Whether it’s engine oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze, battery acid or air conditioning Freon, detecting auto leaks is essential to maintaining proper function of your vehicle. Some leaks can be seen, others have a distinct odor and some require more detailed inspection, according to Machinery Lubrication. Here are some detection and prevention tips and tricks for Read on! →


We all know that we are supposed to change the oil in our cars on a regular basis, but other than natural or synthetic, most people don’t usually think much about what oil goes in or comes out. Re-refined or re-processed oil is engine lubricant that is exactly what it sounds like — used oil Read on! →


If you know how to change a flat tire, you’ve achieved one of the basic steps in automotive literacy and have my permission to pat yourself on the back for a moment. If you don’t know how to change a flat tire, however, there’s no time like the present to learn. Most us aren’t driving Read on! →


It’s well known that just about everything at a car dealership is negotiable. The fact that your car purchase may be negotiable, though, means that there is strategy involved. There are times that are better than others to buy a car. Making sure that you are approaching a car salesman at the right time is Read on! →


If you’ve ever shopped for a used car at a dealership, you’ve probably seen a document hanging either on the rear view mirror or a side mirror, or affixed to a window. This document, called a Buyer’s Guide, is intended to inform you of what kind of warranty will apply to your vehicle upon purchase. Read on! →