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Car Oil Leak
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One of the unfortunate consequences of owning an older car is oil leaks. Unless you have a cracked engine block, the oil is leaking from a seam or seal. There are a lot of products in a can that claim to be able to solve recurring oil leak problems, but

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Car Smell
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You can often tell there’s something wrong with your car by a change in how it handles or how it sounds. One of the most overlooked methods to diagnose a problem is odor. Sometimes, when your car exhibits a smell that it didn’t before, you’re seeing (or in this case,

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As much as people talk about it, you’d be amazed how often people overlook checking their oil. A simple check is one of the best and most important things you can do for your car. Granted, there are some newer cars that don’t have an engine oil dipstick and instead




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As many automotive DIY-ers eventually do, I’m currently knee-deep in my first engine swap. In my case, I’m not going for an exotic swap to win points at a car show. I’m also not building an sleeper that’ll win at the drag strip. I’m just doing a one-for-one swap to




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So, it’s time to change your oil. You drain the oil, change the filter, and fill the crankcase with fresh oil, right? Yes, but there’s actually a lot of science behind what’s going on in your engine to keep it running for the long haul. Above all, there’s the oil




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When it comes to working on a car, there’s a lot to keep in mind. While many people are scrupulous about items such as correct oil and coolant specifications, there are other chemicals you wouldn’t necessarily think of, but are important to pay attention to in the long term. Often,




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