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red and black jumper cables

Red and Black Jumper Cables, Which One is Positive?

Jumper cables seem so simple, don’t they? There are two wires and two clamps, basically. But man alive, if you get those two wires mixed up, you are in for a world of hurt. So when you need to jump-start your car, it is essential to know which cable is positive and which one is…

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Why Did My Jumper Cables Melt? Top 5 Reasons…

Having your battery die is bad enough, but when your emergency equipment fails it’s like adding insult to injury. If your battery has ever died, you know the importance of keeping jumper cables in your car. But what do you do when your jumper cables melt? Here are the top 5 reasons why this might…

what to know before you use jumper cables

4 Things You Need to Know Before You Use Jumper Cables

Well, it’s finally happened, you go to start your car and you get the click of death or worse…nothing at all. Your car battery is dead and now it’s time to bust out those jumper cables you have been carrying around with you. Before you call your friend to bring you a donor car, there…

Jumper Cables in Grey Scale

Do Jumper Cables Go Bad? What You Should Know!

‘It depends on your definition of “bad.” Obviously, it’s not ideal if they’ve corroded and you’re stuck with a messed-up connection. But cables don’t necessarily go bad; they can become less effective as time goes on, but only if the cables deteriorate enough to require replacement. So cables can become less effective with time, but…

Jumper Cables

Do Cars Come With Jumper Cables? 3 Things You Need to Know

We have all seen it. A red and black lifeline extending from one car to another. Hopefully, restoring life to a dead car battery from a live one. Yes, the jumper cables can be a lifesaver…if you have a set. All too often, however, you find yourself without a set of jumper cables when you…

Best Cleaning Agents For Windshield Wipers

What is the Best Cleaning Agent To Clean Windshield Wipers With? 6 Suggestions

Windshield wipers are one of the most important parts of your car. They allow you to see clearly when it’s raining, snowing, or sleeting outside so that you can drive safely. But what many people don’t realize is that if their windshield wipers are dirty, they won’t function properly and will leave streaks on the…

Windshield Wiper FAQ's

Windshield Wiper FAQ’s-6 and counting!

I think we often take windshield wipers for granted; they are sort of out-of-sight, out-of-mind. Until something goes wrong or we need to replace them. Here are a few frequently asked questions about windshield wipers that I hope you find useful. How Do I Know If Windshield Wipers Are Compatible? How can you prevent your…

Clix Wiper Blades Review

8 Reasons to Buy Clix Wiper Blades-My Review

Finding the right wiper blades for your vehicle can be time-consuming. Which one is right for your vehicle? You can spend time in the store looking through the dreaded windshield wiper book to find the correct size. Or you can use the in-store “computer” to find which wipers are right for your car. But those…

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5 Best Ways to Protect Your Dashcam from Heat or Cold

Summer is here and we all know how hot our cars get in the summer. In fact, here in Florida, the average cabin temperature for a car is 116 degrees! Yikes! Now we ALL know how we feel when stepping inside a 116-degree car. Blah! How do you think your sensitive piece of electronic equipment…

Will a Dashcam Work Without an SD Card? What You Need to Know

Now that you have a nice shiny new dashcam, how does it work. One of the most basic things you need to consider is where you are going to store all of that wonderful new video. So, will a dashcam work without an SD card? The short answer is ‘YES’ if …and this is a…