If you’re driving at night with fogged over or dirty headlights, you’re risking the possibility of not seeing an obstacle in the road. That can spell a serious accident. Not only that, but if condensation and grime are allowed to sit inside a headlight for a long period of time, the possibility for headlight failure Read on! →


Gasoline contaminated with water can ruin your fuel injectors. At about $150 each to replace, that can add up fast for a six or eight cylinder engine. While occurrences are rare, it happens, and it can be a very difficult thing to prove. Car wouldn’t start Last week, Trinity, Ala., resident Celestra Gordon stopped to Read on! →


A little bit of rust on your car may seem like just a cosmetic issue, but rust can be a much bigger problem. Rust on a vehicle can eat away at the components, the structure and the safety. If you do have rust in or on your car, the best way to handle it is Read on! →


One of most crucial aspects of making an engine run is the spark, which blows up the air and gas mixture; the most common methods of doing this are mechanical distributors and/or ignition coils. The latter is now all but universal, the former having been phased out over the past 20 years. Where happened to Read on! →


The headlight assembly on most vehicles usually includes a lamp, a reflector and a lens. The lens, which faces dirt, grime and bugs on a daily basis, needs to be cleaned in order to stay safe. When headlights go bad Headlights that are especially dim or difficult to focus could be an indicator that the Read on! →


At some point in the life of your vehicle, you will face a scratched windshield. Provided the scratch wasn’t produced by a bowling ball or high-caliber gunfire, there’s a possibility that you can fix your windshield scratch. If Windex isn’t doing the trick, follow this procedure for repairing a windshield scratch. Get going with the Read on! →


A predatory lending practice in the mortgage industry outlawed by the financial reform bill escaped regulation in the auto lending industry. “Dealer reserve” is a legal practice similar to yield spread premiums; the practice of steering borrowers toward more expensive loans in exchange for a kickback. Although yield spread premiums are now illegal, dealer reserve Read on! →


Before you hop into the car and drive to the corner store like a good little consumer, do you ever find yourself wanting to rankle the neighbors by dropping the clutch, smoking the tires and throwing down some big league burnout? Ah, the smell of napalmed tires in the morning – smells like victory for Read on! →


A car can get you there faster, but it can also kill in an instant. Drunk driving and distracted driving can lead to death on the highway, as can drivers who are otherwise unable to operate a vehicle safely. Whether intentional or not, the unlawful killing of another with a vehicle is called vehicular homicide, Read on! →


Flashing — or erasing and reprogramming — your engine’s computer is a legitimate way to keep a car’s engine control modules (ECMs) up to date. This is done on nearly all vehicles 1996 and newer to ensure that the microprocessors in such areas as the power train and fuel injectors are regulating their systems properly. Read on! →