Automotive Maintenance & Lubrication
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Basic Car Care Maintenance Information

car care

Car Care Basics:

Car Care Guide softwareCAR CARE GUIDE How To Maintain your Car, Truck or SUV

Car Repair Advice

Preventive Maintenance -- Tips For Taking Better Care Of Your Car

Automotive Tools for Repairing & Maintaining Your Car

5 Car Noises You Should Not Ignore

5 Warning Lights You Should Never Ignore!

5 Ways To Save Money on Auto Repairs

5 Things Your Car May Need Now!

5 Things Your Car May Not Need

Most Often Replaced Car Parts

BMW's Condition Based Service System

Winterizing Tips

How To Open A Frozen Car Door

Car Care Tips for Hot Weather Driving

Tire Care Survey Results

Recommended Service Intervals from the Car Care Council

Replace Your Windshield Wipers

What Goes Wrong With Cars (and When)

Don't Get Overcharged for Simple Auto Repairs

What's a Tune-Up Today?

Don't Neglect the Spark Plugs

Why Spark Plugs Still Need To Be Replaced

Car Maintenance: Changing Fluids, Filters, Belts & Hoses

Serpentine Belts

Automatic Belt Tensioners

Bad Gasoline Can Cause Performance Problems

Fuel Saving Tips from the Car Care Council

Warning Lights (TEMP, OIL, ALT/GEN, BRAKES, ABS, AIR BAGS, etc.)

Auto Accidents: Mechanical Problems That Increase Your Risk

New Car Warranty Coverage: What Is Covered, What Is Not

Troubleshoot Odors Inside Your Car

Pollution Inside Your Car

Motor Oil & Engine Lubrication:

New Motor Oil Specifications 2020

What Every Motorist Should Know About Motor Oil

Motor Oils & Lubricants

How Often Should You Change Your Oil?

How To Change Your Oil

Oil Filters

Certified Master Technicians Speak Out On Oil Change Intervals

API Motor Oil Classifications

Motor Oil Additives

ZDDP - What is it & Why do you need it?

Motor Oil Viscosity

Re-Refined Motor Oil

Synthetic Motor Oil

Troubleshooting Low Oil Pressure

Oil Pump Diagnosis

Automotive Filters & Fluids:

Underhood Maintenance: Fluids, Filters, Belts & Hoses

Check Your Air Filter

Ford Focus PZEV 150K Sealed Air Filter

Cold Air Intake Systems

Cabin Air Filters

Fuel Filters

Automatic Transmission Fluid (types and applications)

Regular Fluid Flushes Good for Transmissions