshields a Thing of the Past

Few situations are less enjoyable or more dangerous than when freezing rain decides to freeze on your windshield. There are several things a driver can do to assure this doesn’t happen: The first solution is to treat the windshield with Rain-X or some other rain repellant. There are other brands, …

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How to Remove Hail Dents from a Car

Many people have seen it: dark clouds and winds roll through the area bringing hail stones up to an inch or more in diameter. Your car is parked on the street or uncovered in the driveway. When the storm departs, it leaves behind unwanted guests. Your vehicle is pocketed with …

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Issues of the Trucking Industry

As an over the road truck driver a few years back, I was talking to a young driver in a truck stop in Texarkana. I had told him of my truck being hit during the night by another driver who drug his trailer over the right front fender of my …

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2010 Audi Q5

When most people read auto reviews they usually scan down to the bottom to find the reviewer’s conclusions. This time that is wholly unnecessary as the Audi Q5 is easily the best compact luxury SUV on the market today. You may think that is a small niche to be “best” …

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Cars Manufacturers Warranty

Of course different car manufacturers have different warranty clauses but there are a number of general factors that can easily void your new or extended car warranty. First of all it is of extreme benefit to be aware what your car warranty actually covers. These parts are usually listed on …

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