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  • Used tire placement won't leave heads spinning

    Used tire placement won't leave heads spinning
    Q: Let's say you were involved in the sale of four high-quality used tires. They had 15,000 miles on them, were well maintained, and had been rotated at 7,500 miles front-to-back. My question is this: Would you care where you put those tires on the car...
  • Simple Green a solution or a problem?

    Simple Green a solution or a problem?
    Q: Quite simply, can I use Simple Green to clean the aluminum wheels on my '87 Mustang GT and my '03 Monte Carlo SS? If it gets on the brake rotors and brake pads will this be a problem? — J.W., Suffield, Conn. A: You have the green light to...
  • Ferrari Offers Seven Years Free Maintenance

     
    There is one itsy-bitsy downside to Ferrari ownership: the cost of maintenance. When the price of an oil change hits four digits even the most well-heeled car owner can blanch. To assuage these fears, Ferrari has announced a new seven-year......
  • Nice to know

     
    Regular oil changes are a key way to prolong the life of an engine, but automakers have lengthened recommended intervals in recent years to as many as 10,000 miles. "Oil-change intervals are determined by operating conditions and driver habits, not......
  • Three Plug-Ins: The Cost to Drive

     
    In a previous post, we compared the driving experience of three plug-in cars: the Nissan Leaf, the Chevrolet Volt and a Prius Plug-In demonstration car that is still a work in progress ahead of a 2012 retail product launch. Here,......
  • Save money by avoiding car maintenance misconceptions

     
    The “service engine soon” light recently lit up the dashboard of my Nissan. Not only did that mean my car needed maintenance, it also meant I’d be spending money – and probably a lot of it. I hate dealing with car troubles. It’...
  • Lincoln Rolls Out Free Maintenance Incentive

     
    While many luxury automakers offer free maintenance as a rule, Lincoln is rolling out a short-term incentive through Sept. 7 on all new Lincolns for free maintenance. The program covers scheduled maintenance ??? including oil changes, tire rotation,...
  • Ways to Save on Car Maintenance

    Ways to Save on Car Maintenance
    Even as cars evolve to need less-frequent care, maintenance and replacement costs can take a big bite out of your wallet. Don't worry, we're not going to try to teach you how to rebuild an engine or even dirty your hands -- just how to make smart...
  • 5 ways to extend the life of your car

    5 ways to extend the life of your car
    Irv Gordon owns a 1966 Volvo P1800 with more than 2.8 million miles on the odometer. He holds the Guinness World Record for the most miles driven by a single owner in a noncommercial vehicle. The car still has the original engine (although it has been...
  • Problem solved

    Problem solved
    For many, especially in this economy, practical gifts are greatly appreciated. So in addition to the great gift choices in stores consider giving a solution gift - something special that helps solve a problem or makes someone's life just a little bit...
  • Pay if Forward Challenge #5 - Nikki Snyder

    Pay if Forward Challenge #5 - Nikki Snyder
    Nikki Snyder left the Fox 17 studio with $200 and a flip camera to record her good deeds.  The impact she made had a snowball affect on her community. "We're at Speedy Oil and Lube and this is Alex," Nikki said into her flip cam. "This is a free oil...
  • Does his Cadillac need an oil change every 5 months?

    Does his Cadillac need an oil change every 5 months?
    I took my 2008 Cadillac CTS in for an oil change the other day and the service manager told me my car had a recall regarding the onboard computer's suggested oil life. GM decided that it should be reset to recommend that the oil would be changed more...