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The 7 Signs Of Summer Stress

Those autumn leaves are a colorful reminder--it’s time for your vehicle’s post-summer checkup.

Here’s our list of the seven most common issues that can turn minor upkeep into expensive repairs. Plus some autumn driving tips.

Treat Your Eyes To Cleaner, Brighter Headlights

A bright, shiny new set of bulbs placed inside a pair of clean headlights reduces eye strain and improves your view of the road. And that’s vitally important this time of year as night driving becomes the norm.

Don't Drive In Haze, Remove Filmy Glare

Learn what causes that cloudy film on the inside of your windshield and what gets rid of it.

First Hues of Autumn, First Hint of Trouble?

Fall brings the arrival of pumpkin spice lattes and picturesque foliage. But it’s also the season to address any vehicle problems before winter rushes in.

The Telltale Sign Your Battery’s In Trouble

Corrosion is never a good thing, especially when it comes to your vehicle’s battery.

But why does it happen and what can you do about it?

Don't Let All The Small Electronics Turn A Good Day Bad

It’s not enough anymore for your car’s battery to just help start the engine. It also needs to power a navigation system, charge your cell phone, operate a back-up camera and a plethora of 21st century conveniences.

So how do you ensure your battery has enough strength to do all that and prevent you from being stranded thousands of miles from home on your summer road trip?

Multipoint Inspection Finds The Problems You Don't See

Winter arrives quickly and hits hard in many parts of the country. Scheduling a multipoint inspection for the vehicle is crucial with frosty, frigid months ahead.

Don't Let Bug Goo Make A Sticky Mess Of Your Exterior

A midsummer's drive can turn your vehicle into a piece of abstract art, especially above roadways where insects tend to congregate. Their remains mess up a vehicle’s appearance, and, given enough time, the sun bakes them and harms the finishes and protective coatings.

Helpful Ways To Talk To Your Teen About Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a major factor on our roadways, and no one does it more than teen drivers.

A recent study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows nearly two-thirds of all teen crashes involve a distraction behind the wheel.

Top 5 Things Every Motorist Needs To Check Before Leaving Town

Hitting the open road remains one of the best cures for cabin fever. See our pre-trip checklist plus a reader bonus--useful take-alongs.

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