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DON'T IGNORE YOUR CHECK ENGINE LIGHT

Posted by Zane Winberg on

You’re in the middle of your busy day - working, running errands, accomplishing tasks, helping others, fulfilling family duties - and suddenly it’s there. Flashing and chiming, or maybe just glowing faintly on your dashboard. The dreaded check engine light is on. “Not today!” You whine, pleading with the light to just go away. You have far too much to do today, and definitely no time for an expensive and time-consuming Jiffy Lube trip. Surely it can’t be that big of a deal that the check engine light is on, right? It’s probably a malfunction. Or if something IS wrong...

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Mother’s Day: Ideas for Mom’s Car

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With Mother’s Day only a few days away, hopefully you have your mom or wife’s present locked down. Maybe you’ve been brainstorming for months and you’ve finally come up with the perfect gift to show her just how much she means to you. Or maybe you’re like men everywhere who are rushing to find something good. There’s no shame in that! The only problem with last minute gift searching is that you can get talked into gifts that are more expensive or fancier than you expected to buy. Resist the urge to buy that really expensive jewelry that she’ll never...

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Are Fuel Additives Worth It?

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Sometimes it can feel like your car is actually one long list of continual expenses: oil changes, new tires, fresh brake pads, a faulty taillight… not to mention the constant and repetitive cost of filing up with gas at the bottom of every empty tank. You have to do it; you have no choice. If you want to use your car you have to squeeze time into your busy day and squeeze dollars out of your tight budget in order to pay for those expensive gallons of precious gasoline. And when gas prices spike, it can hurt even more! If...

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DOES FUEL ADDITIVES WORK FOR SMALL ENGINES?

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For casual drivers, the list of auto maintenance procedures is very short: gas, car washes, oil changes, and state safety & emissions tests. If you drive a regular car in a regular way then you don’t need much more, right? The basic maintenance is great for taking care of average cars, and it will meet the needs of average drivers. All of those fancy products and services are usually aimed at high-end car owners, enthusiasts, racers, or those who own and operate big expensive vehicles for their jobs. After-market additions, fuel and engine additives, and other expensive products surely aren’t designed...

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4 TIPS FOR CAR MAINTENANCE ON THE CHEAP

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Part of becoming a fully functioning adult is understanding when to spend money and when to save it. You don’t want err on the side of doing things yourself or buying the cheapest products only to find that it all falls apart when you lack expertise. On the other hand you are understandably suspicious of companies who charge exorbitant fees for seemingly simple tasks or products. You know how the world works and how businesses make money - they need to charge more than the service or product is actually worth in order to turn a profit. But is it...

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