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A man driving on a summer day. There are five major things to check when preparing your car for summer. From checking your car's tires to checking the air conditioning system, here's what you should do if you're getting ready for summer.

How To Prepare Your Car For Summer

Wondering how to prepare your car for summer? The season’s warm weather can be hard on your ride, placing stress on everything from its air conditioner to its battery. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help your vehicle cruise through the heat without breaking a sweat. Read on to learn how to get your car ready for the dog days of summer. The tasks listed below are easy to…

A car's battery. No one likes being stranded with a dead battery. Here are six easy tips to follow that will help you preserve the lifespan of your car's battery.

How to Preserve Car Battery Life

Your car battery is weak and you don’t know what is draining it. Likely, a combination of reasons is a factor here, including extreme weather and your driving habits. With care, you can extend battery life beyond the usual few years that it’s expected to last. We’ll take a look at how to preserve car battery life in an effort to reduce the risk of you someday becoming stranded.

A car battery in an engine bay. What happens once your car's battery runs out of juice? A car battery gets recycled when it reaches the end of its lifespan. Here's how the process works.

How Are Car Batteries Recycled?

If you’re a vehicle owner who knows the dangers associated with lead-based car batteries, you’ve probably asked the question, “How are car batteries recycled?” Recycling these batteries is essential. The average lead-acid car battery contains as much as 20 pounds of lead. If not properly disposed of, this metal can cause toxicity that can be harmful to both humans and the environment…