Strange Car Sounds—And What They Could Mean
Your car is always giving you feedback, but are you listening? An auto repair shop owner and licensed auto service technician describes common car sounds, and reveals what they could possibly mean.
20 Essential Tools Every Car Mechanic Needs
If you're doing car repairs, you need these items in your toolbox.
How to Recharge a Dead Car Battery Quickly—and Safely
We break down the right method to use depending on the situation.
What to Do When Your Car Won’t Start
Try these troubleshooting tricks before you call in the tow truck.
20+ Things You Must Do to Get Your Car Ready for Winter
This handy checklist will help you avoid no-starts, frozen doors and other seasonal maintenance issues that could leave you stranded.
How to Fix Rust On Your Car
If you ignore rust spots on your car, they'll spread and turn your sheet metal into Swiss cheese in no...
Why Are My Brakes Squeaking?
Brake squeal is not uncommon; often caused by worn brake hardware, pads or rotor finish. But are squeaky brakes dangerous...
Why You Shouldn’t Attach Any Other Keys to Your Ignition Key
It's hard to believe something as small as keys could have such a big impact on your vehicle.
50% of Canadian Cars Have This Tire Problem
Addressing the issue—along with these other often-neglected maintenance services—can extend the life of your car, and save you a lot...
This Genius Hack Will Keep Your Car Windows from Fogging Up
With the help of a few ordinary household items, you won't have to worry about foggy car windows ever again.
Can You Put Racing Oil in Your Daily Driver?
Racing oil is a special blend of oil designed for the rigours of high speeds—not for daily driving. Here's why...
5 DIY Car Repair and Maintenance Tasks To Keep Your Car Running Well
No one likes paying for car repairs and maintenance. Save money by doing these simple maintenance tasks and repairs yourself.
What It Means If You See a Red or Yellow Dot on Your Tires
If you had new tires installed recently, red and yellow paint dots on the sidewall are perfectly normal. Here's why...
Why Does My Battery Keep Losing Its Charge?
If your car battery keeps losing its charge, don't ignore it. Here's why it happens and what you should do...
How Long Should a Car Battery Last?
When it comes to predicting how long car batteries last, several factors come into play.
How to Jump Start a Car Safely
Ever found yourself stranded with a weak or dead car battery? Learn how to jump start your car safely with...
This is the Dirtiest Place in Your Car
According to new research, parts of your car can be dirtier than a toilet seat. Can you guess which is...
Is a High Mileage Oil Filter Worth It?
High mileage oil filters and motor oil, which fight corrosion and other problems caused by combustion gases, can be especially...
11 Things You Should Never Keep in Your Glove Compartment
While drivers need to keep important documents in their vehicles, keeping them in your glove compartment can also make you...
How to Fix Paint Chips on a Car in 4 Easy Steps
If you ignore chips and dings in your car's paint, they'll turn into a much bigger problem: Rust. Here's how...
8 Car Anti-Theft Devices to Protect Your Ride
According to reports, 87,000 vehicles were stolen across Canada in 2019 alone. Keep your car safe—and maintain your peace of...
This is the Best Polish For Your Dashboard—and It’s in Your Pantry!
A budget-friendly way to make your dashboard shine—without chemicals.