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Do You Change Your Car's Oil Yourself? Learn How to Properly Dispose of It

If you are familiar with car's, you may change the oil in your vehicle yourself. This can help you to save some money, or may even be a task you enjoy doing. However, when you are done, you are left with old, used oil. By law, this oil has to properly be disposed of. It cannot simply be tossed in the trash or sent down a street gutter. This is because oil can be harmful to our water supplies and animals. But this leaves you with an important question. What should you do with your old oil?

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Signs You Have a Radiator Leak

Your car's radiator has an important function. It helps to keep your car's engine from overheating. However, if the radiator has a leak, it may be unable to perform its job well. If your car's engine were to overheat, substantial damage can be done to the engine. This is why it is so important to know what the signs are that something may be wrong with your radiator and to take your car to an auto repair shop as soon as possible if you notice any of these signs. Here are a few of the signs that your car may have a radiator leak.

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What Does a Company That Buys Junk Cars Do with Those Junk Cars?

You have likely heard or seen radio, television or billboard advertisements for companies that buy junk cars. When you hear this, you may find yourself wondering why anyone would buy a junk car and what they do with those cars. Here are three different things that companies that buy junkers do with those old cars.

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Factors to Consider When Deciding Whether to Sell or Fix an Old Junk Car

If you have an older car, there may come a point in time where that car needs major repairs. You may find yourself wondering if you should really make the repairs or if the car is too far gone and it just needs to be sold to a junk buyer. Making this decision can be challenging, as there are multiple factors to consider. Here are three important factors that will help guide you to the right decision for you and your car.

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Four Signs You have a Bad or Failing Radiator

The radiator has one job and it's an important one: to keep your engine from overheating. Internal combustion engines produce a lot of heat when in use. The coolant in your vehicle circulates through the engine and the radiator, absorbs the heat and uses the air passing through the radiator to cool it down. 

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How to Self Diagnose your Check Engine light

We've all been there. Driving home after a long day at work when all of the sudden that ominous check engine light shines brightly on your car's instrument panel. As questions of what the issue could be start popping into your head, all you can see are dollar signs. Especially considering most mechanics charge a premium just to diagnose the issue.

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What You Should Know About Selling a Junk Car

If you have a car that was badly damaged in an accident or isn't running and isn't worth the investment to fix, you may be thinking about selling it as a junk car. If you have never done this before, you may have questions about doing this. Here are a few questions you may have about selling a junk car and the answers to those questions.

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Reasons Why You May Want to Replace a Car Door

Your car door is an important, yet overlooked, part of your car. It allows you to enter and exit the vehicle. However, there are times when your automobile's door may need to be replaced. Here are three reasons why a door may need to be replaced on your car.

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4 Eco-Friendly Tips for Disposing of Oil

If you have used motor oil and you’re not sure how to dispose of it, there are eco-friendly ways to make sure that it doesn’t end-up in a landfill, where it can damage the environment. Instead, you can make sure the oil is properly disposed of or recycled, by following the eco-friendly tips below. You and your community will be glad you did.

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Is a Rebuilt Transmission Worth the Cost?

When your transmission is on the fritz, it may conjure thoughts about expensive repairs or even a new vehicle, but there is a better option. Rebuilding a transmission can save you a lot of money over the short-term, while keeping car payments out of your monthly budget. For many, rebuilding their transmission is worth the initial cost.

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