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How do Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors Work in Your Vehicle?

Many vehicles come equipped with automatically-dimming rearview mirrors these days. The purpose of this technology is preventing you from having to switch between the dimmed mirror function and the regular view. This technology is very convenient, and it also keeps you safe while you are driving.

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Cleaning Your Car Quickly

You’re in a rush to pick someone up, but your car’s a mess. If there’s no time to take the car for a proper washing, you can still give it the same look and fool almost anyone. Keep an emergency cleanup kit in your trunk for unexpected moments.

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Managing A Roadside Emergency

Roadside emergencies are never enjoyable, but if you can remain calm and apply some essential tips, then they don't have to ruin your entire day.

You should be prepared ahead of time with some basics such as extra food and water in case you get stuck in a bad spot that is difficult to get out of easily. 

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Let Your Car Have Clean Air

It is very important that your car or truck has clean air. Your vehicle needs an engine air filter to keep particles, pollutants, and dirt out of the engine. A dirty air filter will lead to poor engine performance. Cabin air filters allow you to get clean air inside. You don't want to inhale dirty air.

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What to Do When a Vehicle Still Won't Start After Being Jumped

While jumping a car is a good solution, it is not the only solution to a vehicle that is not going to start. As a matter of fact, there are many different causes for failure of a vehicle to start up. Therefore, it is important to know what other things can be done about a vehicle that won't start.

If a vehicle is not going to start from being jumped, that could be due to a less than adequate connection of the jumper cables at the terminals. One thing that you can do is rock the cables back and…

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Tires Should Not Be Ignored

Those who have new cars tend to not think about their tires. Tires are one of the most important aspects of your vehicle because bad tires can cause you to wreck. There are some signs that your tires need to be replaced.

Bulges are a sign of extreme wear. These show up on the outer surface of the tire and can lead to a sudden blowout. Treadwear patterns are another way of determining when you need to replace your tires. Look for unusual or overuse patters along the shoulder or center of the tire. If it looks smooth or if…

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Infotainment Systems in Cars are All the Rage

At one time, the only entertainment available in a car was the radio. All that changed thanks to technological developments dramatically. "Infotainment" is the colloquial term given to in-vehicle information and entertainment perks. More and more, would-be car buyers look at the "infotainment" perks available in a model before making a purchasing decision.

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Does Your Car Seat Fit Your Vehicle?

One consideration when choosing a new vehicle is that if you need to fit in a car seat, not all car seats fit in all vehicles. Even if all of the other features of the vehicle are just right, if it will not keep your child safe, it is best to keep looking to find one that does.

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