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Close-up view of an engine belt under the hood

What Causes a Squeaky Belt on a Car?

What’s that sound? Your vehicle, which usually purrs like a kitten, has started squeaking like a mouse. If it happens when your car is running, but not moving, it’s most likely an issue with a belt. If your car is making unusual sounds, you might have a belt issue. Here’s what to look (and listen) for…

SUV covered in snow in front of a brick house

How to Unfreeze Windshield Wipers

Knowing how to unfreeze windshield wipers is important if you live in a region that experiences cold winters. Your car’s wipers serve a critical role in keeping your windshield clear, so you can see the road ahead during ice- or snowstorms…

Two parked cars covered in snow with their windshield wipers up

Why Do You Need Winter Windshield Wipers?

With winter in full force, you may have noticed that your windshield wipers are just not cutting it. The weather is throwing snow, sleet and frost at you, and your windshield wipers are struggling to keep the glass clear. But are winter windshield wipers really that different than regular wipers? First, let’s take a look at different windshield wipers and how they work…

Wiper Blade Replacement

Wiper Blade Replacement: When and Why

Windshield wiper blade replacement probably isn’t something you think about until it rains and you find that your wipers are doing a lousy job of clearing the glass in front of you. Rubber wiper blades deteriorate gradually over time, so to prevent poor vision when you need…

Headlights on a gray car. Working headlights are essential for every vehicle on the road.

5 Tips for Changing Headlights on New Cars

Changing headlights is part of maintaining your car. While it’s usually a job you can do yourself in the driveway, not all headlights are the same, especially in newer cars where there can be a lot packed into a small space. Here are a few tips for changing the headlight bulbs in your car, truck or SUV…