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Car maintenance might be second nature to you, but even the most seasoned car experts can use some advice now and then.

Even if you know your way around a car and you’re comfortable getting your hands dirty, you still need the right tools and knowledge for the job. That’s why we’re here to provide advanced car care tips and essential information that go beyond DIY instructions to focus on how certain automotive components operate. Armed with this information you’ll better understand the WHY behind the HOW.

From investigating spark plug problems to troubleshooting brake noise and more, discover tips to help keep your car running its best.

How turbochargers work

Get the basics on turbo functionality and learn why high-quality motor oil is key to turbo care.

Hitting the brakes

Knowing how your anti-lock braking system works can help you identify potential problems.

Get better gas mileage

Improving fuel economy is as easy as following these maintenance and driving tips. 

Dealing with brake noise

What does that squeaking mean? Find out ways to investigate – and possibly reduce brake noise.

How to change your automatic transmission fluid and filter

Nothing prolongs vehicle life more than regular fluid changes. Learn how to change your automatic transmission fluid and filter.

Shock absorbers

Time to replace your shock absorbers? Find out the wear warning signs and learn more about these crucial parts.

2WD vs. 4WD

Do you really need four-wheel drive to take it off road? Find out about upgrade options and modifications.

Spark plug diagnostics

Have suspicious spark plug symptoms? Know what signs and conditions to look for in your spark plugs.
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