Category Archives: Understanding Your Car

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Front-Wheel Drive vs All-Wheel Drive Comparison

Differences Between FWD and AWD

Considering purchasing a vehicle? Before you decide on a model, you should determine which drivetrain you require. While there are several options, two of the most common drivetrains are front-wheel drive (FWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD). What’s the difference? Which one is right for you? To help you pick, we will explore the advantages and disadvantages of both options.

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List of Emergency Kit Items to Keep in your Car

Essentials You Should Always Have Inside Your Vehicle

Sometimes, you never know when your vehicle will require maintenance. It may be before you leave for work or while you are already on the road. To minimize stress, it’s best that every driver has prepared an emergency kit for their car to use when needed. Here’s our list of emergency kit items you should always keep inside your vehicle.

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Car driving on a rural road at night

Pros and Cons of Halogen and LED Headlights

What’s the Difference Between LED and Halogen Lightbulbs?

As you drive home from work, you likely have noticed that different cars shine different lights. LEDs and halogen headlights are two of the most common headlights used by drivers today. What’s the difference between LED and halogen lightbulbs? Is one better than the other? Below, we will review the notable pros and cons of each option.

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How Do I Know if My Car Battery is Failing?

Warning Signs that the Battery in Your Vehicle Needs to Get Replaced

Like many things in this world, your car relies on electricity to function. Every vehicle utilizes a battery to supply energy to the engine and all electrical components inside your car. Without it, you won’t be able to drive your car at all, creating a big inconvenience for you if you must travel. So, how do you know if your car battery is failing? Here are a few of the most common warning signs that the battery in your vehicle needs to get replaced.

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When Should I Get My Tires Replaced?

How to Tell When You Need New Tires on Your Vehicle

Regardless of how often you drive your vehicle, your tires will need to get replaced at some point. However, it’s not always obvious when you should get your tires replaced. How much tread should I watch for? What is the recommended amount of time I can go? If I don’t drive my car, can I go even longer without replacing the tires? Here, we will discuss when you should get your tires replaced.

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