Bad Car Battery Vs. Alternator-4 Signs to Tell the Difference
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Bad Car Battery Vs. Alternator-4 Signs to Tell the Difference

Click click click….click click click…Oh no, the click of doom! You’re in a hurry but your car isn’t cooperating.  But, ‘what the heck?’, you just replaced this battery; why isn’t your car starting? This is always fun, especially when you’re in a hurry and need to get to work or drop the kids off.  However,…

Should I Let My Car Idle Before Driving?
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Should I Let My Car Idle Before Driving?

I remember growing up and watching my parents run outside to “warm-up” the car before we went anywhere if the temperature dropped below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. In those days, they would let the car idle for at least 5 minutes. I never understood the concept of that.  This guide will discuss the pro’s and con’s…

How Often Do I Need To Wash My Car In Winter?
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How Often Do I Need To Wash My Car In Winter?

Living in Maine during the winter was no easy task, for so many reasons. One of which was the abuse that winter inflicted on my cars. And one of the most egregious assaults was on the cleanliness of my vehicles. Dirt, salt, and calcium chloride out a nice white layer of metal-eating film on my…

What Should My Tire Pressure Be In Cold Weather?
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What Should My Tire Pressure Be In Cold Weather?

I remember my first winter in Maine. One cold morning I went outside to go somewhere and one of my tires was flat and I couldn’t figure out why. Little did I know how the cold affects my tire air pressure. Ideally, the tire air pressure in cold weather should be between 30 and 35…

Best Car Battery For Winter- 7 Batteries Reviewed
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Best Car Battery For Winter- 7 Batteries Reviewed

It happens each year summer fades away and winter rolls on in. To some it’s a great time of year; to others it shoveling, slipping on ice, and winterizing. As hard as winter is on you, it’s much harder on your car. The salt and sand eat away underneath, the cold starts put a strain…

10 Warning Signs My Car Battery is Dying
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10 Warning Signs My Car Battery is Dying

You are running late for work and to make matters worse, your car won’t start. For most of us, it seems as if the dead battery comes out of nowhere, I know I used to think I didn’t see signs my car battery is dying. However, they are there. In this guide, I will go…

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How to Recondition A Car Battery-8 Simple Steps

I think sometimes we take our car batteries for granted.  They have no moving parts and remain largely unseen until something inevitably goes wrong.  That one time we go to start our car and it doesn’t want to do it.  Then the battery becomes the focus of our attention. Our first inclination is to run…

When Does A Car Battery Charge? You’ll Be Surprised
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When Does A Car Battery Charge? You’ll Be Surprised

When Does a Car Battery Charge? We ask a lot of our car batteries, don’t we?  I mean we depend on them to get our car started and sometimes we depend on them to charge our ever-important devices.  Now, we have discussed at length what to do when a car battery dies.  But with all…

How Many Ways Will My Car Battery Die? And How To Handle It
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How Many Ways Will My Car Battery Die? And How To Handle It

For many of us, our cars are our lifeline.  Our cars get us to work, school, vacation, or any number of other functions in our daily lives.  However, like some people in our lives, our cars prove to be undependable and fail us.  Our cars take a beating, they age, they wear down; if we…

Can My Car Battery Get Wet? 4 Things You Didn’t Know
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Can My Car Battery Get Wet? 4 Things You Didn’t Know

Can My Car Battery Get Wet? This is a reasonable question.  Afterall your car battery is kept warm and dry under the hood; so you may be concerned about introducing water to your car battery.  More than likely though, if your car battery gets wet you are more concerned about electrocuting yourself or causing catastrophic…